Rafinha & Mauricio
With a career spanning over 15 years, and a grasp at raunchy humor that sells out theaters everywhere he goes, Rafinha Bastos is one of the most important and well respected comedians in Brazil. Also an actor and journalist, he is amongst the 30 most watched comedians in the world on YouTube, with videos that have more than 250 million views. With over 11 million followers on Twitter, the New York Times has deemed him one of the most influential people in the world.
Bastos is the owner of the biggest comedy club in Latin America (“Comedians” in São Paulo). Since 2010, his achievements in Brazil include the executive production of the Brazilian version of Saturday Night Live, a series of shows on national network television ( “CQC” and “A Liga”). He wrote the script, produced, and directed a show about his own life on the FX channel (“The Life of Rafinha Bastos”). Rafinha acted in four other series and eight films. One of his greater success stories thus far, is having written the script, produced, and acted in “Internet – The Movie”, which after being released in theaters in Brazil, it had its rights bought by Netflix and is one of the most watched movies of the streaming service in the country.
Currently based in Los Angeles, he’s a regular performer at major comedy clubs in the city, such as the Laugh Factory and Improv. He also hosts the competition show “Ultimate Beastmaster”, on Netflix. His third stand-up special, “Ultimatum”, an original Netflix production, will be released this September. Rafinha’s previous stand-ups were also licensed by the streaming platform, and his very first special, “A Arte do Insulto” – “The Art of the Insult”, was the first local content available on Netflix Brazil in 2011.
Maurício Meirelles is an advertising professional, copywriter, comedian, presenter, influencer, writer and carioca.
Graduated in Advertising, he has worked within the main agencies in the country (such as Talent and Lowe). Writer and screenwriter, he migrated to comedy in 2007 and began to stand out with his texts and formats.
In front of the cameras, he was part of the main comedy shows on Brazilian TV in the last decade. He has done projects on TV stations GLOBO, BAND, RECORD, MULTISHOW and SPORTV.
He became one of the most influential figures in national comedy, and today he has more than 8.5 million followers on his social networks.
Consecrated with 3 successful stand-up solos, the shows “Don’t take it seriously”, “Perdendo Amigos” and “Levando o Caos” have already been watched by more than 500 thousand people; having been elected for 2 consecutive years as the best stand-up show by the Risadaria de Humor Award (2016-2017), and as the best script, by the Humor Award, 2019/20.
NETFLIX: The special “Levando o Chaos”, released in April 2020 – original Netflix production – is the most consecrated show of his career and is available in more than 190 countries.
A born creator, he is the founder of Dromedário – Agency for the creation of formats and projects, for the entertainment and advertising market.