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Oscar Ruíz Navia

Oscar Ruíz Navia

Colombia

Scriptwriter, Film Director, Production

TFL

Jury 2016
FrameWork Participant 2011

biography

Graduated in Social Communications and Journalism from Universidad del Valle (2005).

Coordinator (2005 -2008) of the Movie-Club Cinema d’Autor. founder (2006) of Contravia Films, Art-House Film Production Plataform, producing several short-films, his long feature projects and projects of emerging talents. His debut film El Vuelco del Cangrejo (Crab Trap) got the Fipresci Prize at the Berlin Film Festival 2010 (Forum), world premiered at Toronto Film Festival (2009) and was invited to more than 60 festivals around the world.

Main Producer of the long feature La Sirga (The Towrope) by William Vega (currently in postproduction). Los Hongos, his second feature film project as writer and director, was part of La Residence Cinefondation, Cannes Film Festival 2011.