About Abrolhos Filmes
Founded in 2014 by André Sobral in São Paulo (Brazil), Abrolhos Filmes is a production company that makes films with themes and universes pertaining to local issues, which, at the same time, explain global issues. The Company’s goal is to combine artistic excellence with audience scope. It produces feature and short films, series and content for TV and platforms.
Amid its works are the documentary feature Chico Rei Among Us (Joyce Prado, 2020), winner of the Audience Award for Best Brazilian Documentary and an Honorable Mention by the Jury at the 44th São Paulo International Film Festival. Abrolhos is Associate Producer on the features Call Me By Your Name (Luca Guadagnino, 2017), winner of the Oscar for best adapted screenplay at the 90th Academy Awards; A Ciambra (Jonas Carpignano, 2017), which premiered at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival; and Patti Cake$ (Geremy Jasper, 2017), selected for the Sundance Film Festival (2017).
Apart from that, also creates commercial work for companies such as Sulamérica Seguros, Hospital Albert Einstein, Media Monks, Intimus (Kotax), Maq Móveis and Mentes Notáveis.
Having graduated in Law, and with a consolidated trajectory in the marketing area, he began his career in filmmaking by directing and producing his first documentary film The Heroes of Brazil: Bahia’s Independence (2014). Since then, André has pursued a research on contemporary issues through outstanding characters in fictional and documentary narratives, establishing partnerships with talented screenwriters, directors and actors in the international market.
Graduated in Human Resources and specialized in cash management, taxes and contributions, has been working for more than four years and knows a lot about finances and administration. Works as financial analyst at Abrolhos Filmes.