SAO PAULO, BRAZIL // Cristiano Pinheiro is a Brazilian music supervisor, sound designer and audio producer.
He started in the business as a sound editor at Soundelux DMG Los Angeles and later as a foley editor at Les Audis de Boulogne Paris collaborating in several projects with Oscar-winning foley artist Nicolas Becker. Then he moved back to Brazil to work with audio for Advertising.
In 2011 he founded PUNCH Audio, an internationally renowned Music and Sound Design house. PUNCH has worked with agencies like AlmapBBDO, Y&R, WMcCann, Ogilvy, Publicis, doing films for clients such as Volkswagen, Toyota, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Samsung, McDonald’s, Nike, amongst others.
Cristiano has won over 110 international awards in all major festivals around the world, including a Grand Clio Entertainment, Best of Discipline at ADCNY, Grand Prix in Radio, Gold Lions in Film, Digital Craft, Radio and Cyber at Cannes Lions Festival.
He was also responsible for the sound and music for Getty Images NOSFERATU that won over 60 awards worldwide, including Cannes, London International, Clio, D&AD, New York Festival, The One Show, Art Directors Club (Best of Discipline) and others.