THE DANCE CONTINUES FOR SINTONIA
São Paulo, July 30th, 2019. This Tuesday at the Cinemateca Brasileira, Netflix celebrated the launch of the Brazilian original series Sintonia, created by KondZilla in partnership with Guilherme Quintella and Felipe Braga. KondZilla, the show’s three stars Bruna Mascarenhas, Christian Malheiros and Jottapê, producers Rita Moraes and Felipe Braga, and director Johnny Araújo all hit the red carpet.
Leilah Moreno (MC Dondoka), Vinicius Oliveira (Éder), Fernanda Viacava (Pastora Sueli), Vanderlei Bernardino (Seu Chico) also attended, along with Kekel and Dani Russo.
Jottapê (Doni) performed an exclusive show, singing three original songs from Sintonia: “Te Amo Sem Compromisso,” “Passeio na Nave” and “Taxado de Boy.”
Sintonia also represents a milestone for Netflix: for the first time, the pilot episode of the show will be available in full on KondZilla’s YouTube channel. The episode will be available for 48 hours: from noon on Friday, August 9th (release date) until noon on Sunday, August 11th. Kond made the exclusive announcement during the event.
Produced by Losbragas for Netflix, Sintonia’s first season is made up of six 40-minute episodes. The series was written by Guilherme Quintella, Duda Almeida and Thays Berbe, with Pedro Furtado as lead writer. Rita Moraes, Felipe Braga and Alice Braga served as producers. Felipe Braga also served as senior creative producer. The show was directed by Johnny Araújo and KondZilla and will be released on Netflix on August 9th.
Told from the point of view of three characters, Sintonia explores the worlds of music, crime and religion in the city of São Paulo. Doni, Nando and Rita grew up together in the same favela, where they were influenced by the allure of funk, drug trafficking and the church. Their childhood experiences lead each of them down a wildly divergent path. Despite the fact that they’re trying to build a life different from where they grew up, they think they can’t rely on anyone, but each of them supports the others’ dreams.
Konrad Dantas is KondZilla
Konrad Dantas, better known by his stage name KondZilla, is a producer, businessman, creative director and artistic director from Brazil. He’s the creator and owner of the world’s third-biggest channel on YouTube, with more than 25 billion views and more than 50 million subscribers. Today, KondZilla is a communications company with a YouTube channel, a video and audio production studio, an agency representing artists and a content sharing platform.
Losbragas is an entertainment production company with innovation in its DNA. It produces state-of-the-art narratives for a variety of platforms, exploring original formats while creating meaningful intellectual property. Nominated for International Emmy Awards for two years running, and serving as a speaker at SXSW for four years straight, Losbragas has established partnerships in the United States, Australia, Argentina and the United Kingdom. Exploring new formats and new ways of telling original stories is what drives Losbragas, a company that brings high production values to its projects through creativity, cooperation and unique access to new ideas and talents.
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