Colombian cinema is “a diamond in the rough”

by Peter D. Marshall

from Colombia Reports.

Spanish film producers are excited to collaborate with Colombia, calling it a “diamond in the rough” for film making in Latin America.

The First Meeting of Producers Madrid-Colombia organized by the Colombian Embassy in Spain and the Madrid Film Commission was held Thursday in Madrid to boost co-production between the two countries reported El Espectador.

Organizers of the meeting highlighted tax benefits from the Colombian Film Act of 2003 as well as the rich artistic and technical resources the Andean nation has to offer as reasons to collaborate with Colombia.

Technical director of the Madrid Film Commission, Manuel Soria, said that Colombia is, “the diamond in the rough of Latin American cinema.”

Read the rest of this article from Colombia Reports.

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