PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

 

"She is one of the most talented and creative film and TV professionals/producers I have had the pleasure to work with . We have recently worked together in a project at Movie&Art, which is one of the leading film and television production companies in Brazil, where she was the Creative Director for TV Content (...) Beatrix’s extensive production knowledge and creative talents, as well as her extensive knowledge of the Latin American and European markets, besides the enormous value of her international network would make her a tremendous asset to any American or International company in the film and television business.” 
Roberto Coimbra
President at Ogilvy&Mather Andina
Country Manager at WPP Andina

 Caracas, Venezula - New York, NY

 

"She can bring extraordinary contributions and would certainly bring many unique qualities to any company in the US that might hire her , for her global vision and knowledge in the field. ” 
Stefan Kozak 
CEO Redbull North America

Santa Monica, CA

“While at the position of executive producer and creative director at CNN International, I had the pleasure to work with Beatrix as our producer for episodes of the series "World Sport", "The Scene" and "Principal Voices". She has also directed several segments in Brazil for our series "Art of Life" with outstanding results (...) Beatrix has created extraordinary formats and tv shows of global appeal thanks to her expertise in Latin American and European culture and trends allied to her incredible talent and highly competent production and direction skills" 
Chris Mansson 
Former Creative Director/ Executive Producer
CNN international

London , UK

“ Beatrix has shown throughout her national and international career that she is truly a remarkable artist of the highest caliber(...) We have worked together in TV Adverts , and her work as director of the films and the final result were outstanding. She always brings an incredible creativity, never ending curiosity, technical expertise and commitment to deliver the highest quality work to every single challenge that she takes"
Marcos Ribeiro 
Group Creative Director 
VML advertising agency (WPP) 

former Creative Director at J.W.Thompson and Ogilvy 
New York, NY

“Her broad access to international networks and special ability to create and adapt content from different countries to local audiences would be of great value for the American television market" 
Maurizio Tavares 
Vice President Branding and Programming
BBC Worlwide

Miami, FL
 
“I have been recently invited by Ms Guedes to be one of the directors of “Stories from the Interlude”, an extraordinary TV series created by her involving several important musicians and directors . Ms Guedes is known for directing and producing content that brings attention to environmental and social issues, such as the documentary “Eldorado”, which opened the Latin American Film Festival and the United Nations Congress of Human Rights - a big breakthrough in the fight against human trafficking. She brings a very meaningful contribution to environmental crisis awareness in ‘SOS Mata Atlantica’ , a documentary about the preservation of rain forests in Brazil ; ‘Ecopratico’ , a tv series about sustainability aired on a Brazilian open channel”
Peter Webber 
Film expert
Oscar-nominated film director of " The Girl with a Pearl Earring"

London - UK

“She is a very respected and unique professional who has made significant contributions for the Brazilian audiovisual market, having created and produced outstanding content across screens” 
Jimmy Leroy 
VP Creative Viacom/ Nickelodeon

Brazil

“Beatrix is unquestionably one of the most important professionals in the Brazilian TV & Media Industry. Ms. Guedes has risen to the highest ranks of her career by producing groundbreaking and compelling TV series, shorts, spots ,etc “  
Gustavo Guimaraes
Creative Producer
Discovery Communications

Miami, FL
 
 
“Besides Ecopratico, Beatrix brought another impressive TV Format to MIPTV : Globalpop. I was present at the pitches at the MipFormats /MIPTV event in Cannes, and GLOBALPOP was selected top 10 among more than 200 TV Shows worldwide , bringing much attention to the Brazilian TV production landscape […] She has many years of experience in the field, has a great reputation both in Brazil and internationally. She is one of Brazil’s greatest TV producers, and has undoubtedly contributed a great deal to the international TV format landscape” 
Sarah Coursey, 
International TV Formats expert - Zee Television 
Former VP  Acquisitions at Zodiac Formats 

New York - NY
 
“Beatrix performed at Turner the leading role on the development and production of Fashion Splash . As the director and producer, she was in charge of the whole production from concept to air, from contract negotiation until the release of the 13 episodes (...) Beatrix Guedes is unquestionably a leader in the entertainment industry as a creator of outstanding international TV formats to be commercialized worldwide. It was a real pleasure to work alongside one of the industry's most creative and prolific talent.”
Horacio Martin 
Production Director and Executive Producer 
Turner Latin America

Buenos Aires, Argentina

" From her connections to her creative ideas, Beatrix Guedes is a true creative leader. Her profound understanding of the creative process comes with an avid desire to reach audiences and communicate positive and relevant content. Her work is revered by the experts in the areas of film and television in Brazil, and she is deservedly considered one of the top influencers  in her field” 
Maria Zulmira de Souza
 former Content Director
 TV Cultura -
broadcaster
São Paulo , Brazil 

 "I have met Ms Guedes at MIPTV-television market in Cannes, while considering the distribution of ELDORADO, her documentary about human trafficking, which opened the United Nations congress of Human Rights and the Latin American Film Festival, and also GLOBALPOP, a tv show shot in several countries in the world, an extraordinary format created by her which has been selected at the MIPformats pitches as one of the best TV formats projects in the world. Ms Guedes is an extremely gifted director and as a producer her vision of the international market is truly exceptional . She is always present at various television markets, where she is acknowledged for her great ability as executive producer and developer of international formats and tv shows."
Max Oliveras
 VP Acquisitions - Distraction Formats

Former VP programming Tele-Quebec
Montreal -  Canada

“Beatrix Guedes has been bringing to PLANET new opportunities of production services (…) acting as a bridge between the Brazilian and the US markets, which is very interesting for us for the possibility of generating more international co-productions”
Robyn Bensinger
Executive Producer 
The Planet - Production Company

Los Angeles, CA -

“We're very proud for having had Bea Guedes in our team. She has directed while with Trattoria adverts for agencies like JWT, Ogilvy,Y&R, BBO and Saatchi & Saatchi. Beatrix was the Art Director for the advert 'Santa Ursula', winner of a Bronze Lion at the Cannes Lions, created by the advertising agency FCB and produced by Trattoria.”
Eitan Rosenthal
Partner at Trattoria Production Company

São Paulo, Brazil

 “The project ( O Guarani)  was trailblazing, and it became a great inspiration for many other stagings that followed. Beatrix Guedes is a very important name in the artistic and media industry for her many years of innovating and bringing new challenges to the arts and entertainment scene (…)  Her contributions  are very important as she is a trend-setter and keeps pushing and blurring the boundaries between medias, delivering fantastic content for film, tv and the performing arts ”
 Arthur Boniconte 
Midiadub multimedia artist
São Paulo, Brazil

“She is one of the very few and unique professionals that can add superb artistic conception to a high degree of technical expertise. She is considered by many as a genius and a visionary in creative and artistic direction, and a groundbreaker in the area of multimedia and image making . She is a real influencer and inspiration to the new image-makers generation […] I can unequivocally state that she is on the very top on her field as an accomplished and extraordinary multimedia and multi-talented director” 
Coy Freitas 
Creative Director at B-Ferraz, advertising agency

São Paulo , Brazil

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