Kelly Christina Castilho
Kelly Christina Castilho
Director
Confeitaria Filmes
Kelly has been operating for 27 years in the advertising film market and cinematic. She worked in production companies, such as O2 Filmes, where she started as a Production Intern and went on to others like, Sentimental Filmes, Conspiração Filmes, Zero Filmes, 5.6 and Academia de Filmes. In 2004 she became Art Director, in 2012 she positioned her production company Confeitaria Filmes, of which she is the founder, as director. She wrote her first screenplay, a documentary film, however, in 2014 she took a break from her career to dedicate herself to her newborn son. A few months later she spearheaded multimedia projects, returning to movies in 2016. In 2018 she started researching her first fiction film, the feature film Claudia, and got specialized in Cinematography. In 2019 she shot the movie Invisible Girls. She founded the Africa.Br Contemporary Institute, and received an offer to become Executive of the Artistic Production of Globo, taking on a team of Designers, Art Producers, set designers, 3D Scenography and stagehands, between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. She was part of the Executive Jury of the Gerety Awards 2019 and of the Ampro Globe Awards 2020/2021, in addition of being Director of + Mulheres Brazilian Audiovisual Leaders. As well as being part of the The Rewrite- Netflix, a team of leaders from Brazil, USA and beyond countries, which are helping to rewrite the history of cinema. She was a Director of the award-winning Estação Livre program on TV Cultura, and also of the documentary film Mães do Brasil, released in December/2021 by Globo Network, being the responsible Director. In addition, she also directed in 2021 three new projects for the GNT channel, on Gastronomy, Fashion/Beauty and Renovations. Today she is considered a 360 professional, because she works in Advertising, Film and TV.