César Acevedo

César Acevedo

Colombia

Biography

César Augusto Acevedo (1987, Colombia) graduated from the School of Social Communication of the Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia). Since 2006, he has dedicated himself to audiovisual arts, working on various films with the production companies Contravia Films and Burning Blue. He is the co-writer of the script for the feature-length film LOS HONGOS, with Oscar Ruiz Navia. His graduation script for LA ULTIMA SOMBRA DE LOS AGUACATES received a screenwriting and a feature production grant from Colombia's Film Development Fund (FDC) in 2009 and 2013, respectively; the 2013 Cartagena IFF's Encuentros Cartagena prize, the Hubert Bals and Hubert Bals Plus Funds, and Honorable Mention at the II Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum at the San Sebastián Film Festival. This script became his first feature film as a director, LAND AND SHADE, awarded Caméra d'Or at the 2015 Cannes IFF. It was followed by the short WATER STEPS (2016), world premiere at the Cannes' Semaine de la Critique.

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