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“The 33” is the first feature to Benefit from Colombia´s Cash rebate
“The 33” is the first feature to Benefit from Colombia´s Cash rebate

The feature film “The 33”, based on the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners is the first project to receive the cash rebate with resources of the Colombian Film Fund- FFC created by law 1556 of 2012 administered by the Colombian Film Commission, a division of Proimágenes Colombia, the audiovisual organization representing the South American […]

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Launch of PUFA (Unified Audiovisual Filming Permit) and Bogotá Film Commission
Launch of PUFA (Unified Audiovisual Filming Permit) and Bogotá Film Commission

Local and international producers will now have clear idea of the steps to follow when renting public spaces for filming in Bogotá. Decree 340 of August 15, 2014 legislates development of the Unified Audiovisual Filming Permit (PUFA) and the creation of the Bogotá Film Commission created by the District Institute of Arts (IDARTES), a dependency […]

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Colombian Actress Juana Acosta plays Manuela Sáenz in El Libertador
Colombian Actress Juana Acosta plays Manuela Sáenz in  El Libertador

Venezuelan director Alberto Arvelo set out to capture Simon Bolivar’s more human side in El Libertador, one of the biggest Latin American productions in recent years, on a par with Hollywood films with its budget of $50 million. The film, which premiered in Venezuela on July 24, marking the anniversary of Bolivar’s birth, will soon […]

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Colombian Actor/Producer Juan Pablo Raba

Juan Pablo trained as an actor in Caracas and New York, where he studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Academy. He has participated in productions in Colombia, Venezuela and Spain. In 2003, he was cast in the role that secured him a place in Venezuelan television history, starring in “Mi Gorda Bella”, which broke all […]

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Video of the month

Trailer “Los hongos”

The Colombian film “Los hongos” directed by Oscar Ruiz Navia, a co-production with France, Argentina and Germany, tells the story of Ras a graffiti artist of Cali. This movie has been selected at TIFF- Toronto International Film Festival on the Discovery section. “Los Hongos” won the Ciné + Special Jury Prize at The Locarno International […]


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Juan Manuel Santos Takes Office as President of Colombia

Accompanied by his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez and their children Martin, Esteban and Maria Antonia, the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos was sworn into office on August 7, in a ceremony attended by over 2,000 guests and held in Nuñez Square at the Capitol in Bogota. In his speech, the reelected Head of State […]

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“Working with the Colombian crew has been an absolut pleasure. I have filmed all over the world and our crew was incredibly warm and professional. I have to say that they already stand up with a lot of the world class crews that I worked with around the world. They made this project which was very difficult and very demanding, a joy for me.”
Lou Diamond Phillips
Don Lucho in “The 33”


Burning Blue

Burning Blue

City: Bogotá


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Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira

Region: Bogota Region
City: Zipaquirá
Department: Cundinamarca
Name: Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira

This underground construction has been denominated as a "Jewel of Modern Architecture". The icons, ornaments and architectural details are hand carved in the halite rock. Some marble sculptures are included.

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