Rio 2016
Opening Ceremony


Opening Ceremony welcomed the XXXI Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro


A stunning opening cerimony to celebrate the sport and the Brazilian culture


Best Iconic Event: "Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony"
Best Celebration Event: "Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony"
Best Roadshow "Rio 2016 Torch Relay"

The Show

Directed by Fernando Meirelles, Daniela Thomas and Andrucha Waddington
4 Hours of show
10.000 Performers
150 International professionals

Rio 2016
Rio 2016
In Brief

The ceremony featured presentations of the history and culture of Brazil, including its landscape and forests, the history of the Portuguese people, music and samba, and the favelas among other aspects. Portions of the ceremony were also dedicated to the topics of environmental conservation and climate change.

Rio 2016
Rio 2016
Olympic Torch Relay

Filmmaster was the organization responsible for managing the Olympic Torch, the objective, besides engaging the population and building pride for the Olympic Games, was to spread the values of peace, equality and fraternity represented by the Olympic Flame. Based on a one thousand year-old tradition, the Torch Relay aims to bring hope and times of harmony to the people, distinguishing sports heroes and other representatives, sharing equal values as those deserving to be torchbearers.
Torch Relay was held in all of Brazil for a period of 95 days. Every day, 120 vehicles and 350 staff would travel for an average of 400km. In total, more than 320 cities were visited and 12,000 torchbearers were proud to carry the Olympic flame. Hotels’ logistic was carried in 83 cities, including staff, sponsors and security.

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