THE TEAM

Carla Dauden - Producer and Director

Carla Dauden was born in Brazil, but at age 18 she followed her passion for film and moved to California to study cinema. Since then, she has directed and produced films, commercials, documentaries and music videos, and her work has been recognized by major festivals. In 2013, she made a video about the social and political problems behind the organization of the 2014 World Cup. The video went viral, and with over 5 million views, she gained recognition all over the world. She was nominated for the Social Media Leadership Awards (Wharton University) and appeared on mainstream channels like BBC, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Channel 4 News, among others. Since then, she has worked with major production companies (Kandoo Films, Revolver Films, Fullscreen, Passage Pictures) and recently co-directed the short documentary "The Discarded," produced by Sound Off Films and released by Take Part. Carla prides herself on working with content she believes in and creating appealing stories with a socially conscious impact. 

Miguel Angel Herrera - Executive Producer and Director of Photography

Colombian director, editor and motion designer. After experiences in communication companies like Vice and Bandeirantes TV channel, he founded the production company Shuffle Video Design, based in São Paulo and Bogotá. At Shuffle, he edited and directed numerous campaigns and documentaries for important international foundations, institutions and NGOs in several countries like Haiti, Peru, Paraguay and Brazil. He also has vast experience with advertising. In 2015 Miguel received the “Mofilm Mexico Awards” for two films produced for Ford Mexico. He's always personally involved with the stories and people he works with. 

Maurício Saldanha - Executive Producer and Additional Camera

Mau Saldanha is a film fanatic and movie critic who is always looking for the best characters and stories. He is an influencer in the cinema industry in Brazil and and is a one man power house - cinematographer, editor, and director.

Laura Dauden - Executive Producer

Brazilian journalist, photographer, and writer. For the past ten years, she has been dedicated to the coverage, reporting and the communication of causes in major newsrooms in Brazil and civil society organizations. She has a degree in Journalism and a master in International Relations and African Studies. In 2011, Laura wrote the first book ever published in Brazil about the conflict in Western Sahara. From 2013 to 2018, she worked as a communication officer in Conectas, a leading Brazilian human rights NGO. She co-founded Forward in  in 2016, a production company focused on producing and developing content that addresses Latin America's most urgent social challenges.

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