Rerelease at Livraria Cultura

It took place, this last November 30th, 2019, at Livraria Cultura, in São Paulo, Brazil, the rerelease of the special edition DVD of the film Happy Old Year. Restored in 2K by O2 Filmes, during more than a year, the remarkable work by Brazilian director Roberto Gervitz – loosely based on the Marcelo Rubens Paiva book(…) Leia mais

Creatives!

The folks of Sincronia Filmes gladly had a meeting, in the end of this November 2019, with actor Alexandre Barros. The actor became known back in 1997 for the film For All – O Trampolim da Vitória, directed by Buza Ferraz and Luiz Carlos Lacerda. A model as well as a television host, Barros alternates(…) Leia mais

José Luiz Sasso and the Sound of “Happy Old Year”

As part of the marketing material for our DVD of Happy Old Year, the film that was restored in 2K, it is with great pleasure that we present a special testimony of veteran José Luiz Sasso, responsible for the mixing and sound design of hundreds of Brazilian films (two, btw, for Sincronia), including and mainly(…) Leia mais

Roberto Gervitz: The Restoration of “Happy Old Year”

With a thirty-year plus career, writer and director Roberto Gervitz – born in New York City in 1957 – has alternated himself between the documentaries shot in the 1970s, which would show the political and working classes of Brazil at the time, and fiction films that would finally give him recognition by the end of the 1980s,(…) Leia mais

The Aesthetics of Subjectivity

By José Geraldo Couto The book Happy Old Year, by Marcelo Rubens Paiva, originally published in 1982 and an immediate best-seller, already used fictional narrative techniques to tell the very personal story of its author, having as its dramatic core the accident which left him quadriplegic at 20 years of age. So much so that(…) Leia mais

Rubens Ewald Filho: Un Certain Regard

Rubens Ewald Filho – the most famous film critic in Brazil –, who died after a heart complication on June 19 2019 –, had always been a pioneer, had always been connected to what was new and what was news towards this area to which he dedicated himself his entire life and the one which(…) Leia mais

A Trade Mark

“Now the brand is protected”, states attorney Daniel Adensohn, from Ricci Advogados, in São Paulo, and one of the main consultants for Sincronia Filmes when it comes to juridical matters – they are responsible, for instance, for all the contracts and agreements (but not only them) concerning copyright, hiring professionals and other services towards this(…) Leia mais

Understanding A Product: Design for DVD

In one of the many conversations we’ve had so far with product designer Jake Meier – from Estúdio Nômada, and the responsible for the entire layout and graphism conception for Sincronia Filmes –, one thing became clear from the very beginning: design is something serious and needs to be thought of having a whole bunch(…) Leia mais

We Never Forget Our First DVD

As part of the process for the creation of a distribution label for Sincronia Filmes – which will be responsible both for the projects produced inside the production company as well as the acquisition of other films, series and third parties content –, it is our pleasure to announce the arrival of the first DVD(…) Leia mais

Interview with Jake Meier

By Marcela Liz Thanks to Google Ads – the service from Earth’s biggest search engine which congregates companies with their clients – that the Sincronia Filmes team got to know and found the work of product designer Jackson Goestemeier, aka Jake Meier, especially after he established partnerships that differ themselves for the informality, high quality(…) Leia mais