What is Fear Artists

Guto Barra & Tatiana Issa

Guto Barra is a New York-based filmmaker and television director, founder of Producing Partners.

He is the co-creator of numerous hit series on Brazilian television, for HBO, Food Network, GNT, Multishow, and others. His directing credits include over 200 episodes of television series on travel, music, arts, technology, and pop culture. His films have been shown in prestigious venues such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Haus der Kulturen der Werld in Berlin, and the Musee d’Art Moderne della Ville de Paris. Guto’s award-winning feature documentary Beyond Ipanema inspired a television series on Canal Brasil, shot in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Tatiana Issa is an award-winning director & producer with more than 40 international awards for the feature film Dzi Croquettes, featuring Liza Minnelli.

The film became the most awarded documentary in Brazilian history and had its US premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, followed by a theatrical release in the USA, Europe, and Brazil. The film received raving reviews from all major newspapers, such as The New York Times, LA Times, Time Out NY, LA Weekly, Village Voice, among many others. Tatiana is the co-founder of Producing Partners and ART DOCS Films and the creator, producer, executive producer, and director of numerous hit primetime television series, such as Food Network’s Destino Con Sabor, HBO’s documentary series Fora do Armário and GNT’s Pedro Pelo Mundo. Since 2011 she has created more than 18 TV series, including Geografia da Arte, Nelson 70, and Dançando na Broadway.

Dominique Cast & Crew Credits

Directed by Tatiana Issa and Guto Barra

Written by Giovanna Giovanini

Produced by Tatiana Issa, Guto Barra and Paula Belchior

Edited by Giovanna Giovanini