PANORÂMICA is an independent production company, founded in 2003 by Mara Lobão, a member of the International Academy of Television, Arts & Science, and Rodrigo Montenegro, that has created and produced over 60 series of different formats and 10 feature films of the Kids&Family genre. They develop and produce original content for the main market streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Globoplay, and HBO Max, among others, and also movies with Disney, Downtown, Warner, Fox, Paris Movies, Gallery, Vitrine, and Elo Company, among others.
Panorâmica is the leading producer of children and teens' films in Brazil, having extensive experience in adaptations of Brazilian bestsellers. Since 2021, the production company has developed and produced major brands that will debut in 2023, such as the franchise AN UNFORGETTABLE YEAR, Original Amazon Prime Video, constituted of 4 films based on the 4 short stories of the bestseller of the same title; FAZENDO MEU FILME, based on the Brazilian best-selling series of juvenile books, by author Paula Pimenta; and POLIANA'S ADVENTURES-THE MOVIE, a co-production and distribution with Warner Bros., a spin-off of the soap operas "As Aventuras de Poliana” and "Poliana Moça" that have high ratings on SBT.
The production company also developed hit kids&family brands: GABY STAR, 126 x 30', for Gloob, nominated for the Emmy Kids Awards, BANFF Awards, and APCA Awards, GABY STAR: THE MOVIE - series spin off, CONFESSIONS OF AN INVISIBLE GIRL (2021), Netflix Original's movie, top 10 in more than 40 countries. They also produced ANYTHING FOR A POPSTAR (2018), based Thalita Rebouças’s bestseller, and DJ CINDERELLA (2019), top 10 on Netflix in over 11 countries. In 2023, the production company will also shoot the sequences of these last 2 titles.
In addition to the children's contents, Panorâmica released the action/adventure NO RETURN, 13 x 60', for TV Record and A&E; the police drama TRAILS OF HATE, 18 x 60', for Universal Channel, also aired on Globoplay and the investigative drama THE MISSING, 10 x 45' HBO Max Original series, nominated for a 2022 APCA Award for best series, ABC 2022 Award for Best Art Direction, SEC Awards 2022 for Best Actor in a National Series, and CCXP Awards 2022 for Best Actress in a Series. In the non-fiction area, they produced formats such as INTERVENTION BRAZIL for A&E and CATFISH BRAZIL for MTV/VIACOM, and has been producing TVZ LIVE for Multishow, since 2020.
In addition, the production company held Globosat's Screenwriter Development Program, that trained more than 400 professionals in the Brazilian audiovisual industry. The project brought to Rio important industry names such as Martha Kauffman (Friends), Anthony Zuicker (CSI), Darren Starr (Sex and the City), and script master Robert Mckee, with his famous worldwide seminars: STORY AND GENRE.