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AFCI Member Locationcolombia.com Versión en Español Others Newsletters June 19, 2014

“Gallows Hill:” an American Film Produced in Colombia
“Gallows Hill:” an American Film Produced in Colombia

Before Gallows Hill became a film, screenwriter Richard D’Ovidio and executive producer David Higgins conceived the story for a locale like Massachusetts, New England, in the northern United States, known for its stories of witches and ghosts. Three years after consolidating this idea, Higgins had a chance to travel to Bogota, Colombia to meet with […]

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Argentinean Series “Musicians of Latin America” Filmed in Colombia
Argentinean Series “Musicians of Latin America” Filmed in Colombia

The Argentinean production company Error#170, which produces the documentary series “Musicians of Latin America” ​(“Músicos de Latinoamérica”) for the Argentinean Ministry of Education’s Canal Encuentro TV station, filmed two episodes in Bogota, Cartagena, Palenquito, Malagana, San Basilio de Palenque, Arjona, and San Cayetano. These episodes from the show’s third season will be broadcast in Argentina […]

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Colombian Television Turns 60
Colombian Television Turns 60

On June 13, 1954 Colombia conducted its first TV broadcast, becoming the sixth country in Latin America with television transmission. With the national anthem and a few words from General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (president of Colombia from 1953-1957), under the direction of Fernando Gómez Agudelo, television in Colombia was born as a state initiative to […]

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Julián Giraldo

Executive producer Giraldo left the legal profession ten years ago and decided it was time to pursue his ambition of making movies. Since the 2004 launch of RCN Cine, a subsidiary of the Colombian Ardila-Lulle conglomerate, Giraldo has been the executive producer of over 20 films, documentaries and shorts. The Colors of the Mountain (2011) […]

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Video of the month

“Cuentos de Viejos” (Old Folk Tales)

The animated series “Cuentos de Viejos” (Old Folk Tales), produced by the companies Hierro Animación, RTVC Señal Colombia, and Piaggiodematei, was the only Colombian-Spanish production to take part in the 2014 Annecy Animation Festival. This transmedia project, with a television and an interactive internet component, gives grandparents the chance to tell their stories in the […]


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Colombian Wins the Giro d’Italia’s “Maglia Rosa”

Three Colombians have forever marked the history of world cycling and, especially, our country. Since June 1, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) is synonymous with “Maglia Rosa” (the winner’s pink jersey). His name, like that of Rigoberto Urán (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) – second place at the Giro d’Italia – and that of Julián Arredondo (Trek Factory Racing), […]

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City: Bogotá
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HIERRO is exclusively committed to producing animation and is a mixed techniques Specialist, based in Bogotá.HIERRO develops and produces TV series, shorts and transmedia projects; title sequences for Feature; and films for museums/educational/cientific.


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General Martinez Castle

Region: Bogota Region
City: Sesquilé
Department: Cundinamarca
Name: General Martinez Castle

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