Feature Documentary Jury

Chris Paine

Writer and director of "Revenge of the Electric Car" (2011) and "Who Killed the Electric Car?" (2006), distributed by Sony Pictures to become one of the best known documentaries of recent times.  Produced "Charge" about electric motorcycle racing with Ewan McGregor, "Faster!" and "No Maps for These Territories" about the seminal cyberpunk novelist William Gibson and founded the oil spill project counterspill.com which recently won 3 Webby Awards in New York.  Chris serves on the board of directors for Friends of the Earth in Washington DC, the e-bike company Conscious Commuter, Sunergize, Impro Theater, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation.

Mário Jorge Branquinho

Born in Sabugueiro, Seia (Portugal) in June 1966. He graduated in Social Sciences and a Masters in Animation Arts. As Senior Technician of the Municipality of Seia, Mr. Jorge Branquinho, is the responsible and programmer for the Municipal House of Culture of Seia, within which he is the director and founder of CineEco, unique International Environmental Film Festival taking place in Portugal. Author of the books "Figured Sense" and "The World of Asides" he has written over the years to various local and regional newspapers.

Artur Xexéo

Artur Xexéo, Brazilian journalist, worked at Veja and IstoÉ magazines, and as an editor of culture for Jornal do Brasil and O Globo newspaper, where he writes a column twice a week, and has a blog. He also is a commentator on a daily radio program and twice a week on a television program at Globo News. Writer, published a biography of Janet Clair, a book of essays on the backstage coverage of the World Cup and, recently, wrote the play "We'll always have Paris", as well as scripts for television.

Short Film Jury

Pedro Sol de Abreu Nunes

Studied Film and Television at the University Estacio de Sa and Geography and the Environment at PUC-Rio. CEO of Imagine Arts Culture and Peace Ltda. since 2003. Produced, directed and coordinated projects of environmental and teaching nature as the Video Ambiental, the Itinerant Ecomuseu of Santa Cruz, the Euclidean Caravans, among others. He worked as a photographer, editor and / or finisher in audiovisual productions such as The Line of Loyalty, Kuka Hitchuti, Peace is Golden, Tide Museum, among others.

Isabel Veiga

Formed in Cinema  at the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), she has been working as curator, producer and coordination  for various exhibitions and film festivals. She also develop documentary projects as a researched and director.  She directed the short films: Mamulengos (2012) and Part Two - Across the River (2010). Currently also gives workshops on cinematic language, photography and video production.

Olívia Janot

Attended Video Editing, Literature,  Drama and Writing at Casa das Artes de Laranjeira, Darcy Ribeiro College, OI Kabum - Art and Technology, among others. Today she works as freelance writing and editing and is interning as  an Assistant Director.

Jury RBJA Journalist Relevance Award

For the second year the Brazilian Network for Environmental Journalism will give The Journalistic Relevance Award chosen by the specialized critics. Founded in 1998, the Brazilian Network for Environmental Journalism (RBJA) is a platform for interaction between journalists, students, academics and publicists that has among its main objectives discuss environmental journalism, put together journalists that cover the theme and enable exchange of information on viable and specialized sources.

Antonio Carlos Teixeira

Journalist with a post-graduation on Environmental Sciences; member of the official delegation of the Brazil-Germany Trade and Industry Camera visiting the IFAT Entsorga 2010 (International Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, waste and Recycling)(Germany) and at the Güssing Centre for renewable Energy (Austria); mediator of the discussion on solid waste, renewable energy and environmental responsibility at the II South American Congress of Renewable Energy and Environment; coordinator, editor and co-author of the book "the Environmental Issue - Development and Sustainability"; editor of the TerraGaia blog; member of Plurale magazine team and The TerraGaia blog at the coverage of the Rio +20 conference.

Lucia Chayb

Journalist, has been responsible for twenty-three years for the 21 • ECO magazine, whose chief editor is journalist René Capriles. She has covered major events such as the Rio Conference in 1992; Johannesburg Summit in 2002, South Africa; World Congress on Environmental Education at Espinho, Portugal, in 2003; World Congress of Environmental Education at Turin (Italy ) in 2005, Rio +20 in 2012 at Rio de Janeiro, among other important events throughout Brazil.
She was a juror at the Von Martius Award; the Ford Prize for the Environment; Ford Award for Environmental Conservation and Green Project Awards Brazil. She also worked at Bloch editing house, Bandeirantes and Globo TVs and TV Educativa.

Elizabeth Oliveira

Freelance journalist and consultant. She collaborates with specialized publications on social and environmental issues in Brazil. PhD student in the Graduate Program in Public Policy, Strategies and Development (PPED), linked to the Institute of Economics, of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE / UFRJ). She is a member of the research group on Governance, Biodiversity, Protected Areas and Social Inclusion – GAPIS. Member of the Brazilian Network of Environmental Journalists (RBJA) and is Brazil's representative at the Environmental Network of Communicators of Latin America and the Caribbean (RedCalc).

Festival Guests 2013

Anne-Marie Melster


German,
Co-Founder and Director of ArtPort_making waves, is a curator, critic, art advisor and organizer of international exhibitions.

Alessandro Rossi


Italian filmmaker,
director of “God save the Green”.

Artur Xexéo


Brazilian,
journalist and writer, Feature Film Juror at the 3rd Filmambiente.

Chris Paine


American filmmaker
and a feature film juror at 3rd Filmambiente.

Éric Séguin


Canadian,
programmer and organizer of NFB’s showcase at 3rd Filmambiente.

Elaine Azevedo


Brazilian,
professor at the Social Sciences department of Espirito Santo Federal University, representing the film “Organic Brazil”

Isabel Veiga


Brazilian,
graduated in Cinema, director and researcher, juror at the 3rd Filmambiente.

José Solla


Brazilian,
diplomat, adjunct secretary of Rio+20, where he also organized the film showcase "Rio+20: Sustainability in 24 frames”. He will participate on the debate Audiovisual as an Instrument of Transformation that will take place at the Botanical Garden.

Laurent Hasse


French filmmaker, director of “Happiness, Promised Land”.

Lisandro Nogueira


Brazilian,
film consultant of FICA (Int. Environmental Film Festival of Goias), film critic and professor at Federal University of Goias.

Magnólia de Oliveira


Brazilian,
co-director of “The Invisibles of Belo Monte”

Marc-Henri Wajnberg


Belgium filmmaker,
director of “Kinshasa Kids”.

Marcos Nisti


Brazilian filmmaker,
co-writer of “Way beyond Weight”

Mário Jorge Branquinho


Portuguese,
director of EcoCeia Festival, a feature Film Juror at the 3rd Filmambiente.

Nikos Dayadas


Greek filmmaker,
director of “Little Land”.

Olívia Janot

Brazilian,
film and video graduate at CAL, Darcy Ribeiro University and OiKabum school, script writer and editor, juror at the 3rd Filmambiente.

Pedro Sol de Abreu Nunes


Brazilian,
photographer and post-production executive, juror at the 3rd Filmambiente.

Res Gehriger


Swiss,
journalist and co-author of “Bottled Life: Nestlé’s business of with Water”.

Sergio Blanco


Mexican filmmaker,
author of the film “There is no Distant Place”.

Silvio Da-Rin


Brazilian filmmaker,
director of features “Hércules 56” and “Parallel 10” and coordinator of the debate Audiovisual as an Instrument of Transformation at the Botanical Garden.

Solange Teles


Brazilian,
with a Master degree on Environmental Rights at Paris I University, teaching it at Mackenzie University, a member of CTNBio and specialized in Consumers rights, will debate the feature documentary “OMG: GMO”.

Yung Chang


Chinese-Canadian filmmaker,
director of “Fruit Hunters”.


And the journalist Luiz Carlos Merten from the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo.