Magazine article Screen International

BAM: 'Narcos', 'Land and Shade' Producers Team for Jaime Osorio Marquez's New Film

Magazine article Screen International

BAM: 'Narcos', 'Land and Shade' Producers Team for Jaime Osorio Marquez's New Film

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BAM (Bogotá Audiovisual Market) runs from July 11-15 and is abuzz with positive energy this year.

Colombia's growing economy, the country's historic ceasefire deal and, on the film front, an effective film policy to support the local industry and attract foreign investors have given the local industry a visible confidence boost.

At the two ends of the spectrum are the international critical successes of arthouse films such as Oscar nominated Embrace Of The Serpent and Cannes Camera d'Or winner Land And Shade and more mainstream hits such as Netfflix-backed TV series Narcos.

But they are not necessarily fighting in different corners as evidenced by an intriguing new collaboration.

Diana Bustamante, from Burning Blue, the production company behind Land And Shade, has revealed to Screen that her company and Dynamo, the Colombian production powerhouse behind Narcos and The 33, with Antonio Banderas, are producing the long-awaited comeback of director Jaime Osorio Marquez (2011's El Páramo - The Squad). …

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