Synapse Produções

Independent distribution company servicing Free TV, Pay TV, OTTs, Inflight and institutional markets. Synapse has been placing and managing rights of top quality content since the 90’s. Provider of Brazilian independent shows to comply with ANCINE’s Pay TV quota. VOD Aggregator for iTunes, Netflix, DLA,Google Play, Net NOW and more.

Main Activities: Distribution, Post Production,

Content Genres: Animation, Docs & Factual, Drama, Kids & Youth, Educational,

Content Broadcasted In: Netflix, Amazon, HBO, Sony/AXN, Globosat, Arte France, Canal +.

João Worcman

joaoworcman@synapse.com.br

+55 (21) 99871-3003

Luisa Campos

luisacampos@synapse.com.br

+55 21 2537-1211

Sobral - The man that had no price

Format: 1 x 80'

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: In 1999, a young lawyer accessed classified recordings of the judgments of political prisoners during the Brazilian military regime. He found precious speeches of Sobral Pinto, one of Brazil's most famous lawyers, recognized for fighting for democracy and justice during the Brazilian dictatorship.

To be completed in: 2012

Mário Lago - The Soul of Brazil

Format: 1 x 94'

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: The film presents the life and work of one of Brazil's most renowned artists, Mario Lago. An actor and author, he was a man of strong opinion though being very charismatic and his contribution to Brazilian theater and television was tremendous. A dynamic biography about this complete artist.

To be completed in: 2012

Awesome Trips

Format: 15 x 26'

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: A TV series about a dauntless couple on an two-year adventure through nothing less than 46 countries. Besides provisions and clothes for any kind of weather, they carry their best friend Tapa, a Labrador with a clumsy behavior.

To be completed in: 2012

Broadcasted: TLC Discovery (BR)

Teaser: vimeo.com/136308127

A Century of Samba

Format: 13 x 22'

Target: Adult /

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: Brought to Brazil by African slaves in the early 1900's, Samba music immediately became a favorite in the slums of Rio and, later, part of the country’s cultural heritage. The series recounts 100 years of its history through the Samba schools, songs and talents that made it known worldwide.

To be completed in: 2015

Molly Monster

Animation / Kids & Youth /

Format: 1 x 70'

Target: Kids / Pre-School /

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: Molly Monster is the deeply-loved only-monster of Popo and Etna Monster. When Mama gives birth to an egg, Molly sets out on a journey to find her new place in the family.

To be completed in: 2016

Broadcasted: Netflix

Teaser: https://vimeo.com/192935944

Winx Club - The Mystery of the Abyss

Animation / Kids & Youth /

Format: 1 x 83'

Target: Kids / Tweens /

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: The Winx Club is struggling with a terrible mystery that will make your heart beat faster! The archenemies of the Winx Club team up with the evil nymph Politea and find out that, to defeat the fairies once and for all and become invincible, it takes very little: a Pearl hidden in the Deep of the Infinite Ocean!

To be completed in: 2014

Broadcasted: Netflix

Teaser: https://vimeo.com/192934929

Kabadio

Current Affairs /

Format: 1 x 95'

Target: Adult /

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: In the heart of Casamance (southern region of Senegal), the people of a small Muslim village called Kabadio struggle in the midst of a civil war and the smuggling of goods. A deep dive into a new world, filled with rituals, where mysticism seems to be their only shield.

To be completed in: 2016

Teaser: https://vimeo.com/166749375

Piano Stories

Docs & Factual / Music /

Format: 1 x 77'

Target: All ages /

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: A film about emotional encounters, the relationship between musicians and their instruments and a pianist who asserts his identity through the universal character of his work. The film follows pianist Benjamim Taubkin and his piano in an auditory experience, with no dialogue interference, enriched by musicians from Brazil, Bolivia and South Korea.

To be completed in: 2017

Teaser: https://vimeo.com/220501867