Latest awarded Bolivia's Filmmakers
CBAT is proud to celebrate 2021 GOYA AWARD winner
For Best Cinematography
For the film "Schoolgirls"
Bolivian Prominent Filmmakers
Fernando Arze Echalar: (b. La Paz, 1972) Actor, writer of theater and film scripts and theatre director, currently venturing into film direction. Echalar is know as a script writer for The Goalkeeper (2018) and as an actor in The River (2018) and La Entrega (2018). For more information visit his webpage.
Marcos Loayza: (b. La Paz, 1959) Film director and scriptwriter; founder of the production company ALMA films. He is considered an outstanding Latin American filmmaker, by various critics and publications, and his films have been considered among the best Latin productions in various selections, publications, exhibitions and anthologies and have been deserving of various international awards and recognitions. Marcos studied Architecture in La Paz at the UMSA and cinema at the International Film and Video School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba; he was a student of Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Jean-Claude Carrière and José Sanchis Siniestra. He is also a cartoonist.
For more information about other prominent Bolivia's filmmakers: Famous Filmmakers in Bolivia
Chaco (2020) - a historical fiction set in the Chaco War and directed by Diego Mondaca. Was selected as Bolivia's contender for the 93rd edition of the Academy Awards in the Best International Feature competition
Tu Me Manques (2019) - Rodrigo Bellott
Dark Skull (2017) - Kiro Russo
Extranjeros (Foreigners) (2020) - Fernando Arze Echalar
Volivia (2015) - Sergio Pinedo
El olor de Tu Ausencia (Smell of Absence) (2010) - Eddy Vasquez
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