Roberto was born in Brazil and moved to New Zealand 15 years ago. Since then, he worked in theatre, TV and Film. As a director, his short films played in local and international festivals (Review; Satisfaction; Dick Knows; Wellington); he also made two Webseries: Sui Generis, Seasons 1 and 2 and The Adventures of Suzy Boon. He also directed three short documentaries: Medulla Oblongata (accepted into 21 international festivals); Mad Hunter (4 international festivals) and Positive (4 international festivals). Last year he made 2 web pilots (LiBros and Cheeky First Dates) and both were selected out of 163 entries as finalists (Top 10) at TVNZ’s New Blood WebSeries competition.
Chillbox Creative is a story-driven video agency with a passion for supporting and producing independent creative content. Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Chillbox is made up of a small but diverse team of creatives responsible for producing a range of content for a variety of clients both across New Zealand and internationally. Creatively, the team has had success with several independent productions - including being named 2016's Grand National champions in NZ's 48 Hours Film Festival for their short film Time Travel Centre. They have also headed production on Seasons 2 and 3 of Parker & Sainsbury's cult web-series Stake Out, Season 2 of Sui Generis, and the second season of acclaimed web-series The Adventures of Suzy Boon. With countless commercial and creative credits to their name, Chillbox is dedicated to bringing a focused and efficient approach to any project they take on board. The Chillbox team has a simple set of values: Help people. Tell stories. Help people tell stories.