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ATLANTA, GA, December 20, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mobilefilmworks signs Brazilian Filmmaker Jose Joffilly of Coevos Filmes to a wireless distribution agreement. Joffilly's more recent works include producing and directing the fictional feature film Blue Eyes (2007), and directing the documentary "Passion According to Callado" (2007), produced by Lumen Productions. Jose Joffilly licensed Mobilefilmworks to begin streaming feature films, 2 Perdidos Numa Noite Suja (Two Lost in a Dirty Night), and Achados e Perdidos (Lost and Found), both feature films are currently available at www.mobilefilmworks.com.
Other works by Jose Joffilly include:
Lost and Found (2006), a police thriller based on the homonym novel by Luiz Alfredo Garcia Roza, which amongst other honors, received the prize of Best Adapted Screenplay, awarded by the Brazilian Academy of Literature in 2007.
Lust for Power (2005), a documentary co-directed with Eduardo Escorel which follows the day-to-day routine of six candidates running for the municipal council of the city of Rio de Janeiro in 2004. It opened the 2005 documentary film festival "It's All True".
Two Lost in a Dirty Night (2002), a feature film based on the play by Plinio Marcos, participated in the 30th Annual Gramado Film Festival and was awarded the prizes for Best Editing and Best Film Score. At the 35th Annual Brasilia Film Festival the film won the Candango Trophies of Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actress. Two Lost in a Dirty Night also participated in the Biarritz Film Festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival of 2002, the 26th Annual Sao Paulo International Film Festival, the Latino Film Festival of Los Angeles (Grand Jury Prize), and the MOMA Premiere Brazil of New York. At the Miami Brazilian Film Festival the actress Dbora Falabella received the HBO Award for Best New Talent.
"The Brazil film and television industry is booming, and there are multiple opportunities to provide high-quality programming, that reflects the country of Brazil. Mobilefilmworks set the stage with the rollout of Brazilian content direct to U.S. mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone, ANDROID, Blackberry, Nook, and Kindle Fire. We are delighted with this opportunity to showcase Mr. Joffilly's body of work, and the major contributions he's made within the film industry. We are applying an aggressive campaign to sign and showcase as many Brazilian filmmakers as possible" said Steven Collins, CEO Mobilefilmworks.
Mobilefilmworks is a wireless film distributor that enables viewers to enjoy film releases on the desktop and mobile devices. Mobilefilmworks has incorporated features such as Device detection, which recognizes the screen size and capabilities of a handset including high speed data and Wi-Fi, providing a better user experience.
Mobilefilmworks is a wireless film distributor that enables filmmakers, production studios, DVD distributors, and film festivals to stream movies direct to wireless devices. We offer the best in critically acclaimed indie films, with the ease and convenience of inventory-free wireless entertainment. The Mobilefilmworks platform has been provisioned, and approved by major wireless carriers, i.e. AT&T, SPRINT, Verizon, and T-Mobile comprising some 280 million subscribers. Mobilefilmworks has partnered with Aggregators of Brazil, to assist in reaching Latin American subscribers via Oi, TIM, Claro, VIVO, and Nextel. Mobilefilmworks also maintains a local office in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA -- 404 661-4313
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