piecesplaceholder

Pieces of Heaven Feature Documentary

My Role

Co-Producer, Editor

Production Company

Norah Films, Lizarb Productions, Laughing It Up Films

Services

Insights and planning
Creative producing
Production
Editorial
Post production services

Overview

Pieces of Heaven is a feature length documentary about the musical styles, chorinho and samba, in Rio de Janeiro.

Challenge

Directors Roee Sharon and Sergio Mielnichenko returned from Brazil with eight hours of amazing footage and the beginning of what the film’s story eventually would be. Over the next six months we realized that they needed to return to discover more of its narrative.

Solution

Along with filmmaker Nabil Mechi, I worked extensively with the directors as a co-producer and editor, developing the story’s possible angles, writing interview questions and preparing the team for a return trip to Brazil to round out the story. To complete the doc, I remotely directed interviews and segments from Los Angeles with our Brazilian crew in Rio de Janeiro and conducted audio interviews with the two filmmakers which were used as narration throughout the film. The result is a 71 minute musical documentary that explores social realities and the cultural beauty unique to Rio de Janeiro, the Marvilous City, “Cidade Maravilhosa.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>