Adriana L. Dutra
Viviane B. Spinelli
ADRIANA L. DUTRA
Adriana has over 28 years of experience in all facets of the creative economy, cinematography, television, and culture, including project creation and development, curation, film direction, funding, and production.
As a curator, filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer, her recent works include: reality show Alta Estima (2023), full-length documentaries such as Society of Fear (Sociedade do Medo - 2022), A Journey Thru Rio's Street Parade (Quero Botar Meu Bloco na Rua - 2019), Transtime (Quanto Tempo o Tempo Tem - 2018), Smoking I Wait (Fumando Espero - 2015), Mulheres da Maré (2014). Documentary TV series include; Option America (Opção América - 2017), Slab Option (Opção Laje - 2016), Sons Brasilis (2019), and Transgente (2016), among many others.
She is the director and founder of the Inffinito Group (1995) and the Inffinito Foundation in the US (1995), responsible for the creation and production of the Inffinito Festivals Circuit consisting of Brazilian film festivals in 10 global cities: Miami, New York, London, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Buenos Aires, Vancouver, Montevideo, and Canudos.
As a curator, Adriana has been involved in the film selection for 94 film festival editions. The Brasília Festival, Inffinito Brazilian Film Festival, Festival Mulheres+, and Tribute Exhibitions are amongst them.
In 2020, she founded the streaming platform www.inff.online which has hosted several online festivals: Mostra 25 anos em 25 filmes, Festival Mulheres+, Mostra Domingos Oliveira, Mostra Antônio Carlos da Fontoura, Mostra Marieta Severo, and Mostra Daniel Filho, amongst others. She facilitates sector debates and presents live screenings on the streaming platform.
She was a member of the 2019 Oscar Committee in Brazil; Netflix Award Jury; Goya Award Committee, 2018; Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival Jury; Cuiabá Film Festival Jury; and the Brazilian Film Festival Selection Committee from Brasilia. She curated all 99 editions of the Brazilian Film Festival, is a Director of the Festivals Forum and Director of the Forum of Film Festivals for the International Market.
Is from Rio de Janeiro, graduated in marketing, a Gemini, and mother of three girls - Stella, Catharina, and Manuella.
Cláudia Dutra is one of the directors and founding partners of the Inffinito Group in Brazil and the Inffinito Foundation in the U.S. With 30 years of experience in the audiovisual and cultural sectors, she has been responsible for the creation and production of significant cultural events such as: Inffinito Festival Circuit, Cine Pedal Brasil, Noites do Rio, Viena - Cidade dos Sonhos, 15 x Austria, Cine Verão do Rio, Cine Itinerante, and Conexão Samba.
As a producer in the audiovisual sector, she co-executive produced several films and TV series. Amongst them: Smoking I Wait (Fumando Espero - 2015), Transtime (Quanto Tempo o Tempo Tem - 2018), A Journey Thru Rio's Street Parade (Quero Botar Meu Bloco na Rua - 2019), Slab Option (Opção Laje - 2016), Deu Verde, and Sons Brasilis (2019). Amongst her recent works are Vozes do E! reality show Alta Estima, and the feature film Society of Fear (Sociedade do Medo).
She served as a jury at short film festivals in São Paulo and Goiânia and received an award celebrating her body of work in film festivals - CINE PE and São Luís do Maranhão. She is a founding member of the Forum of Festivals, a member of CBC (Brazilian Film Sector Congress) and the Brazilian Academy of Cinema.
In 2018, she founded the Mulheres Mix (Women’s Mix) platform and is currently its director, presenter, and content creator. She is also one of the founders and creators of the www.inff.online platform.
VIVIANE B. SPINELLI
Born and raised in Cuiabá, Brazil, Viviane Bressane Spinelli graduated from Universidade Santa Úrsula, Rio de Janeiro, in 1992 in Urbanism and Architecture.
However, her passion for cinema, events, and arts inspired her to follow a different path. After moving to the US in 1994, Viviane Spinelli together with Adriana L. Dutra and Cláudia Dutra founded the Inffinito Art Foundation. She is also the Executive Director and co-founder of the Inffinito Brazilian Film Festival.
Based in the United States, she is responsible for business management, fundraising, event production, and promoting international events - with the Inffinito Brazilian Film Festival as its flagship endeavor.
In 2020, she and her partners created the streaming platform www.inff.online. Viviane directed and produced the documentaries Pioneers (Pioneiros) and the musical Caravana Mato Grosso, and served as executive producer of the film Transtime (Quanto Tempo o Tempo Tem - 2018), created the TV series Option America (Opção América), produced the documentary Society of Fear (Sociedade do Medo) in the US and assisted the film director on the documentary Smoking I Wait (Fumando Espero - 2015). In 2018 Viviane received the Commendation of the Order of Rio Branco from the Brazilian government.
In 2023 the Brazilian Film Festival is celebrating 28 years, with editions in both Miami and New York City.