The film promises to be one of the most ambitious productions in the country, directed by Carlos Ospina, will soon be releasing its trailer on digital platforms. Among the outstanding talents are salsa singer Yuri Buenaventura and actors Julián Díaz, Álvaro Rodríguez, and Marleyda Soto.
The production company Studio AYMAC, that was behind productions such as The Beast, Between the Shadow and the Soul, Metro, Millennials, among others; Has been key along with the cast and the entire production team, filming in the city of Cali, a mecca of cinema in our country. And that now is the venue for major filming, it is the new rebirth of ‘‘Caliwood’’.
The film tells the story of Lagrimón, a clown who falls in love with Soledad since he was a child. This love has led him to become a killer clown. After living 20 years in the shadows, will he have the opportunity to change his course?
It is a story that, through satire, shows the reflection of a society victim of the armed conflict and invites you to observe the realities of others, the person who hides behind a mask and who day by day fights against rejection and pain.
For Studio AYMAC it has been an unforgettable experience to be part of this project, since it adjusts to the approaches they manage, such as social commitment and art cinema where they seek the internationalization of the short film.
“Neither the fictional character of Lagrimon, Sombrita, and the Clown Clan, nor the film endorses violence, racism, or armed groups, nor is against the processes that promote peace. Our intention is not to create fanatics, but rather to satirize the society in which we live”. May Mc’Causland, CEO & Executive Producer of Studio AYMAC.
Making films in the regions is a commitment we have had since the creation of Studio AYMAC over 7 years ago. Today, we can affirm that this journey filled with adventures has allowed us to tell stories in unexplored places, facing unique challenges, and proposing diverse production schemes where the only non-negotiable element is quality, not only in terms of technical equipment but also in the well-being of the filmmakers, safety, and every link in the legal chain.
Having traveled the world for three years, the film shot in the salsa capital will finally premiere next Friday, June 9th, in one of the most emblematic spaces for art and independent cinema exhibitions: La Tertulia Museum’s Cinemateca.
The Shadow arrives in Colombia with awards and recognitions such as Best Director at the Lusca Film Festival in Puerto Rico, Honorable Mention from the Jury at the Festival International Du Film Panafricain in Cannes, Best Actor and Best Film at the Bangalore Short Film Festival in India, and with premieres in renowned venues in France, the United States, Germany, Brazil and Canada.
Guapi Expedition compiles the stories of 4 days of stay in the town and revolves around the search and encounter of Genaro Torres for the production of a documentary about his legacy.
May Mc’Causland CEO, founder and executive producer of Studio AYMAC was selected by the ICCR (Indian Council of Cultural Relations), along with 4 other entrepreneurs, to be part of the Colombian delegation in the 6th edition of the GEN NEXT DEMOCRACY NETWORK program created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India and which, within the framework of its 75 years of independence, took them to discover the north of the country in the last few days of the month of October.
With the twelfth selection for The Shadow of Your Smile, and the third by Genaro Torres: The Legacy of the Great Marimbero, the Studio AYMAC team will be present in Ecuador as part of the official international short film competition.
Our most recent short fiction and documentary films fit into your journey through the international market. Genaro Torres: The Legacy of the Great Marimbero and The Shadow of Your Smile once again bring joy to the Studio AYMAC team, which remains committed to telling captivating stories for diverse audiences.
This Latin American family drama captivated the juries of the fourteenth edition of the Film Project Analysis and Clinic Laboratory held last week in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. By means of an incentive certificate and after competing with 20 other projects from the laboratory, “The Last Panama” has been granted a direct participation quota in Platino Industria, the largest international event for professionals linked to the audiovisual industry in Spanish and Portuguese.
In his remarkable passage through ten festivals of great trajectory, two recognitions: for Best Director at the ”LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL” in Puerto Rico and the jury’s honorable mention at ”THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES”, Two new awards are added.
Carlos Ospina’s film will be part of the eleventh version of the Bangalore Short Film Festival (India), recognized as an event to make visible and popularize the work of filmmakers from all over India and the world, thus reaching South Asia.