ONE OF BRAZIL’S MOST EXPERIENCED COMMERCIAL DIRECTORS, CREDITED ON OVER 450 PROJECTS. MOST OF THEM COMBINE SPECIAL EFFECTS WITH ALTERNATIVE FILMING TECHNIQUES.
Jarbas had worked for years as an illustrator and later as an art director at Brazil’s largest ad agencies. In 2001, he founded AD Studio, a production house located in Sao Paulo. The company has since garnered international recognition for its meticulous work on multiple ads, music videos, shorts and soundtracks. In 2001, The Week, an ad he directed received the Golden Lion in Direction, Creation, and Soundtrack categories at Cannes International Advertising Festival.
In 2012, AD Studio entered into a long-term collaborative partnership with Platige Image. Also in 2012, Jarbas received two more Cannes Lions for Is the New, an ad created using stop motion animation.