Adriana, passionate about discovering and telling authentic stories that reveal the connection between people and the environment, embarked on an exciting journey to create, alongside Maxwell Polimanti, an inspiring documentary about Mato Grosso do Sul.
With the proposal to capture the essence of the region as a reference for ecotourism not only for Brazil, but for the world, he immersed himself in this challenge of exploring the natural and cultural riches, sustainability and preservation that make this region so exceptional.
It was an experience that profoundly transformed her and she believes it will also impact the public and promote reflection in order to value and protect the natural and cultural heritage of this state for future generations.
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Adriana Farias is a documentary filmmaker, journalist and writer recognized in 14 national and international awards. Founder of the audiovisual production company DOC HIT, she dedicates her professional journey to discovering and telling stories that inspire and transform lives in the areas of human rights, environment, science, health, culture and education. In 2023, she directed and scripted the documentary “Mato Grosso do Sul: Exponent of Ecotourism for the World” selected and shown at the international film festival Travel FilmFest, in Europe. Created in partnership with the LPM.World platform, the work was a finalist in the best documentary category. Since 2018, she has focused her career on the field of documentaries. She has produced more than 30 TV productions of this genre. From 2019 to 2022, she was part of the team that formatted and produced the documentary programs “Séries Originalis” and “Sinais Vitais” for CNN Brasil. She became a mountaineer after documenting a nine-day trail expedition through the Amazon rainforest towards Pico da Neblina, the highest point in Brazil, alongside the Yanomami indigenous people. She was also approved as a FAPESP fellow in a Scientific Journalism program in the Amazon with researchers from USP and different countries around the world. For twelve years she worked in reporting, producing and editing in major press outlets, such as TV Cultura, Folha de S.Paulo, Veja SP and RecordTV. She revealed the story of a former model in Cracolândia who gained international attention and inspired a character in a miniseries on TV Globo. Profile on Instagram @adrianafariasjornalista