A DECADE OF STORIES

Get to Know the Trajectory of Sincronia Filmes   By Milena Sardoz Emanuel Mendes and Francisco Costabile are sitting on the not so comfortable chairs of a near-corner bakery on alameda Ministro Rocha de Azevedo, between avenida Paulista and alameda Santos, in São Paulo, Brazil, that summer afternoon of 2010. They both talk very seriously(…) Leia mais

It’s All Fake!

After many years of trouble – mainly because of copyright concerning its soundtrack –, it is with great pleasure that Sincronia Filmes presents and makes it available for the first time the original making of featurette of one of the production company’s first films ever, the medium-length It’s Almost True (2014), directed by Emanuel Mendes, owner and(…) Leia mais

Trailers of Short Films Come to Life

After many months in rehearsal here comes the trailers for the short films produced by Sincronia Filmes (some in co-production): “Of course”, says producer An Nakamura, “they come very late, years after the films were released.” But according to him, “it was already necessary to upload them, for strategic reasons. We’ve made some internal changes(…) Leia mais

Pocket Cinema

The arrival of the iPhone 6S Plus in Brazil, not to mention its super bloated price, which records 4K resolution video (like many professional cameras out there) raises again more questions towards moving images produced by mobiles around the world. Could that be the begining of a revolution that could change the way images are(…) Leia mais

Download the “It’s Almost True” Screenplay

We hardly find out short film screenplays for download. Even though there are some specialized websites (some of them completely outdated), we’ve decided to remedy the situation and make the script of our film It’s Almost True available for download – even though surprinsingly the film had been a complete flop. “It has been ignored(…) Leia mais

The Faces of Lee Jeffries

In 2008 accountant and photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run in a marathon. A couple of hours before the competition Jeffries decided to stroll around the city to take pictures. Close to Leicester Square, he turned his 5D camera with a 70-200 lens towards a homeless young woman, tucked in a bag around(…) Leia mais

Guilherme de Almeida Prado: Between Reality and Fiction

The boundaries between reality and fiction, the feverish passion for the cinema, which translates itself into an absolute exclusivity towards his means of expression – and the nickname of the most cinephile of all Brazilian filmmakers –, the sophiscated style and mainly a film trajectory that started out in the Boca do Lixo in São(…) Leia mais

The Truth is Out There!

It’s Almost True, a 27 minute short film and the third work in the career of director Emanuel Mendes, a “mineiro” who established himself in São Paulo, is a film full of almosts and a lot of first times. It almost didn’t really happen; almost didn’t make it as it is – at first it(…) Leia mais

The Awards of “Living Statues”

Another proof of how much we believe in Mirrah Iañez and her talented team. Living Statues, a coproduction between Sincronia and OFFilmes, the cinema collective mainly formed by Anhembi Morumbi University students, has won the best film category at Curta Canoa Film Festival, in the state of Ceará. This is the first time the film(…) Leia mais

Premiere at Matilha Cultural

And here it is: our little film called It’s Almost True will première for its crew members, cast and special guests in the very same city where it was born, São Paulo. The film by director Emanuel Mendes has received a big welcome from the good folks at Matilha Cultural – the alternative space downtown(…) Leia mais