Starvideo Starvideo


feature film, development / romance, drama

A bankrupt video store transforms into the canvas for a unique tale of cinematic connection and rewritten love story between two black women in the heart of Salvador

Events & Awards

Awarded at  Jorge Portugal das Artes (BR)
FRAPA 2021 (BR)
DiaLab (BR)

Guiões (BR)
Kinoforum (BR)

Vilma Carla Martins

Screenwriter/Director, Producer and Curator. Master in Film Analysis from Federal University  of Bahia (UFBA 2017) and in Film Curation from Elias Quejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE - Spain 2022). She has studied in Université Paris Ouest Nanterre de La Defense (2014 - 2015), Escuela de cine y TV de Santo Antonio de Los Baños (EICTV 2019), Academia Internacional de Cinema (AIC 2020) and others. Member of  Association of Black Audiovisual Professionals (APAN), Brazilian Association of Screenwriters (ABRA) and Talent of Projeto Paradiso. She is co-founder of Sujeito Filmes (2017). She worked in the Thought and Debate sector at the San Sebastian Festival (SSIFF) in 2022. She is the screenwriter and director of the experimental short film "Lament to Waters" (2023) and the short film “5 Ribbons” (2020), selected and awarded at national and international festivals, such as Toronto Black Film Festival (Canadá), Festival de Cinema Brasileiro de Los Angeles (EUA) and Festival de Brasilia (2021). Script room assistant for an Original Fiction Series project by Anonymous Content Brazil and an international gaming company (to be announced). She was curator for Rota Festival 2021 and Frapa 2022 and 2023. She is writing a series for Disney+ and producing her first feature film "Star video", approved in the Paulo Gustavo/Salcine 2023 public fund.

Other projects

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