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AFCI Member Locationcolombia.com Versión en Español Others Newsletters November 20, 2015

New Incentives Offered by Medellin Film Commission
New Incentives Offered by Medellin Film Commission

After creating a Film Commission and One-Stop-Procedure to facilitate administrative procedures for producers, Medellin is taking another step forward in its incentives for productions filmed in the city. Now, on top of the 40 percent and 20 percent cash rebate for expenses in Colombia, offered by the national fund created by Law 1556, producers will […]

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Shooting wraps on “Love & Coffee”
Shooting wraps on “Love & Coffee”

On November  14, filming wrapped on the romantic comedy Love & Coffee, a co-production between Colombia’s Caracol Televisión, U.S.-based Marvista Entertainment, and Argentina’s Snap TV. The film received support through Law 1556 of 2012, which establishes cash rebates for films that are fully or partially filmed in Colombia. Under the law, Colombia offers rebates for 40 percent […]

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Bogota Film Commission Launches Unified Permit Process
Bogota Film Commission Launches Unified Permit Process

The Unified Permit for Audiovisual Filming (PUFA), designed and implemented by the Bogota Film Commission, has been launched in Bogota. The permit consolidates decisions made by Bogota government agencies that grant permits for the use of public spaces in the city for filming or production. The PUFA will unify processes for permit approval, follow-up, and […]

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Alejandro Toro, Co-Productions Director at Caracol Televisión.

Alejandro Toro studied Finance and International Relations and worked in the pharmaceutical industry. But seven years ago, a proposal from Caracol Televisión transformed his career, and he began selling content in markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Today, Alejandro Toro is Caracol Televisión’s co-productions director. “We used to just invest in Colombian films […]

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Video of the month

Trailer “Refugiado”

Matias is a young 7 year old, returning home from a birthday party at his mother, Laura, is found unconscious on the floor. When Laura regains consciousness decides to escape with his son to a shelter for battered women. There they spend 48 hours until Laura decided to rebuild their lives elsewhere. Through the eyes […]


More about Colombia


Five Colombian Restaurants among the Top 50 in Latin America

Criterión, Harry Sasson, El Cielo, Restaurante Leo, and Andrés Carne de Res were selected for the list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, topped by Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez’s restaurant Central. This list, the Latin American version of the ranking created for the world by the prestigious British magazine Restaurant, is compiled by the 252 […]

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“Your landscapes are so diverse, so beautiful, so different and so impressive that it was very good for me and for the production to be in this country”
Jean Vincent Puzos- Production Designer

Location of the month

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La Alpujarra Administrative Center

Region: Central Andean Region
City: Medellín
Department: Antioquia
Name: La Alpujarra Administrative Center

In La Alpujarra Administrative Center you can find important political and cultural entities such as the Municipal Council, the Antioquia Assembly, the District Attorney’s Office, and the recording studios for the regional television channel Teleantioquia.

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