MAY 5ᵗʰ - 10ᵗʰ, 2020 - RIO DE JANEIRO
May 5ᵗʰ - 10ᵗʰ, 2020


Our mission is to Inform | Connect | Inspire

Meet the curators of Rio2C 2020

Carla Esmeralda

General Curator

Consulting specialist for cultural project and audiovisual program development. In 1997, Carla began a partnership with the Sundance Institute to develop screenwriting labs in Brazil. More than 22 editions have taken place, of which eight have been in partnership with SESC and SENAC SP – the Laboratórios Novas Histórias. Amongst the numerous events Carla has organized: the I Sundance/Rio Filme Marketing, Distribution and Exhibition Seminar at the Mercosul Producers’ Forum (1999), Brasil Documenta – International Documentary Forum (the 2001 and 2003 editions) for Canal GNT, and the I Screenwriting Development Program for the Brazilian Ministry of Culture’s Audiovisual Secretariat (2001). Since 2003, Carla runs the Brazil’s Kids Film Festival (FICI), in partnership with Carla Camurati. In 2011, Carla developed and produced the RioContentMarket, the biggest multiplatform audiovisual content market in Latin America, in partnership with the Brazilian Independent Audiovisual Producers Association – BRAVI. The event, which has since expanded to include two new disciplines and become part of Rio2C, is now heading into its ninth edition for 2019.

Zé Ricardo

Music Curator

Singer, composer, cultural activist, music producer and specialist in developing exclusive artistic content for large enterprises, Zé Ricardo is constantly evolving and expanding his creative universe in different ways thanks to the power of music.

Zé Ricardo is the creator and artistic director of the Rock in Rio Sunset Stage, which he has directed since 2008 in various countries around the world, such as Portugal, Spain, USA and Brazil. He is also the artistic director of the Rock in Rio Favela Space and the musical director of the NAVE festival immersive experience space.

Zé is the Music Curator of Rio2C, Latin America’s leading creativity and innovation event.

Stevens Rehen

BrainSpace Curator

Stevens Rehen is a Brazilian neuroscientist. Full Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and researcher at the D’Or Research and Education Institute (IDOR). Member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences, the World Academy of Sciences for the developing countries (TWAS), the International Society for Research on Psychedelics and the Scientific Committees of the Museu do Amanhã and the Instituto Serrapilheira. Interested in stem cells and being happy.

Bernardo Zamijovsky

Innovation Curator

Bernardo holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from ESPM (1992). Bernardo’s career path has always been closely linked to the worlds of innovation and Venture Capital, with ample international experience in the field. In the 1990s, he was responsible for making disruptive innovation proposals for for the Grupo VR, where he headed up the company’s Business Development sector. In 1999, Bernardo moved to New York to work in a startup called IPING, a telephonic notification robot. In 2000, he launched the Football Fantasy Game called FFC (Fanáticos Futebol Club) in Brazil, which reached 500,000 users. He has participated in acquisition and investment processes for a range of startups and technology companies, and is currently Managing Director for an investment vehicle in technology and innovation.

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