Our first production on the ground since Covid-19: a video about the National Museum, at Quinta da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, for the Goethe-Institut, a supporter in rebuilding this treasure, which was totally destroyed in a massive fire 2 years ago on this September 2nd 2020.
Directed by Vinícius Reis, with drone images by Felipe Varanda and produced by Luana Oliveira Lima.
Eduardo Martino, along with other students and teachers from the Professional Masters in Creative Media of the Communications School (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), is taking part in the project Bossa Criativa – Arte de Toda Gente, an initiative of that university and Funarte. In March 2020, in the final days prior to the quarantine, Eduardo went to Ouro Preto (Minas Gerais State) to shoot videos, still photography and spherical panoramas which will be part of a 360 video with spatial audio, still in post-production. Here is a panorama of the São Francisco de Assis church in Ouro Preto.
In January 2020, Eduardo Martino documented the delivery of thirty thousand letters to Marielle Franco’s family for Amnesty International. Part of the Write for Rights campaign, where supporters from around the globe send letters of support and solidarity to human rights champions, this video was released by Amnesty on the 700th day of Marielle’s brutal assassination, still unsolved.
In August 2019 Eduardo Martino went to the mountains of Piura in north Peru to document the difficulties endured by the high quality organic coffee producers, due to climate change and historic low prices of the commodity. Video for the Fairtrade Foundation UK.
Sinfonia Verde e Rosa: paying tribute to Mangueira’s 90th Anniversary. CESGRANRIO Symphonic Orchestra invites Nelson Sargento and Criolo. Artistic Direction and conduction: Eder Paolozzi.
In February 2018 Eduardo Martino went to the Zona Bananera in Colombia to shoot a video along with the legendary Magnum photographer Ian Berry, whose pictures were published by the Observer Magazine. (Eduardo’s video is featured at the end of the article)
The local community engagement with the cooperative, supported by Bewley’s:
Gender Equality supported by Bewley’s: