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 The challenge of climbing up and down the Rocket enchant a father and son.

ROCKET
 

Fiction | 2020 | Brazil | 15min | Digital

ROCKET premiered at the New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) which was hosted by HBO. It has also been screened at more than 40 festivals worldwide, including the NewFilmmakers LA festival, which has partnered with the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences and the Tiradentes Film Festival.

 
The film has been awarded more than 10 awards, including the International Winner of FACIUNI - International University Academic Film Festival, which is supported by DirecTV, WarnerMedia, Sundance Collab, and CAA. It was also awarded Best Children's Short by the popular jury of the 13th MOSCA: Cambuquira Short Film Festival.
 
ROCKET has been featured on TV Globo, Latin America's largest commercial TV network, and the Itaú Cultural Play streaming platform. Additionally, it has been quoted in foreign newspapers like the Los Angeles Times and La Opinión.
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Festivals • Awards

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2020

New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF)

18º International Children's Festival (FICI)

Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF)

Phoenix Monthly Film Festival | SEMI-FINALIST

Prague International Indie Film Festival | 1ST QTR BEST STUDENT DIRECTOR (MALE)HONORABLE MENTION BEST

ACTRESS DEBUT (DUDA LUZ) | HONORABLE MENTION BEST SCREENWRITER

Montreal Independent Film Festival

2021

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA)

24ª Tiradentes Film Festival

FACIUNI - International University Academic Film Festival | INTERNATIONAL WINNER

23º YOUKI - International Youth Media Festival

14th Amarcort Film Festival

12ª FESTin  - Portuguese Film Festival

Moscow International Children's Film Festival 

Circuito Penedo de Cinema, 11º Mostra de Cinema Infantil

11º FICBC – Balneário Camboriú International Film Festival | BEST SHORT FILM - MOSTRA CORUJINHA

Festival Curta Campos do Jordão

13ª MOSCA: Cambuquira Short Film Festival | BEST CHILDREN'S SHORT FILM BY THE POPULAR JURY

4º Festicine Pedra Azul

1º Festival Infantil de Cinema de Alfenas | BEST ACTRESS (DUDA LUZ)

10º SERCINE

V Festissauro - Festival de Cinema de Sousa

Brazil International Monthly Independent Film Festival (BIMIFF) | BEST DIRECTOR OF BRAZILIAN MEDIUM - LENGTH FILM 

5ª CineBaru: Mostra Sagarana de Cinema

1º Curta Canedinho, Festival de Cinema Infantojuvenil de Senador Canedo | BEST ADULT ACTOR (MARCELO PELUCIO) |

BEST YOUNG ACTRESS (DUDA LUZ)

8ª Festival de Cinema de Caruaru

14º Curta Taquary | BEST ACTOR TO MARCELO PELUCIO

13º MacacuCine | HONORABLE MENTION ACTRESS (DUDA LUZ)

1ª Festival de Cinema Sol Maior

2º É Tudo Criança - Festival de Cinema Infantil

Curta-SE 20,  Festival Iberoamericano de Cinema de Sergipe

Tokyo International Short Film Festival | FINALIST

1º Festival de Cinema Velas do Piraquê-Açu

1º Cine RO Festival de Cinema de Rondônia

Cineminha B

5° Festival de Cinema de Muriaé | BEST YOUNG ACTRESS (DUDA LUZ)

7º Cine Caramelo

Kalakari Film Festival

2022

18th Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film Festival

1ª MICINE - Mostra Independente de Cinema do Nordeste

CCA - Children Cinema Awards | FINALIST

 2º CINE IBIAPINA - Festival de Cinema da Serra da Ibiapaba

1ª Mostra Cine Chanchada

SCREENING

Curta Brasília na TV Globo Brasília | 2021

Short Film Market of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | 2021

Faixa de Cinema from TV Rede Minas | 2021

Mostra Cinesolar - A brincadeira tá on | 2021

Mostra Desenhando Futuros no CCBB Brasília | 2021

Youtube Channel from CTAv – Centro Técnico Audiovisual | 2021

Cineclub from BCE/UnB | 2021

Streaming FVOD do Sesc Digital | 2021

UnB TV | 2021

Itaú Cultural Play - Streaming Plataform | 2022

WeShort - Streaming Plataform | 2022

5ª Mostra de Cinema Casa Aberta | 2023 

Crew

STARRING: Marcelo Pelucio, Duda Luz, Rafael Machado,  Pietro Barbosa,

Marcelle Vidal, Kauã Rodrigues, Rani Deusdará, Paula Jacobson

and Fernando Tinoco

 

Based on the story of Carlos Apolo

Written and Directed by Pedro Henrique Chaves

 

Executive Producer: Henrique Chaves

1st Assistant Director: Danilo Bola

Script Supervisor: Pedro Buson

Cast Coaching: José De Campos

 

Cinematography: Leandro Lima

1 Photography Assistant: Elisa Souza

2 Photography Assistant: Vivi Morais

Drone Operator: Mateus Amorim

Logging: Vivi Morais

Grip: Pablo Le Roy

1 Grip Assistant: Guilherme Silva

2 Grip  Assistant: Pedro Jungle

 

Production Director: Larissa Thiemi

1 Production Assistant: Anna Teodoro

2 Production Assistant: Mariá Gentil

3 Production Assistant: Toshi Abe

   

Photos: Daniel Laviola

Catering: Simone Gallisa

 

Production Designer: Janaína Megda

1 Art Assistant: Malu Cantanhêde

2 Art Assistant: Catarina Chaves

3 Art Assistant: Marja França

Costume Designer: Janaína Megda

Makeup artist: Marja França

Hairdresser: Vanessa Gonçalves

 

Sound: Chico Bororo

Sound Assistant: Claudio Mol

Original Soundtrack: Artur Pompeu and Enrico Timm

 

Editing: Pedro Buson

Color: Vivi Morais

Sound and Mix Editing: Pedro Tavares

 

Still and Making Of

Paola Resende

Kallyo Malcher

Sérgio Paiva

Alice Maria

Lara Luz​

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