Migdal Filmes is a film production company that stands out for the diversity in its portfolio of film and television projects, always aiming to keep up with market trends. In the company’s line up, Migdal collects a variety of titles, ranging from box-office records to award-winning documentaries. Among its best known projects are Brazilian blockbusters such as “Minha Mãe é Uma Peça”, which was the highest grossing film in 2013; “Minha Mãe É Uma Peça 2”, the highest grossing Brazilian film in history with more than 9 million viewers; as well the art films as “Casa Grande” by Fellipe Barbosa, nominated for more than ten international awards in festivals around the world and also the award-winning musical documentary “Cássia Eller” by Paulo Henrique Fontenelle.
Migdal also produced “Linda de Morrer”, “Irmã Dulce” by Vicente Amorim, biography about the philanthropic nun nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, among others. Migdal co-produced with Cinética Filmes the feature film “Nosso Lar”, which brought more than four million viewers to theaters throughout Brazil, and with Zencrane, the dramatic thriller “Mundo Cão” by Marcos Jorge.
Some highlights in TV production include three seasons of the anthological series “As Canalhas”, whose format was purchased by the streaming service Hulu for the American version of the series. The production company also produced five seasons of the humorous “220 Volts”, a public success, in addition to more than 100 hours of content for fiction and reality TV show on pay TV. For VH1 and MTV, Migdal produced two seasons of musical documentaries “Música. Doc”.
In 2018, Migdal is releasing the film “Carlinhos e Carlão”, directed by Pedro Amorim, and drama “Intimidade Entre Estranhos” by José Alvarenga Jr. Also this year, Migdal begins production of the new TV series “Matches”, to be aired on Warner Channel, the drama “M8”, by Jefferson De, “Canta Pra Subir” and super hero movie, “Overman”, based on Laerte Coutinho’s comic strip.
Special Jury Prize at the Paulínia Festival (2014), Fiction Category
Award for Best Supporting Actor - Marcello Novaes at the Paulínia Festival (2014)
Award for Best Supporting Actress - Clarissa Pinheiro at the Paulínia Festival (2014)
Award for Best Screenplay - Fellipe Barbosa and Karen Sztajnberg at the Paulínia Festival (2014)
Revelation Prize of the French Critic in the 26th Edition of the Cinélatino Latin American Film Festival, held in Toulouse (2014)
International Critics' Prize (Fipresci) at the 26th Cinélatino, Latin American Film Festival, held in Toulouse (2014)
Public Prize at the 26th Cinélatino, Latin American Film Festival, held in Toulouse (2014)
Best fiction feature chosen by the Rio Festival audience (2014)
Best Film chosen by Abraccine (Brazilian Association of Film Critics) at the 38th São Paulo International Film Festival
Best documentary chosen by the public at the 38th São Paulo International Film Festival
Hour concours at the Rio Festival (2014)
My mom is a Character
Best Feature Film - 17th Edition of the Brazilian Festival of Miami (2013)
The Astral City
Best Art Direction at the Brazilian Festival of Miami (2011)
Considered by the Brazilian Academy of Cinema, the film with best special effect of 2011.