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AFCI Member Locationcolombia.com Versión en Español Others Newsletters November 2, 2014

Silvia Echeverri to Join the AFCI Board for its 2015-2016 Term
Silvia Echeverri to Join the AFCI Board for its 2015-2016 Term

The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) announced new members of its Board of Directors on October 5 after holding its annual Cineposium, which took place in New York this year. The event featured discussions of the most pressing issues for global audiovisual production and reflections on the role that film commissions should play in […]

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“Blunt Force Trauma” Actors Talk about their Experiences during Filming
“Blunt Force Trauma” Actors Talk about their Experiences during Filming

After 24 days of shooting, on October 9 the filming of “Blunt Force Trauma” in Bogota and nearby areas came to a successful close. This film about love, betrayal and death in the midst of a deadly game features the stars Freida Pinto, Ryan Kwanten, and Mickey Rourke. The Colombian company 64A Films, headed by […]

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Netflix Chief Content Officer Visits Colombia, Production Home of the “Narcos” Series
Netflix Chief Content Officer Visits Colombia, Production Home of the “Narcos” Series

Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix, and the production team of Gaumont International Television, met with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on October 1 to discuss one of the largest projects ever to be filmed in the country: “Narcos.” This series, based on true events, charts the growth and spread of drug cartels around […]

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Claudia Triana de Vargas

Born in Bogota, Colombia, with a liberal arts degree from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. Triana took on the leadership of the Bogota Cinemateca Distrital in the late 1980s. She also worked for the creation of the Colombian Film Heritage Foundation, which she headed as Executive Director for nine years. Since 1998, she […]

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Video of the month

“Apples” Music Video

On October 16, the Canadian band The Seasons released its music video “Apples,” filmed in various regions of Colombia, including Manizales, Salento, Nevados National Park, the Tatacoa Desert, and Bogota. This video was produced by Vega Musique and shows the musicians on a tour across the country and its landscapes.


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ARTBO, Colombia’s Premier Art Fair, Celebrates Ten Years

The International Art Fair of Bogota (ARTBO), which has established itself over the past ten years as one of the premier events of its kind in Colombia and Latin America, took place from October 24 to 27.  This year’s ARTBO played host to 66 galleries from 30 cities around the world in its Main section […]

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El Colectivo Grupo Creativo

El Colectivo Grupo Creativo

City: Medellín
We are a young film company, based in Bogota and Medellin (Colombia). We produce fiction, documentary, and still and art photography projects. El Colectivo Grupo Creativo is a group of friends and professionals in different artistic areas.   Fi


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Region: Caribbean Region
City: Ciénaga
Department: Magdalena
Name: Cienaga

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