In recent years, the Colombian audiovisual and animation industry has become known in Europe, South America and North America. Now, to reinforce its global positioning, ProColombia, Colombia’s export, investment and tourism promotion entity, is accompanying 12 companies in the sector to Mipcom 2019, the world’s largest audiovisual and digital entertainment content fair in Cannes, France.
The list of companies is made up of Dynamo, Incomsa, Metro Televisión, Primetime Media, Provideo, Team Toon Studio, The Mediapro Studio Colombia, Zincotools entertainment, Salabi, Nuevos Medios, Rhayuela and Digitfilms.
The presence of Dynamo stands out, one of the most important audiovisual production companies in Latin America, with a physical and operational presence in Bogotá, Madrid and New York, and which has produced more than 30 feature films; as well as the animation company Team Toon Studio, which provides its service from the creation of the script to the final assembly. It has exported to India and has collaborated with the production of other animated series originating from the United States and the United Kingdom.
“At Mipcom, we will have the possibility to demonstrate the high creative potential and talent of Colombia as a great world-class supplier in this industry. The Government of Colombia has made an important commitment to publicize and internationalize the creative and cultural industries of Colombia, ”said Flavia Santoro, president of ProColombia.
This year’s participation of Colombia in stand P1-D1 will carry the Colombia Crea seal, the brand of creativity and talent of Colombians before the world. The initiative responds to the need to give a unique identity to businessmen and entrepreneurs in this segment, in addition to having the public and private sectors speaking the same language.
“This is a seal that strengthens and gives forcefulness to the identity of Colombian talent in the world. It is a great pride to be part of this team that works so that the creative industries become one of the most important development engines in the country, ”added the President of ProColombia.
On the other hand, the promotion entity has identified export opportunities for 2D, 3D animation and special effects in more than 10 countries, among which are France, the United States, Canada, Spain, Chile, Brazil and the United Kingdom. While the audiovisual sector has the potential to export to France, Canada, Spain, the United States, among others.
Likewise, the ProColombia office in France is working so that European countries go to Colombia to co-produce content, given the laws that promote filming and that have been signed in recent decades in the coffee country.