COMPLETED PROJECTS

Alma (2019)

Cast: Alma Betancur y Jerónimo Cardona

Direction: Santiago León Cuéllar

Screenplay: Santiago León C. y Michelle Lamus B.

Production company: Mudra Films

Producer: María Angélica Ossa

Cinematography: Jaime Barrios

Artistic direction: Elizabeth Rendón

Sound design: Carlos Arcila

Music producer: Jorge Mario 'Magio' Giraldo

Edition: Santiago León C.

Executive producers: Santiago León C. y Michelle Lamus B.

Distribution: Marvin and Wayne 
Format: Digital
Duration: 17 min.

Funds:

- Cinema Development Fund, Fondo para el Desarrollo Cinematográfico, FDC 2017. Colombia
- Television Development Fund, FONTV 2017. Colombia
- Medellín Film Commission Fund. Postproduction class A. 2017

With the support of: Centro Ático de la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
 

Festivals and markets:
-World Premiere at La Habana Film Festival. Section The Colours of Diversity. Cuba, 2018.
- Iberoamerican Short film contest, Versión Española, SGAE y TVE. Spain, 2018.
- Short Film Market, Clermont Ferrand. Proimagenes Colombia Screening. Francia, 2019.
- Medina del Campo Film Festival. Internacional Competition. Spain, 2019.
- Aspen Shortsfest. Oficial Selection. USA, 2019.
- Latin American Film Festival in Catalonia, Mostra de Lleida. Spain. 2019
• Curitiba International Film Festival. Young Views Section. Brasil, 2019
- Palm Springs Short Fest. Oficial Selection. USA, 2019
- Outfest Perú. Perú, 2019
- Pantalones Cortos. National Selection. Colombia 2019
- Jardínl Film Festiva. Caleidoscopio, National Selection. Colombia. 2019
- Budapest Short Film Festival. Informational section. Hungary. 2019
- Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival Kinoforum. Latinamerican Selection. 2019
- North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. International Shorts. 2019
- Vancouver Latinamerican Film Festival. Queer Pix. 2019
- San Francisco Latin Film Festival. Queer Shorts. 2019
- Seattle Queer Film Festival. Official Selection. 2019
- KUKI /Interfilm - Sección Qué Onda. 2019
- Queersicht, Suiza. 2019
- Fringe Queer London Fest. 2019
- Pantalla Latina. St Gallen, Suiza. 2019
- Exground, Alemania - 2019
- FICME. Colombia 2019. Winner as Best Short Film (Youth program)
- Bogoshorts. Panorama Colombia Ficción. 2019.

Synopsis
Alma has just entered a new high school and her classmate, Víctor, invites her to a party. The transition of her body and her hidden desires, lead Alma to face her inner fears and thus take the first step to love herself as she is.

TRAILER

The Stereo Street (2012)

Cast: Adrían Londoño y Cristián Palomeque

Direction: Santiago León Cuéllar
Producer: Diana C. Patiño M.

Cinematography: David Horacio Montoya

Sound: Luis Fernando Buitrago

With the support of: Universidad de Antioquia Televisión, Sandra Castaño, Afrosoul, Generación y Control, Corpotración Son Batá, Urbanflow y Arevaro.
Format: HD
Duration: 30 min.


 

Awards: best short film at the Colombian Film Festival in New York, best short film at the Villa de Leyva Film Festival and best short film at the International Short Film Festival of Medellín FICME. He was also in the official selection of the Los Angeles Latino Film Festival LALIFF and has participated in a variety of national and international festivals, including the Short Film Corner of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and Bogotá International Short Film Festival, BOGOSHORTS, where he won the prize to better original music.
 

TRAILER

The dromedary shadow (2012)

Direction: Santiago León Cuéllar

Executive production: ECIB

Producer: Carolina Acosta

Assistant direction: Bianca JMontobbio

Cinematography: Sara López 

Sound: César Pérez

Artistic director: Guillem Serrabassa

Produced during of the Specialization in Film Direction of the Barcelona Film School (ECIB)
Format: HD
Duration: 8 min.


 

Synopsis

Chiqui, an 8-year-old boy wants to discover what's behind strange shadows shaped like animals projected on the wall of a dark alley. To achieve this, he has to overcome the prohibitions and fears that his older brother instills in him.

FULL SHORT

PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT

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RUPTURA N°. 13

State of project: In search of financing

Screenplay and direction: Santiago León Cuéllar

Synopsis

In the middle of the floor of the subway platform, there is an abandoned briefcase, from there a man comes out, climbs into the car and finds a woman, momentarily the eyes meet, but they have no memories. He starts chasing her, feels that he loves her obsessively. She manages to run away. He decides to end his life, throws himself on the subway tracks, but returns from the briefcase. Again and again history repeats itself with increasing intensity until He decides to face himself and finds liberation to this absurd loop.

TEASER

 

E P I C E N T R O

Epicentro (Epicente)

State: Filmed. In distribution

Cast: Melissa Szaro y Franklin Londoño

Screenplay and direction: Santiago León Cuéllar
Company producer: Mudra Films
Executive producers: Santiago León, Diana Patiño, Edison Sánchez, David Horacio Montoya y Carlos Arcila.

Producer: Diana C. Patiño M.

Asistant direction: Isabel Vargas

Cinematography:: David Horacio Montoya

Sound: Andrés Montaña Duret

Artistic direction: Morgane Séré

Make up and custome design: Laura Escallón 

Sound mixing: Diego Hoyos

Music producer: Santiago Leon, Carlos Duque

Making of: Edison Sánchez 

With the support of: Centro Ático (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana) - Hangar Films - Parque Ecológico La Chorrera - Alcaldía de Choachí, Cundinamarca

Synopsis

Lisa is a foreigner who comes to Colombia looking for some connection with nature. She meets Cristian and little by little their love becomes obsessive. This leads her to face her loneliness in the depths of the mountains.

BEHIND THE SCENES

 

COPRODUCTIONS

Cuerpos sin vergüenzas (Bodies without shames), pilot of a documentary webserie: Intocables, directed by Michelle Lamus and Santiago León. 

Coproduction Mudra Films - Shock.co


 

Short film Yover directed by Edison Sánchez. Coproduction: Antrum Films, Como pez en el agua, Rueda sonido, Pivote, Mudra Films, Los notarios and Centro Ático of the Javeriana University.

Short film Resistencia en paz directed by Edison Sánchez.

Coproduction: Antrum Films, Mudra Films and Rueda sonido.

 

OTHER PROJECTS

Microdocumentary Medellín in París: violence, exclusion y urbanism. Project made for the presentation in París of the professor Doris Tarchopulous, investigator and director of the Master in Architecture and Urbanism of Javeriana University.

Videoclip Vida

Artist: Mimar

Production: Mudra Films, Agro arte and Semilla de ciudad

Profile video Fernando Montoya, co-founder Göra makerspace

Production: Mudra Films

Promocional video Figü by Göra

Production: Mudra Films

Profile video Thomas King, co-founder Göra makerspace

Production: Mudra Films

Videoclip El Valle. Artist: Santlek

Production: Mudra Films

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