“Benjamim Zambraia and the Autopanoptic” It started shooting in 2013 on 35mm with equipment provided by CTAV - Centro Técnico Audiovisual and negatives donated by friends and admirers of the director's work, initially to be a short film. Still in 2013, the first digital images were captured for the film, in the demonstrations that broke out that year. Then the film began to grow in the director's head, inevitably becoming a feature film. In 2014 new recordings were made, this time in 16mm, with the Fevereiro Filmes team and again with donated negatives. Much of the material shot on film was revealed by the director and also by the film's director of photography, Igor Cabral, following a line of research applied to both short films by Felipe Cataldo. , exhibited and awarded at festivals and film shows in Brazil and abroad, and still photography. The soundtrack of the film is by Octávio Terceiro, who is also an actor in the film, in an almost archaeological work that the director does by extracting true jewels from old tapes of different formats. This sound material was digitized in the CTAV itself, which was already the film's support, and was later treated and mixed by Ricardo Brasília. Seven and a half years later, this invitation came from Cavi Borges, producer of the film and curator of the Online Parallel Mostra of the Brasilia Festival, so that the opening of the film could take place at this Invention Cinema Panorama.
Festival dés Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris, Festival Itinerant Latin Short Film (several countries), Short-8 - Brazilian International Super-8 Festival in Curitiba, Super-Off - Festival Internacional Super-8 de São Paulo and CineMúsica - Conservatory Film and Music Festival. He also directed the short film "Drag the beloved in three days" ("I bring the beloved in three days") in 16mm format. The film was selected for the Jaipur International Film Festival (India), Curta Santos (16mm competition), MFL - Free Film Show, Cineclube Mate with Angu (Duque de Caxias), Hanging Garden in Morro da Babilônia (Rio de Janeiro) and Curtas Cariocas Exhibition in Natal.
Felipe Cataldo works as a film teacher in various projects making short films with students, fiction and documentary. As an actor, Felipe Cataldo worked in the television series "Cilada" (Multishow), by the Brazilian comedian Bruno Mazzeo, and also in the feature film "Looking for a horseshoe on the beaches of Rio" by Lionel Combecau, starring the Brazilian singer Silvia Machete . and several short films such as “Salomé” by Igor Cabral, from the work of Oscar Wilde.