Martín Boulocq

Martín Boulocq

Bolivia

Biography

Martín started as photographer and painter in High School and firsts years of University, where he won the award of “Outstanding Young Artist” given by the city’s Major in 1998 and in 2000 and the 1st Honorable Mention for his photography in an exhibit called Historic and Architectonic Urban and Rural Heritage of Cochabamba. He was Director of the alternative newspaper “Crepúsculo” in 1999 and the main photographer in “Malbicho” analytical weekly newspaper in 2001-2002. He entered Bolivian Catholic University to study Philosophy and Social Communication. Three years later, he left the university in order to start the craft of filmmaking by attending the Andean School of Cinematography, founded by Jorge Sanjinés. There he got involved with Directors and Filmmakers such as Julio Garcia Espinoza, Raul Perez, Jorge Goldenberg, Cesar Perez, Jorge Ruiz and Beatriz Palacios. He began experimenting and directing a number of musical videos and short films, which won him awards such as 1st Prize of the Jury at the National festival of Young movie and Video Films.

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