director, cinematographer and
visual artist based in sao paulo, brazil.




copan is a microcosm of everything brazil stands for: the good, the bad and the ugly. this immersive and intimate portrait of the largest residential building in latin america and its inhabitants shines a light on a country being torn apart by corruption, populism, polarized politics and a collapsing democracy.

screenplay, direction and cinematography by carine wallauer
feature documentary - 90 min

status: on production

clario filmes [BR]
o par [BR]
les valseurs [FR]
scenery [NL]

grants and prizes:
2024 Sheffield Doc Pitch Prize - AIDC The Factory Pitch - Australia/England
2023 AIDC Award in the New Voices Pitch - Sunny Side of the Doc  - France
2023 ALCA - commission régionale du film de Nouvelle-Aquitaine  - France
2023 New Directors - FSA Ancine - Brazil
2021  Financial support for the production of the feature documentary  -  Proac SP - Brazil
2020 Financial support for the development of the of the feature documentary -  Proac SP - Brazil

development labs:
2022 Doc Station at Berlinale Talents - Berlinale - Germany
2021 IDFA Academy during IDFA - IDFA - Netherlands