NOSTRO is a young production house based in Rio de Janeiro. Created in 2016 by the CEO and producer Carlos Eduardo Valinoti, who, after going through several production companies and producing different projects, wanted to start his own company to create sustainable and plural productions, representing projects of young growing film authors with exploitation potential in different media. Narratives with a potential for artistic and financial ROI that address social aspects, inclusion and create a reflection for different audiences.
The company's films have shown in important national and international festivals such as Clermont-Ferrand, Vancouver Festival, Frameline, Warsaw Festival, São Paulo International Film Festival, Rio Festival, among others. Besides the projects under development, NOSTRO invests in the expansion of new partners with the participation in international markets such as Ventana Sur (Buenos Aires), European Film Market (Berlin) and Marché du Film (Cannes).
Cadu Valinoti is a producer graduated in Cinema at PUC-Rio and executive formation in the UK. With experience in documentaries, shorts and feature films, he has worked for important production companies in Brazil, having produced for Canal Brasil, OFF, Multishow and ESPN. In the advertising market he has produced for Google, Nike, Corona, Coca-Cola, Heineken and Yahoo UK. He was production coordinator of "The Great Mystical Circus", by Carlos Diegues (Festival de Cannes 2018). He was also executive producer of the award-winning films "Favela Gay" by Rodrigo Felha and "Fala Comigo" by Felipe Sholl, both Best Film Awards at the Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival. His last productions were "Sem Seu Sangue" by Alice Furtado (Directors' Fortnight at Festival de Cannes 2019); and the still unreleased productions "Los Abismos" by Agustina San Martin and "Last Days of Gilda" by Gustavo Pizzi. Cadu also takes care of projects under the seal of his production company Nostro, where he develops arthouse projects and it's in post-production of its first feature, "Planta Baixa" by Miwa Yanagizawa and Igor Angelkorte. He also attends international markets such as Ventana Sur, European Film Market, Marché du Film and was an alumnus of the Berlinale Talents Campus in 2017.
Carlos Eduardo Valinoti
Roberta Rocha is a journalist and producer graduated in Social Communication/Journalism at PUC-Rio. She moves between production coordination and executive production assistance. She have passed through different production companies such as Gaia Filmes and Raccord Produções, where, respectively, she was on the team of "O Rio de Benjamin Costallat" by Vicente Ferraz and "Madalena" by Madiano Marchetti, both still unreleased. Roberta also works with advertising, videoclips and TV, having produced for Shopping Leblon (Winter Campaign 2019) and Itaú; the videoclips "Baseado na Paixão" by the band Onze20 and "Teatrão do Amor" by George Sauma. She was also production coordinator for NBA Freestyle, a sports program shown on TV Bandeirantes. Roberta currently makes part of Nostro's team as project coordinator where she simultaneously develops several arthouse projects.