Televison, Cinema & Internet

MOONSHOT PICTURES, established in 2001, is a Film & TV Brazilian Production Co. creating entertainment for all types of media. Composed by a highly qualified professional team, our main goal is to create, develop and produce content-based projects built in our strong storytelling team.
The main feature films produced are: “Ilha Rá-Tim-Bum” with TV Cultura and Warner Bros., “Eliana em O Segredo dos Golfinhos” with Fox Filmes, “Carmo”, a co-production with Spain and Poland, “O Mistério da Estrada de Sintra”, a co-production with Portugal, and “Última Parada 174”.
For TV, he produced the following series: “9MM São Paulo” (Fox Latin American Channels), “Sessão de Terapia” (GNT), “Santo Forte” (Canal AXN) and “171 – Negócio de Família” (Universal Channel).
Produced TV shows: “Brazil´s Next Top Model” (Sony Entertainment Television), “Cozinheiros em Ação” (GNT), “Por um Fio” (GNT); “The Taste Brasil” (GNT); “Aeroporto – Área Restrita” (Discovery Channel).

Roberto d’Avila – CEO

Moonshot Pictures creative director, he works in the Rights Management area, design and development of properties and audiovisual products for film and TV.

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Films and TV Recent Productions

2017/8 – “Que Marravilha! Aula de Cozinha ” – cooking reality show – Claude Troisgros and Julia Rabello runs a culinary competition among celebrities who do not know how to cook- Broadcast by Canal GNT
2018 – Season 1 – 13 episodes x 45 minutes

2017/8 – “The Taste Brasil” – cooking reality show – Professional and amateur cooks have their dishes analyzed by the meticulous and demanding taste of nationally renowned judging panel, formed by chefs Felipe Bronze, Claude Troisgros and André Mifano. Broadcast by Canal GNT
2018 – Season 4 – 10 episodes x 45 minutes
2017 – Season 3 – 10 episodes x 45 minutes – inclusion of judge Helena Rizzo
2016 – Season 2 – 10 episodes x 45 minutes
2015 – Season 1 – 10 episodes x 45 minutes

2017/8 – “SOS Salvem o Salão” – Reality show of intervention in beauty salons that need help to get out of money trouble. Hosted by Ricardo dos Anjos and Mariana Weickert
2018 – Season 4 – 13 episodes x 23 minutes
2017 – Season 3 – 13 episodes x 23 minutes
2016 – Season 2 – 13 episodes x 23 minutes
2015 – Season 1 – 13 episodes x 23 minutes

2017/8– “Food Truck na Estrada” – cooking reality show – Competition between hosts Marcio Silva, owner of food truck Buzina, and Adolpho Schaefer, founder of Holy Pasta – shot in Brazil. Broadcast by Canal GNT
2018 – Season 2 Summer – (Salvador)- 07 episodes x 22 minutes long
2017 – Season 1 Summer – 07 episodes x 22 minutes long

2017/8 – “Que Seja Doce” – a cooking reality show – in every episode, three contestants are challenged with a theme to prepare several desserts. Hosted by Felipe Bronze – broadcast by Canal GNT
2018 – Season 4 – 40 episodes x 45 minutes long
2017 – Season 3 – 40 episodes x 45 minutes long
2016 – Season 2 – 30 episodes + 10 episodes x 45 minutes long
2015 – Season 1 – 30 + 18 episodes x minutes long

2017 – “Aeroporto: Área Restrita” – Docu-reality show showing behind the scenes at the Guarulhos airport – Broadcast by the Discovery Channel
2017 – Season 2 – 12 episodes x 30 minutes long
2016 – Season 1 – 12 episodes x 30 minutes long.

2017 – “Querida Mamãe”- 90-minute feature film, drama. Written by Jaqueline Vargas. Directed by Jerê Moreira. Mix-ups and misunderstandings in a mother-daughter relationship. Based on the play by Maria Adelaide Amaral. Distributed by Elo Company

2017 – “Cozinheiros em Ação” – cooking reality show with amateur cooks – broadcast by Canal GNT
2017- Season 5 – 13 episodes x 45 minutes – hosted by Thiago Castanho
2016 – Season 4 – 13 episodes x 48 minutes – * new format: “Cozinheiros em Ação: Prato do dia” – hosted by Olivier Anquier
2015 – Season 3 – 13 shows x 45 minutes – hosted by Olivier Anquier
2014 – Season 2 – 13 episodes x 45 minutes – hosted by Olivier Anquier
2013 – Season 1 – 13 episodes x 45 minutes – hosted by Olivier Anquier

2017 – “171 – Negócio de Família” – drama series. It tells the story of an old conman, missing for ten years, who comes back ready to reclaim his place in the family, to the wonderment of his grandson and aversion of his son – directed by Roberto d’Avila,
Michael Ruman and Luis Pinheiro – script by Marc Bechar – broadcast by Canal Universal – 13 episodes x 45 minutes long – Season 1

2017– “Turbinados” – Docu-reality series about custom cars – Broadcast by Discovery Turbo – Prime Time and Discovery Channel
2017 – Season 2 – 12 episodes x 30 minutes.
2013 – Season 1 – 22 episodes x 30 minutes.

2016 – “Magal e os Formigas” – 90-minute feature film, comedy, written and directed by Newton Cannito. João is a retired workaholic, addicted to playing the lottery. After a sort of delirium, João starts to receive supernatural visits from musician Sidney Magal who, with all his charisma and humor, proves to João that enjoying the present is the solution to his problems. A co-production with Globo Filmes – premiered on December 8, 2016 – Distributed by Europa Filmes

2016 – “Food Truck: A Batalha” – cooking reality show – two teams go out into the streest to compete with their trucks. Hosted by Marcio Silva, owner of food truck Buzina, and Adolpho Schaefer, founder of Holy Pasta. Broadcast by Canal GNT
2016 – Season 2 – 30 episodes x 45 minutes long
2015 – Season 1 – 30 episodes x 45 minutes long

2016 – “Vigiando a vovó” – intervention reality show – educator Marcelo Cunha Bueno helps families with their interactions between grandmothers and grandchildren and their relationships with the parents – Broadcast by Canal GNT
2016 – Season 1 – 13 episodes x 25 minutes long

2015 – “Custom Club Brasil”- docu-reality series – It follows the day-to-day of one of the most sought-after motorbike customization workshops in São Paulo, AZ Motorcycle -13 episodes x 25 minutes – Broadcast by Discovery Turbo – Season 1.

2015 – “Máximo & Confúcio” – sitcom – It shows the daily life of Máximo Jacarandá, a formerly prosperous entrepreneur in the segment of children’s apparel and who now finds himself having to restart his professional life. His company went bankrupt and all he has left is to rebuild the business from home. At the same time, his only and wayward son, Confúcio, struggles with social conventions while chasing his dream of becoming an artist – Directed by Lili Fonseca – created by Ricardo Côrte Real and Leonardo Cortez – Script by Leonardo Cortez – Broadcast by TV Cultura – 13 episodes x 45 minutes – Season 1 – Broadcast in April, 2017, by TV Cultura

2015 – “Desafio da Beleza” – Reality show with make-up artists – Brazilian version of Beauty Academy – Broadcast by Canal GNT
2015 – Season 4 – 13 episodes x 22 minutes – hosted by Mari Weickert and Daniel Hernandez
2014 – Season 3 – 13 episodes x 22 minutes – hosted by Mari Weickert and Fernando Torquatto
2013 – Season 2 – 13 episodes x 22 minutes – hosted by Fernanda Tavares and Fernando Torquatto
2012 – Season 1 – 13 episodes x 22 minutes – hosted by Fernanda Tavares and Fernando Torquatto

2015/2014 – “Santo Forte” – drama series that tells that story of a psychic taxi driver – Directed by João Machado – Written and created by Marc Bechar – Broadcast by Canal AXN – 13 episodes x 45 minutes

2014 – “Sessão de Terapia” – Brazilian version of drama series “Be Tipul” (“In Treatment”) from Israel – Directed by Selton Mello – Broadcast by Canal GNT
2014 – Season 3 – 35 episodes x 30 minutes
2013 – Season 2 – 35 episodes x 30 minutes
2012 – Season 1 – 45 episodes x 30 minutes

2014 – “Geração de Craques” – docu-reality series about the new soccer aces – 13 episodes x 22 minutes – Broadcast by Canal Discovery – Season 1

2012 – “Por um Fio” – Reality show with hairdressers, hosted by Juliana Paes – Broadcast by Canal GNT.
2011/12- Season 2 – 12 episodes x 22 minutes
2010 –Season 1 – 12 episodes x 22 minutes

2011 – “Diário do Olivier” – Cooking show hosted by Olivier Anquier –
2011 – 14 episodes x 22 minutes, broadcast by Canal GNT.
2010 – Shot in France and Brazil – 13 episodes x 22 minutes, broadcast by Canal GNT.

2010 – “9MM: São Paulo” – drama police procedural, HDV. Moonshot Pictures, Fox Latin American Channels
2010 – Season 2 – 7 episodes of 47 minutes. Directed by: Michael Ruman. Written by Newton Cannito and Marc Bechar.
2009 – Season 1 – 9 episodes of 47 minutes. Directed by: Michael Ruman. Written by Newton Cannito. Broadcast from May to July, 2009.
2008 – Season 1 – 4 episodes of 47 minutes. Directed by: Michael Ruman and Murilo Pasta, written by Newton Cannito. Broadcast from June to July, 2008.

2009 – “Brazil´s Next Top Model” – reality show, 13 episodes, beta digital. By Sony Entertainment Television, Moonshot Pictures.
2007 – Season 1, broadcast from October to December, 2007
2008 – Season 2, broadcast from September to November, 2008
2009 – Season 3, from September to December, 2009

2007 – “Ultima Parada 174” – feature film by Bruno Barreto, 100 minutes, 35mm – based on documentary “Ônibus 174”. Script by Bráulio Mantovani (Oscar nominee for City of God), Moonshot Pictures.

2006 – “O Mistério da Estrada de Sintra” – 100-minute feature film – directed by: Jorge Paixão da Costa – co-production with Animatografo2 (Portugal). Premiered in Portugal by Lusomundo in October, 2006. Premiered in Brazil (Casablanca Filmes) in 2008.

2005 – “Rosario Tijeras” – feature film, co-production among Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Brazil, 120 minutes, 35mm – based on a soap opera by Jorge Franco – premiered in August, 2005, by Columbia Pictures in Mexico and Colombia.

2004 – “Eliana em o Segredo dos Golfinhos” – Co-production – feature film for kids and teenagers, 90 minutes, 35mm – directed by: Eliana Fonseca.

2003 – “All Tomorrows Parties” – drama, 110 min – directed by: Yu Li Kwai – co-production with Celulloid Dreams [Fr].

2003 – “Ilha Rá-Tim-Bum – O Martelo de Vulcano” (Vulcan’s Hammer) – Kids Adventure feature film based on the successful TV Series – 85 min, directed by Eliana Fonseca – released in 10/10/03 by Warner Bros. [Br].

2002 / 2004 – “Patrulha Nick” (Nick Patrol) – over 80 episodes of the weekly TV series directed by Marcus Fernandes – produced for Nickelodeon [Br] – MTV Networks / Viacom Company