New images. New territories

PRODUCTION — DISTRIBUTION — AUDIOVISUAL TRAINING

We explore stories that portray the complexity of Mexico’s cultural mosaic and contribute to the expansion of expertise and professionalization of audiovisual endeavors towards new territories.

Projects

The Blue Years
Feature (2017)

Written by: Luis Briones, Sofía Gómez Córdova
Directed by: Sofía Gómez Córdova

 

A cat and an old run-down house are witnesses of the lives of five young people with high hopes and great uncertainties. Winner of the FIPRESCI Award and of the Mezcal awards for Best Director and Best Actress (Paloma Domínguez) at the 32nd Guadalajara International Film Festival. Awarded for Best Mexican Feature at both the 20th Guanajuato International Film Festival and the 13th Monterrey International Film Festival. Nominated for Best First Work by the Mexican Cinema Academy.

www.theblueyears.com

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Uncle Yim
Documentary (2019)

Directed byLuna Marán

 

We are the family of Jaime Luna, zapotec philosopher and musician. After 15 years of intense party and distance, we are together again to write a new song.

www.tioyim.com

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On Hold
Feature (in development)

Written by: Arturo Arango and Sofía Gómez Córdova
Directed by:Julio López

 

A Kafkaesque virtual kidnapping of a foreign university professor leads to a desperate journey across the streets of a city taken by thousands of demonstrators protesting insecurity, in the context of the Mexican Revolution’s anniversary.

Drawings against bullets
Documentary (post-production)


A loving portrait of the search for reconstructing peace in Mexico.

Directed by: Alicia Calderón

 

Diana, a teenager like many others in Mexico, suffers the consequences of the recently rising violence in the country. Her father was murdered just a few blocks away from her house and the incident turned into a taboo subject for her family. Nevertheless, she finds comfort in a precarious Children’s home run by Tania, a young woman who dedicates her time to providing support to the children living in this violent neighbourhood, striving every day for showing them that a different reality is possible. A Brujazul co-production with PEDAL and IMCINE (FOPROCINE).

 

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Then
Feature (in development)

Written by: Luis Briones & Sofía Gómez Córdova

 

A mother discovers her sons secrets after he is absent.

About us

Sofia Gomez Cordova

SCREENPLAY . EDITING . DIRECTING . PRODUCING

Originally from Aguascalientes, Mexico, she studied filmmaking at the University of Guadalajara. For several years she has worked as an editor, writer, producer and director focused on promoting regional film industry in provincial Mexico. She has edited over a dozen short films and co-edited the feature documentaries The Naptime (Dir. Carolina Platt, 2014) and Portraits of a Search (Dir. Alicia Calderón, 2014). She co-wrote We are Mari Pepa (Dir. Samuel Kishi, 2013). In 2015 she co-founded production company Brujazul. In 2017 The blue years, her first feature as a director, was premiered and awarded with several prizes, including the FIPRESCI Award and nominated for the Silver Ariel by the Mexican Cinema Academy for Best First Work. Co-writer of The wolves (Dir. Samuel Kishi, 2019), and co-editor and co-producer of Uncle Yim (Dir. Luna Marán, 2019) and Drawings against bullets (Dir. Alicia Calderón, 2019). She currently prepares as writer and producer On-hold (co-written with cuban writer Arturo Arango and directed by Julio López) and her second feature as director Después (working title), co-written with Luis Briones.

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Luna Maran

PRODUCING . DIRECTING . CULTURAL MANAGEMENT

May 1, 1986. Originally from Guelatao, Oaxaca, she is a producer, director, cinematographer, exhibitor and cultural manager. Graduated from the University of Guadalajara, she develops projects focused on provincial regions. Since 2011 she has led her native Guelatao at the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca towards becoming an important national reference for audiovisual training and exhibition from a community and social perspective. She has directed the shortfilms Nocturnos and I am so like you. The blue years (2017) was her first feature as a producer.  The documentary Uncle Yim (2019) is her debut film as director.

Miriam Henze

PRODUCING . CULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Miriam was born in Cologne, Germany, but lived since the age of five in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. She graduated in Audiovisual Arts at the Universidad de Guadalajara and studied a semester abroad at the faculty for Social Sciences at the Universität Bielefeld as a DAAD-ISAP scholarship holder. In 2014 Miriam coordinated the first Gender Lab, a project-development platform from the International Film Festival with Gender Perspective in Mexico City. She has worked as a freelance producer and with Brujazul she produced The blue years. Miriam currently lives in Berlin and is pursuing a master’s degree in Film and Television production at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf.

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Ernesto Trujillo

CINEMATOGRAPHY . COLOR CORRECTION & GRADING

Majored in Audiovisual Arts at the Universidad de Guadalajara, he has participated as a cinematographer in several shortfilms, such as Us and Them (2017), Beast (2017), Through your eyelids (2015),  The last battle against the damned pigeons (2014), The great leader (2013).  He is cinefotographer of The Blue Years (2017, FIPRESCI Award, nominated by the Mexican Academy for best first work). He holds a Master degree in Direction of Cinematography by the ESCAC (Escuela Superior de Cine y Audiovisuales de Cataluña).

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Services

Post-production

We offers full postproduction services, including edition, color grading 4K, assembling up to final screening copies. Visit our postproduction services page  for further information.

Translation & Subtitling

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German

Training

We are professionals with teaching experience. We offer workshops, training programs and laboratories in: screenplay writing, directing, cultural management, cinematography, producing, editing.

Creative consulting

  • Screenwriting and storylines (fiction & documentary)
  • Project development
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Directing

Production

  • Producing
  • Line producing
  • Production Management
  • Script
  • Cinematography
  • Directing

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