President of 8 STAR Entertainment
Cida Gonçalves is the president of 8 STAR Entertainment, an independent distribution company for movies and TV shows of various genres in all media and formats.
8 STAR Entertainment manages a catalog of award-winning feature films and documentaries worldwide, including the management of a select group of US distributor catalogs. UU., The United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and France, as well as content acquisitions for Latin America and North America, Europe and Asia for all media.
In addition, 8 STAR Entertainment manages the catalog of Canal Futura, the educational channel of the Roberto Marinho Foundation for Latin America and North America and selected territories in Europe.
Ms. Gonçalves speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish fluently, is a poet, a graduate in television and film media studies, and holds an AA degree in public relations from Los Angeles, California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) cum laude University from the city. She also brings a fund as producer, director and talent to the distribution business. Previously, she worked for the Brazilian Consulate General in Los Angeles, producing and presenting a television program, and as a publicist and event director for the Consulate.