Variety writes: “GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Colombia’s Fidelio Films has had a week to remember at this year’s Guadalajara Intl. Film Festival (FICG) as its full slate of TV and film projects has impressed in a number of sections.”
We are happy to announce that Mauricio Leiva Cock's "The Life and Death of Espiritu Perdomo" has been selected for the FICG Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajaral co-production market.
The project was awarded the CINEMA226 and the El Taller awards, which together amount to up to $320,000 USD in support to the project. A great kickstart to this unique story!
Our co - production with Jirafa Films and Bananeria Films "The Cow That Sang a Song About The Future" just won the Chilean Film Fund (Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual Chileno) in the majoritarian co production category.
This takes us one step closer to realizing director's Francisca Alegría unique and powerful vision.
A year ago our team of adventurers where getting ready to embark on a journey to the end of the world in order to shoot our documentary “Time WIndow”, alongside our allies Spacenative and Galaxia 311.
Our animation short Mariposas directed by Mauricio Leiva Cock and Andrés Gomez Isaza wins the Prix de la Ville d'Annecy/City of Annecy Award. The carefully crafted animation deals with a woman being diagnosed with cancer and her finding understanding through the metamorphosis process of butterflies
Our series Tenebris has been chosen as one of the participants, this is a Colombia-Mexico project written by David Figueroa and Mauricio Leiva Cock. In the series, a washed-up paranormal TV presenter name Gabriel receives an offer from Maria, who is convinced her daughter is possessed. Upon arrival a series of horrific events lead Gabriel to believe that there may be something truly evil rotting away within the young girls of the area.
Also, Mauro Mueller’s Tiburon Island has received one of the ten speacial mentions, these projects will not participate in the event, but Filmarket Hub will include their information in the program that will be handed to the attendee companies, they will also promote them to their entire international network through Filmarket Hub’s online market.
Mauricio Leiva Cock’s first feature was shot entirely in Bogota and tells the story of two young dreamers who coast through Bogota’s alleys on the day of Iron Maiden’s first ever concert in Colombia. But as it goes, the tickets to see their favorite band are stolen and their friendship put to a test.
Netflix Original Distrito Salvaje (Wild District), story edited by Fidelio’s founder Mauricio Leiva Cock, premiered on Netflix with great success.
The team has made it’s way back from the 2018 Mia Market with great excitement about the future prospects of this unique project.
Jhonny Hendrix third feature won Venice Days (Giornate degli autori), the independent section of the Venice International Film Festival in 2017.
The Cuba-set tragicomedy is about a couple whose life takes a surprising turn the day they find a Hi8 camcorder and revive their romance.
Dear Chickens is the story of two unlikely people who are thrown together through no choice of their own. The film has been selected for festivals around the world including the Zurich Film Festival, Shorts Mexico and Los Angeles International Film Festival where Philip Baker Hall won best actor.
We’re busy in the editing room. Alonso Llosa’s first feature The Restoration is set in Lima, Peru and tells the story of a fifty year old penniless man who sells his family's historic home without the consent of his bedridden mother and needs to find a way to convince her that she is still living in her old home.
We’ve just wrapped the writer's room week in Mexico for an upcoming series. More news soon!
Mark Raso’s first feature film Copenhagen made some waves on the festival circuit, winning the jury prize at Florida International Film Festival and the audience prize at its premiere at Slamdance.
Our sister company Jaguar Bite just wrapped the shooting of “Running With the Devil” starring Nicolas Cage