TV director and producer, as well as film and TV critic. Alongside his brother José Bonifácio Sobrinho – aka Boni –, he was responsible for the modernization and expansion of Brazilian television networks in the 1970s. While Boni worked at Rede Globo, Carlos Augusto headed the merger of businessman João Saad’s three channels, which originated TV Bandeirantes. In the 1960s, he worked for the record label RGE, and as a journalist for newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo and magazine Cláudia. He and his colleagues founded the independent production company Blimp, which created the Globo Repórter TV show, and documentaries and films like Sargento Getúlio. Starting in 1981, he participated in the implementation of Globotec, a production company owned by journalist Roberto Marinho responsible for creating the openings of his channel’s soap operas, programs and newscasts. In 1989 and 1990 he produced the first independent soap opera in Brazilian television, Cortina de Vidro, aired on SBT.