TvZERO is a production company founded in 1991 with the aim of investing in the renewal of the audiovisual language, bringing to the general public works of artistic and cultural relevance. Initially focused on the production of documentaries and music videos, over the years TvZERO has incorporated several segments and now focuses exclusively on the production of content for cinema, TV and new media. The production company has become an audiovisual core, integrating professionals of multiple streams: filmmakers, documentarists, graphic artists, musicians and publicity.
TvZERO’s most recent works were the film “Nise – The Heart of Madness”, released in 2016 and winner of international prizes such as Best Film at Tokyo International Film Festival, and the TV series “Adoption Chronicals”, both from the director Roberto Berliner. In 2017, the production company released the films “A Man Called Death” (Henrique Goldman), and “Gabriel and the Mountain”, Semaine de La Critique of Festival de Cannes (Fellipe Barbosa) and the second season of “Adoption Chronicals”. In 2018 “Loveling” (Gustavo Pizzi), which was selected to Sundance Film Festival and Rotterdam International Film Festival.
Roberto Berliner is a filmmaker from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He graduated in journalism and started to direct videos in the 1980’s. He has directed two fiction films: Julio’s Gone (2014) and Nise – The Heart of Madness (2015) and several feature documentaries such as Ruckus at the Circus (2015), Pindorama (2009), Herbert Up Close (2011) and Born to be Blind (2003); the short films Born to be Blind (1998) and Tuning in the inner side (2001); TV Shows such as Street Sounds 1997/2004, Free Jazz – 1996/97; music videos for several brazillian artists and award winning tv commercials in the 1990’s. In 1993, he founded the production company TvZero that became a creative hub for filmmakers and artists in Rio. Berliner’s work has been screened and awarded in festivals such as IDFA, AFI Los Angeles, Tokyo and San Francisco.
Anna Júlia Werneck