Paulo Gambale (Maká)


Graduated in Visual Programation and Design at Faculdade de Belas Artes de São Paulo, he has worked for nine years as animator and editor for advertising films and documentaries in partnership with Laruccia Animation Studios for clients such as Embratel, Itaú, Pão de Açúcar, Estrela, AXN, Globo, Abril, Telesp Celular, Mercedes Benz, Mary Kay do Brasil, Sony Pictures Television, MTV, among others.

In 2002, he produced, directed and post produced a short film named “Convergência – Cheiros Cinzas e Encontros Urbanos”, awarded at ABC Festival for short films. In 2003, he was part of the crew of Expedição Filmes as cameraman and field cinematographer. He made several works by the Production company such as Expedição Brasil Adentro, in which, during 70 days, he crossed Brazilian territory to map ecotouristic spots and adventure sports, under the sponsorship of TAM Viagens, National Geographic Channel and Nissan.

In the beginning of 2004, he followed a medical expedition to the west of Amazon, in a region of semi-isolated Indians (Vale do Javari), whose aim was to document the action of the doctors and discover the causes of local diseases.

He also participated of other expedition in South America (Patagonia) and Brazil.

In 2012, he directed the institutional after sales campaign for Mercedes Benz (Brazil). Among his recent works, there is the direction of videos in Brazilian Cerrado for WWF-Brazil world campaign of the biome.

Currently, he directs and photographer brand content special projects for companies, documentaries and expedition around Brazil.