ENTERTAINMENT
KRYSSE MELLO

 

Krysse Mello is the executive producer and co-founder of Barry Company. Over the years, garnered a long list of national and international awards in her career in advertising. Nowadays, also produces movies and television shows.

Co-produced of the movie “Brazilian Western” [world premiere in the Toronto International Film Festival] and “Eduardo e Monica”, both directed by René Sampaio, the short film “Tatuape Mahal Tower”, by Carolina Markowicz and Fernanda Salloum, the documentary “4All”, directed by Marcelo Mesquita, the tv series “Impure”, produced for the Fox Premium Chanel, and the feature filme “Petit Mal”, directed by Lucas Camargo de Barros and Nicolas Thomé Zetune [world premiere at FIDMarseille 2018].

MARIANA RICCIARDI

 

Mariana Ricciardi is the head of the company’s department of entertainment, leading all the stages of production for the company’s projects, from fundraising to PR affairs. She was in charge of feature films such as the drama "Clandestine Childhood", by Benjamin Avila, a co-production among Argentina, Spain and Brazil, pre-nominated for the Oscar’s 2013 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was selected by festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, San Sebastian, besides having sold in over 60 countries. 

She was also executive producer of the Brazilian Unit of the movie "This Is Not a Ball", by Vik Muniz and Juan Rendón, pre-nominated for the Oscar’s 2015 Academy Awards for Best Documentary. Ricciardi is the producer of the feature film “Petit Mal”, directed by Lucas Camargo de Barros and Nicolas Thomé Zetune. Its world premiere was during the last edition of FID Marseille. The documentary “4All”, by Marcelo Mesquita, and the television movie “Love Square”, by René Sampaio - a coproduction with Globo Filmes, audience highlight in the Rede Globo programming of the end of the year - are also important titles of the company that Mariana produced ahead of Barry Company.

Her name is related to productions such as “Lilyhammer – 3rd season” – Netflix; “Gorila”, by José Eduardo Belmonte; “Heleno”, by José Henrique Fonseca; “The Silver Cliff”, by Karim Aïnouz; “Love in 4 Acts”, by Bruno Barreto, Roberto Talma e Tadeu Jungle – a minisseries for Rede Globo; “Tomorrow Never Again”, by Tadeu Jungle; “Stillborn”, by Paulo Machline; “Cabeça a Prêmio”, by Marco Ricca, among other achievements in television and films. Next October, the TV series “Impure”, a coproduction with FOX for FOX Premium will be released and Mariana is responsible for the dramaturgic supervision and the production. 

RENÉ SAMPAIO

 

His debut feature film “Brazilian Western”, a coproduction with Globo Filmes, conquered the public of over 1,5 million spectators in theaters. The film was the big winner in the 13thBrazilian Cinema Grand Prix, in seven categories, including best fiction film. “Brazilian Western” also received the 10thPrêmio Fiesp do Cinema Brasileiro [2014] for Best Motion Picture, as well as the international recognition with the Special Jury Award, in the Dallas International Film Festival. 

In television, co-directed the tv series “Dupla Identidade”, winner of the Globo Entretenimento Award, written by Gloria Perez with head direction of Mauro Mendonça Filho. His latest work was the television movie “Amor Ao Quadrado” [Love Squared], broadcasted on december 24th, 2016, a Globo and Globo Films partnership. 

In 2018, premieres the first season of the tv series “Impure”, directed in a partnership with Tomás Portella for FOX Premium. In 2019, will release his second feature film “Eduardo e Mônica”, based on the homonymous song by Renato Russo, a coproduction with Globo Filmes, distributed by Downtown Filmes. 

Represented abroad by Paradigm, he is also a renowned director of short films and advertisement, having directed over 400 commercial ads. among the over 40 awards for his works in advertisement, it stands out a few awards, such as the Lion at Cannes Festival, 4 Professional of The Year Awards and a Sol de Oro at Fiap.