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AFCI Member Locationcolombia.com Versión en Español Others Newsletters July 2, 2015

New Film “Tiempo Muerto” Now in Post
New Film “Tiempo Muerto” Now in Post

Post-production has begun on the film Tiempo muerto, written and directed by Víctor Postiglione, and produced by Sinema (Argentina) and Patagonia Films (Colombia). Shot entirely in Bogota, this co-production – with 40% Argentinian investment and a 60% Colombian stake – received the benefits of the Colombian Film Law. Starring Maria Nela Sinisterra and Guillermo Pfening, […]

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Shooting Wraps up on “Pacifico”
Shooting Wraps up on “Pacifico”

Shooting has wrapped up on the new movie “Pacifico”, directed by Gonzalo Gutiérrez and scripted by the Argentinians Natacha Caravia, Luis Languimey, Constanza Cabrera, and Lucila Podestá. This science fiction film was entirely shot in Bahia Solano, on the Pacific coast of Colombia, and in Bogota. The movie tells the story of a group of […]

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Colombia at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival
Colombia at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival

From June 15 to 20, two Colombian feature films were in Annecy, France to participate in the city’s International Animated Film Festival: Sabogal, by Sergio Mejía and Juan José Lozano, and Diego Guerra’s Desterrada (Banished). Considered one of the most important animated film festivals in the world, Annecy brings together more than 150,000 participants, including […]

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María Nela Sinisterra

María Nela Sinisterra, who has played an active role in Argentinian theater, television, and film, has just finished the feature film Pacific, her fourth Colombian production. Sinisterra left her home city, Buenaventura, and moved to Bogota to pursue her dream of becoming a fashion model. She worked as a TV host and model, and was […]

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Video of the month


This is the first science fiction film made in Latin America. The first few weeks were shot in the jungles of Colombia’s Pacific coast, and the last weeks in a studio in Bogota. The movie tells the story of a group of young people who set out for an island in the Colombian Pacific, where […]


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Colombian Wins the Rómulo Gallegos International Prize

Colombian author Pablo Montoya (1963) has won the Rómulo Gallegos International Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in Spanish language literature, for his 2014 novel Tríptico de la infamia. Montoya, originally from Barrancabermeja, Santander province, beat out 162 novels from 17 countries, including some by much more well-known Colombian authors such as Héctor Abad […]

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Gonzalo Gutiérrez Director of “Pacífico”

“I think we have to take advantage of the desire that exists here to build the industry. I’m convinced that in Latin America we can do great things, and I think today Colombia is a pioneer in its desire to build its film industry – what other countries say but don’t do. I believe we must seize this moment: if we want to do things in Latin America, I think Colombia is a great place to do it”


Burning Blue

Burning Blue

City: Bogotá


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Location of the month

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Playas de Guachalito

Region: Special Locations
City: Nuquí
Department: Chocó
Name: Playas de Guachalito

One of the most beautiful Nuqui beaches, accessible only by boat.

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