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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].

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.

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Juliana Funaro is a Partner and Executive Director of Barry Company’s Entertainment Division. Law School graduate from USP with post-graduate studies in International Law from Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris-France), Funaro has been a part of the entertainment business for 22 years. For the past 13 years, she has dedicated her career exclusively to the film and TV industry. Producer of over 15 audiovisual works, she has a broad experience in international co-productions (France, Italy, Japan, United States, Uruguay, England, and Portugal), dedicating the last 13 years to content production for Primo Filmes, where she was Partner and Executive Director ahead of projects that successfully screened and awarded at many prestigious film festivals such as Sundance Film Festival, Cannes (both Critic’s Week and Director’s Fortnight), Locarno, Berlin, IDFA and Toronto. She has produced TV Series that aired in most major channels such as Fox, Disney, Turner, Discovery, Globosat, TV Cultura, HBO, among others, highlighting her expertise in team management and strategic planning, as well as a rigorous control over proceedings and deliverables in the Brazilian audiovisual market chain. Nowadays, Funaro acts as Executive Director and Producer of Barry Company’s Entertainment Division, ahead of numerous projects and productions, such as international productions with Israel, Portugal, Uruguay, and France; and ahead of TV series for networks such as Fox, Band and Globo. Produced the feature film Shine Your Eyes, whose world debut will happen on February 21, 2020 at the 70th Berlinale.