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Alexander Youssef, Municipal Secretary of Culture of São Paulo, Bruno Covas, Mayor of São Paulo, Keanu Reeves, Conquest series producer, Carl Erik Rinsch, director of the series, Gabriela Rosés Bentancor, producer of the series, and Lais Bodansky, director of Spcine, at a meeting in the office of São Paulo City Hall to negotiate the filming of the series in São Paulo in April. Photo: France Netherlands (ASCOM/SMC).

São Paulo receives international blockbuster Keanu Reeves, Carl Erik Rinsch and Gabriela Rosés Bentancor, who chose the capital of culture as a location for filming

Joint made by the City of São Paulo, the City Department of Culture through Spcine, and the State Government, with support from the Department of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, brings to São Paulo international blockbuster, with about of 800 professionals involved in the recordings.

Second largest target shooting in Latin America, the city of São Paulo receives large international blockbuster "Conquest”, directed by British filmmaker Carl Erik Rinsch and produced by actor Keanu Reeves and producer Gabriela Rosés Bentancor. Set in a future dystopian, the series portrays São Paulo as a humanitarian refugee host site.

The coming production, which has already started filming in the city, It is the result of joint made by São Paulo Film Commission, Spcine sector responsible for attracting filming for capital. The negotiations began in May 2018, when the producer of the work sought Spcine for information about the shooting of infrastructure in São Paulo.

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The negotiations culminated in the visit of actor Keanu Reeves, the writer-director Carl Erik Rinsch and producer Gabriela Rosés Bentancor to Sao Paulo, in April this year. On occasion, producers met with the governor João Doria Jr., Mayor Bruno Covas, the Municipal Secretary of Culture Alexandre Youssef, the chief executive of Spcine Lais Bodansky and the State Secretary for Culture Sérgio Sá Leitão.

The joint to provide the best infrastructure for production without, however, negatively impact the dynamics of the city involved nine municipal, CET, boroughs, Municipal Guarda, city ​​lighting and street cleaning. The footage should involve around 800 people, between staff, cast and figuration. O2 Filmes will be responsible for providing the local production service.

In just three years of operation, the São Paulo Film Commission receives about 1 filming thousand a year and has served more than 2,5 thousand audiovisual works, including international productions as Sense8 and Black Mirror series. In addition to the audiovisual sector, large production economically impact the hospitality segments, feeding and conveying.

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  1. Keanu Reeves is simply fantastic!!!

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