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Summary

  • Extensive experience with film industry working at Film Markets and Festivals in several countries
  • Background in strategic planning of events for Brazilian creative economy organizations
  • 7+ years of experience coordinating guest services for film, literary and sports events
  • 5+ years of experience producing art exhibitions, managing logistics and display
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment smoothly and to work cooperatively
  • Fluent in English, French and Portuguese, with advanced knowledge of Spanish

Work History

20132015

Assistant Manager

Cinema do Brasil - Film export program (Brazil)
  • Assisted structuring the Program's actions to promote film export expansion plans, and supervised its budget;
  • Managed communication with supporters, associated companies (Brazilian production and distribution companies), and international partners (foreign distributors and sales agents);
  • Developed and managed all Brazilian displays at trade shows in major film markets and festivals, including Berlinale, Cannes Film Festival, Toronto IFFSXSW and America Film Market.
20132013

Guest Relations Director

FLIP-Paraty International Literary Festival (Brazil)
  • Oversaw travel arrangements of invited authors, coordinating itineraries and schedules;
  • Coordinated the communication regarding the participation of the authors with publishers, translators, institutional partners, interpreters, etc;
  • Managed guest services team with 27 staff on total.
20092013

Freelance Exhibitions / Production Coordinator

SESC SP - Cultural organization (Brazil)
  • Coordinated the production of visual art exhibitions and multimedia events;
  • Supervised contracts / work schedules for suppliers, educators and artistic producers;
  • Researched content and supervised the production of exhibition publications.
20112012

Exhibitions Coordinator

Tomie Ohtake Institute (Brazil)
  • Coordinated regional and international art exhibitions, including Louise BourgeoisJoseph BeuysJasper JohnsSteve McCurryCharles Chaplin, among others; 
  • Managed work schedules of key institute's staff and curators, collection managers, conservators, set designers, art handlers, installers, graphic suppliers, technicians, etc; 
  • Negotiated loans of artworks with private collectors, galleries and museums; 
  • Supervised art shipping logistics for temporary importation and copyrights agreements.
20062012

Guest Service Manager

Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil)
  • Invited films and filmmakers, contacted producers, distributors and sales agents;
  • Negotiated partnerships and support; managed hotels bookings and air tickets reservations;
  • Coordinated Guest department in charge of hosting nearly 200 guests each Festival;
  • Prepared the render of accounts and the final report for partners and supporters.
20072008

Assistant Coordinator for PR & Events Department

ANDI – News Agency for Childhood Rights (Brazil)
  • Organized travel arrangements and assisted the production of national and international events;
  • Supervised the graphic production and the distribution of the Agency's publications;
  • Managed permanent archives, databases, contact mailings and stock photos.
20062007

Assistant Coordinator for Sports Events 

INSERIR - NGO for Paralympic sport (Brazil)
  • Assisted the production for the Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup 2006;
  • Coordinated Guest service, in charge of hospitality logistics for over 200 athletes from 33 countries;
  • Articulated with national and international Tennis Federations for the event;
  • Pre-production of Brazil Open of Wheelchair Tennis 2007.
20052005

Assistant Exhibitions Coordinator

ARTE 21 - Office for Art and Cultural Projects (Brazil)
  • Assisted in the organization of FotoArte project (36 simultaneous photo exhibitions in various states), workshops, portfolio readings, press conferences, etc;
  • Managed art transportation and insurance logistics;
  • Coordinated catalogue content development and production.
20032003

Assistant Video Producer (Internship)

Société de Production Audiovisuelle Label Télé (France)
  • Organized shooting schedules and coordinated transportation, staff lodging and meals;
  • Booked studio, equipment and theatrical materials, also oversaw the set production;
  • Assisted the editing and post-production of 3 daily programs for French television.

Education

2011

M.B.A.

Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV (Brazil)

Economics and Management of Cultural Assets

2005

Bachelor of Arts

University of Brasilia (Brazil)

Advertising & Social Communication

2003

University Diploma in Technology

IUT of Lannion - Rennes University (France)

Business Communication