LOS ANGELES [ ABN NEWS ] — The brazilian success of actors and professionals of the movie industry in the USA is expanding and being more promising each time. From October 15th, one more of these productions will be seen in Stuff Film Festival in Mexico, the film ZAN from the winning director Thiago Moyses, starring João Meira, a young brazilian actor that has called the attention of critics and professionals from the movie industry and theater by the work carried out there.
The Festival was created to support the independent production that, by the difference in language would have difficulties of being ranked in festivals for films with a more commercial language. ZAN integrates the selection of 93 films located in five different continents.
The film tells the story of a young man with paranormal powers haunted by supernatural forces, and what really calls the attention is the fact that even being a totally brazilian production, ZAN finds support in Festivals like this. Not only the technical quality and script fits the international productions format well, but a The director Thiago Moyses, born in Brasília, is known by the important nominations with his cinematographic productions, highlighting the film “Pinocchio Syndrome”, that in 2010 competed among 10 films to represent Brazil at the Oscars joining this selective list. The protagonist of the film, João Meira, took part in numerous works with renowned professionals from the area. Since his arrival in the USA, he got more and more involved with the only Brazilian Theater Company in NY, The BR Group Company, besides the projects and featured films scheduled for 2017.
The story of João as an actor began professionally in 2009 when he left the city of Presidente Prudente, at the state of São Paulo to go to Rio de Janeiro to study at Casa das Artes de Laranjeiras. (House of Art Laranjeiras It is a drama school). From there, he did several well-known works. Among them, “The Sentence and The Law” of Ariano Suassuna, directed by Caique Balkay and Duda Maia, “Black Admiral” directed by Regina Miranda in the project Harbor of Memories. “The Leopoldina Triumph” also directed by Regina Miranda, “Cinderella The Musical” directed by Roberto Rezende, among others For playing the character in ZAN, João did an intense preparation work and even lost weight, 24,2 pounds to play the role. “I never thought I would be able to lose so much weight in one month and a half, but my work was my focus”. I knew that I had to give my best, not only to show my professionalism as an actor, but also for all the technical quality and professional investment the film had I knew that I had to give my best, not only to show my professionalism as an actor, but also for all the technical quality and professional investment the film had. My dedication was a manner of honoring the work of all people involved in the film and I hope that we achieve good results in the festival. We are all committed to it, points out João.
In addition to participating in the Festival of Mexico, Zan will also be exhibited in one of the greatest events of the movie industry in the USA, the American Film Market in Los Angeles, on November 2nd.