The young filmmaker returns to Bogotá from Buenos Aires to shoot her father's new film, La mujer del animal. Mixing different kinds of material from images take on the film shoot, personal footage and her mother's private diary, Mercedes thinks about the different ways movies are made, which implies the different ways of relating to the world, ranging from which images should be produced to how many people are really needed to make a film and how it affects and is thought of from both inside and outside a family. (LS)
-Vision du Reel - 2020
Born in Medellín, Colombia, in 1992. Sound technician and film director. In 2016 she graduated in Cinematographic Direction of the University of Cinema. She participated with her short film Silence before (2016, 10') at FICCI and BAFICI 2016. At BAFICI 2018 she won the ASA’s Award for Best Sound of the Daughters of Fire (2018, 115') by Albertina Carri. In 2018, she completed the Postgraduate Film Program at the Torcuato di Tella University. The calm after storm is her first feature. She is currently a sound teacher at the FUC and postproducer of sound in her studio, Atalante.