Clubsoda Films is a Rio de Janeiro production company focused on production and post-production of non-fiction projects. It has been involved in several independent documentary short films, such as 'Dominique' by Tatiana Issa and Guto Barra (still unreleased); 'Soy la Villa' by Giovanna Giovanini and Rodrigo Boecker, winner of the 7th Villa María del Triunfo Film Festival in Peru, winner of the Euro Film Festival 2015 and selected for six other international competitions; 'Aldeia Branca' by Carlos Lima, winner of the 2014 Futura Channel Open Call; Christian Jafas 'Cine Paissandu: Histórias de uma Geração', awarded Best Film Editing at the 38th Guarnicê Festival, winner of 10 awards and selected for more than 70 national and international film festivals; 'Herança Social' by Christian Jafas, official selection at the Festival of Cinema, City and Architecture, Nicaragua, 7th Ibero-American Short Film Festival, Spain, 3rd Três Passos Film Festival and 2016 Ver Cine Film Festival. Clubsoda produced 'Prapapá' by Giovanna Giovanini and Renata Schiavini, a youtube series on infant feeding, winner of the RioFilme 2014 open call, with more than 130 videos with almost 200 thousand subscribers. It coordinated the eidting of the still unreleased feature documentary 'O Rio de Janeiro de Ho Chi Minh' by Claudia Mattos. The film 'A Day for Susana' by Giovanna Giovanini and Rodrigo Boecker won the Tribeca Film Institute Latin America 2015 fund and Prodav 6 FSA, premiered at the 42nd São Paulo International Film Festival, competed at the 40th Havana Festival , 43rd Atlanta Film Festival, 17th Gdansk DocFilm Festival in Poland, 8th MicGénero in Mexico and received the honorable mention prize from the jury at the 13th This Human World, one of the largest human rights film festivals in the world.
Key Creative Personnel
Giovanna Giovanini (director/producer/editor)
Giovanna began her career as an assistant editor in the documentary 'Born to be Blind' (2003), directed by Roberto Berliner, who was awarded Best Documentary at the Spain Play Doc Festival in 2006. She also worked on TV Globo for four years in programs such as "Big Brother Brasil" and "Fantástico" (where she received the 2007 Embratel Press Award for the news report ‘Mafia das Funerárias’). She has been a content editor on many non-fiction TV productions such as 'Minha Praia', 'Que Marravilha', 'Comidinhas de Chef' and 'Sem Asas'. Directed and / or edited some independent documentary projects such as the short film 'Dominique' (still unreleased), 'Soy la Villa' (awarded at the 7th Villa María del Triunfo Film Festival in Peru and selected in six other international competitions) and 'Aldeia Branca' (winner of the 2014 Futura Channel Open Call and 'Herança Social'.) She received Best Editing awards at the 38th Guarnicê Festival and at the 9th National Film and Video Meeting of Sertões for the short film 'Cine Paissandu’ (2013) by Christian Jafas. Giovanna produced and directed the web channel 'Prapapá', with more than 130 videos and almost 200 thousand followers. She has also edited the unreleased feature 'O Rio de Janeiro de Ho Chi Minh' by Claudia Mattos. Her first feature film 'A Day for Susana’ won the Tribeca Film Institute Latin America 2015 fund.
Rodrigo Boecker (co-director, DP, sound designer, composer)
Rodrigo had a six-year career as a music producer for TV Globo in Brazil to then start his own production company, ClubSoda Filmes. He worked as a sound designer and composer for documentaries such as Christian Jafas' short film 'Cine Paissandu' (2013); 'Galáxias' (2014) of Fabiano Maciel, winner of Best Production in the 8th Atlantidoc; 'SeeWatchLook' (2014) by Michel Melamed, selected at the 12th Brazilian Film Festival in New York and the 16th Rio Festival. Rodrigo is the sound designer of Rosaria Moreira's animated short film 'My Dad's Project' (2016), which won six major awards in the 24th edition of Anima Mundi. His debut film 'A day for Susana' won the Tribeca Film Institute Latin America 2015 fund.