Director and Producer
Carla Dauden was born and raised in Brazil, but today she lives between São Paulo and Los Angeles doing what she loves: capturing stories. In 2014, she was nominated for a Wharton Social Media Leadership Award for her viral video about the human rights violations that happened in the preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In 2016, she co-directed the short documentary "The Discarded," which won for best short at the American Conservation Film Festival. In 2018, she was selected for NALIP’s Latino Lens Incubator, which led her to direct the short film "The Jump." Most recently, she signed the Emmy-nominated campaign “A Whole New World,” created for Disney’s Team of Heroes Initiative.
Miguel Angel Herrera
Director of Photography
Colombian producer and director. 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.
Brazilian journalist 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 Human Rights and since 2018 she coordinates communication strategies at IDDD (Institute for the Defense of the Right to Defense).
Second Unit DP
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 movie scene in Brazil, and a one-man powerhouse working as a cinematographer, editor and director.