The film produced by Studio AYMAC, nominated for best short film at the 12th Berlin Independent Film Festival (BIFF), ARRIVES IN BERLIN WITHOUT DEBT and as a sign that you can make profitable cinema in the country.
Thanks to the private investment that Law 814 favors, it has been possible to tell a different story that experiments with narrative forms; an independent author’s work that bets on the nascent national film industry.
Studio AYMAC, raised a budget of over 200 million to make this 18-minute film of great bill, which was made a reality with the work of over 70 talents.
The example of success of The Shadow of Your Smile is a way to put Law 814 to use so that the industry can strengthen itself regardless of the awards that can be obtained in institutional calls.
The idea of Studio AYMAC is to encourage the growth of the film industry, taking advantage of current laws for the benefit of projects, believing in a sustainable and profitable industry.
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.
GENARO TORRES: THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT MARIMBERO, debut feature by the actor, co-founder and creative director of the house, Gustavo Angarita Jr, is now in the Africa World Film Festival.
Studio AYMAC together with the Costa Rican production company JUNGLE FILMS, received the co-development award for the development of their documentary project LIBERTAD ARROLLADORA -Overwhelming Freedom-, Mike Leitón’s debut feature.
With Over 6 nominations, an honorable mention in Cannes and the award for Best Director in Puerto Rico, The Shadow of Your Smile will be screened for the third time in the United States and for the first time in Italy. America and Europe have opened the doors to director Carlos Ospina’s experimental narrative, and these new nominations are the sample.
The Shadow of Your Smile continues to make people talk, this time, by winning the Best Short Film Director award at the ‘‘ LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL ’’, one of the most important genre festivals in the world.
Carlos Ospina’s film, collects its first prize in one of the most important stages for cinema worldwide, in the eighteenth version in ‘‘THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES’’ (FIFP).
In the midst of the joy that the entire team of The Shadow of Your Smile produced by its nomination in “THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES ” (FIFP), one of the most important in this French city, Studio AYMAC and Ospina they have been surprised with a new and important selection, this time at the “LUSCA FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL” in Puerto Rico, which will also take place in October (2021) on dates very close to Cannes.
The film, directed by Carlos Ospina and produced by Studio AYMAC, arrives at Cannes, one of the most important spaces for world cinema, as part of the official selection in competition for ‘‘THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES” (FIFP)
For more than 15 years, Jade Jaguar Cinema Festival has highlighted the work of directors and creators, choosing pieces that stand out for their creativity and quality that they found in THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE to nominate it in the category of narrative short films.