SXSW Speaker for four consecutive years (2014-2017), Brazilian screenwriter and director Felipe Braga has written HBO Latin America series such as "Mandrake", "Destino SP" and "Destino Salvador", and the feature films "Cabeca a Premio" and "Trash" (directed by Stephen Daldry). His first work as a director was "B1", followed by the feature fiction film "Latitudes" - part of a cross-media project in partnership with YouTube and TNT - and the series "Life Outside The Fields". Felipe has been working as a writer for production companies such as O2 Filmes ("City of God") in Brazil, and others like London-based Working Title ("Trash"). An International Emmy nominee for two consecutive years, first with “Latitudes” (2014) and then "Life Outside..." (2015). Felipe Braga has a PhD on Cultural History with a thesis on 19th Century Cinematography - and was chosen by Variety Magazine as one of the top 10 emerging talents in Latin America in 2014.
Felipe is a founding partner of Losbragas, a Brazilian production house based in São Paulo, alongside Rita Moraes and Alice Braga. Losbragas' innovative portfolio includes projects produced alongside major brands like P&G, Heineken, Santander, FIAT and OLX - and special projects with international organisms such as the United Nations.