DISCOVER WHY OUR COUNTRY IS TALENTED BY NATURE

Our essence contains the talent and creativit that makes the “Ticos” unique, the most inspiring landscapes, a vocation towards excellence and the constant search for quality and added value. Costa Rican audiovisual content is making itself a name in the world through premieres at multiple A-class worldwide festivals, such as Berlinale, TIFF, IFTA, Cannes, among others. As well as purchases from large exhibitors such as HBO, SONY and NETFLIX.
Today we offer a complete portfolio of services at all stages of production, a wide variety of locations in only 51,100 km² and very talented people that makes our country the ideal place for filming.

WHY COSTA RICA ?

6.5% of the world’s biodiversity in one place

Ecofilming pioneers

Strategically located

Proximity between our huge diversity of locations and microclimates

Second strongest health system in the world

# 1 in English language proficiency in Latin America

High level filming & production services

Strong security and political stability

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION WITH THE ESSENCE OF COSTA RICA

Thanks to our talented directors and producers, we have a content catalog of more than 99 titles. If you are looking for original content, with quality, a new vision and great stories, we invite you to see into the catalog and let yourself be amazed.

Reconstruction journey of the life and death of the famous Costa Rican poet Jorge Debravo based on the memories of his wife Margarita and his two children Lucrecia and Raimundo.

Sales Agent:

No

Available territories:

Worldwide

Festivals and awards:

  • Proartes 2016.
  • El Fauno 2016.
 
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Costa Rica – Chile – United States Tony Martinez, a young man, returns from a stint in a reformatory, with the dream of breakdancing and rejoining his working class community.  Tony tries to avoid being drawn in by the local gangs. But he soon learns that while he was gone, a small plane loaded with drugs crashed into a river nearby.  Various neighbors are entangled in the incident.  Along with his best friend Chayote, Tony comes up with a plan to bring justice to the community, while also trying to stay alive.

Available territories:

Worldwide
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Costa Rica – Sweden – Belgium – Germany – USA CLARA, 40, is believed to have a special connection to God. As a “healer”, she sustains a family and a village in need of hope, while she finds solace in her relationship with the natural world.  After years of being controlled by her mother’s repressive care, Clara’s sexual desires are stirred by her attraction to her niece’s new boyfriend. This newly awakened force takes Clara to unexplored territory, allowing her to cross boundaries, both physical and mystical. Empowered by her self-discovery, Clara gradually frees herself from her role as “saint” and begins to heal herself.  

Sales Agent:

Yes  

Available territories:

North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Oceania  

Festivals and Awards:

Cannes Festival –  Quincena de Realizadores  
Costa Rica   “Tatiana is a journalist who, after a failed love affair and a series of personal and professional problems, takes a trip inside Costa Rica to escape routine and find inner peace. A trip that will change her life forever.  

Sales Agent:

No

Available territories:

Central America and Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania  

Festivals and awards:

The Lift-Off Sessions 2021
Costa Rica   Wense Rodríguez is a musician who, in the midst of the pandemic, feels the need to return to Lepanto,Puntarenas, his hometown. On this trip he meets a group of old musicians who remind him of the musical roots with which he grew up.  

Sales Agent:

No    

Available territories:

Central America and Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania
Costa Rica The police officer Carlos Gutierrez share his passion for horses between his entrepreneurship and his job in San jose.  

Sales Agent:

Yes  

Available territories:

Central America and Caribbean, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania.  

Festivals and Awards:

  • Prague International Film Festival. (Official Selection)
  • Sweden Films Awards. (Official Selection)
  • Lacorne Paris Film Festival. (Official Selection)
Costa Rica   An exploration of the Costa Rican political system in 13 episodes. From congress to economic policy, social security ot the presidency, everything that make us political animals.  

Sales Agent:

Yes  

Available territories:

Central America and Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania
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Juan Morales is an artisanal miner who grew up in a town looted by foreign companies over 140 years ago, with his family and friends, he introduces us to an underground world of culture, politics and the gold economy.

Sales Agent:

Yes

Available territories:

Worldwide

Festivals and awards:

  • International Documentary Film Festival Festival ACAMPADOC, Villa de Los Santos, Panamá. (Best original band and sound design)
  • Environmental International Film Festival. Guanajuato, México. (Official Selection)
  • Austral International Film. Córdoba, Argentina. (Official Selection)
  • Panalandia International Film Festival. Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá. (Official Selection)
  • Festival El Cine Suma Paz. Bogotá, Colombia. (Official Selection)
  • International DOC-KED Festival. Quito, Ecuador. (Official Selection)
  • International Film Festival Ushuaia SHH. Tierra del fuego, Argentina. (Official Selection)
  • Tourism International Festival. Ciudad del cabo, South Africa. (Official Selection)
  • Bannabá Human Rights International Film Festival. Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá. (Official Selection)
  • Social and Economic Justice Film Festival. California, USA. (Official Selection)
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Discover the contrasts of Colombian society regarding the peace agreement with the FARC EP, the desire for justice of thousands of victims and the hope of forgetting a 50-year-old armed conflict. It goes through the lives of victims, victimizers, guerrillas, political hostage and authorities of the highest level, the challenges of an unprecedented process, unique in the world, amidst the questions and mistrust of a country tired of the drama of kidnappings and the armed struggle.

Available territories:

Worldwide

Costa Rica – Nicaragua – México

There is a myth that in Costa Rica its population is mostly white. Through a train journey, we’ll know the migrant communities that have been historically marginated and forgotten. Unveiling that its inhabitants not only have European origins, but also Nicaraguan, Afro-descendant and Indigenous.

Available territories:

Worldwide

Costa Rica   In this beautiful and tender story, a young athlete is faced with a series of visions between the love of two schoolmates who will change his way of seeing the world and an unexpected end.

Sales Agent:

No

Available territories:

Worldwide
Costa Rica – Colombia Carolina returns to Costa Rica to get closer to her father who is sick. In this process, she meets Ifigenia, an archaeologist expert in the stone spheres, the great archaeological enigma of the country. Through the memory of the objects, Carolina finds a way to face death.  

Sales agent:

Yes  

Available territories:

North and South America  

Festivals and awards:

  • IDFA
  • SIFF
  • DOCSBarcelona
  • San Francisco DOCFEST
  • CRFIC
  • ACAMPADOC
  • BIWFF
  • Audiovisual Arts National Award “Amando Céspedes Marín” (Best Production 2020)
  • Biobio International Film Festival Chile 2021 (Best Movie Award)

LOCATIONS

Costa Rica has a wide variety of locations in a space of 51,100 km², which makes it an ideal country for filming. In our territory, producers can find: sun and beach, mountains, city, buildings, farms, plantations, rivers, waterfalls, caves, cliffs and many different natural places; elements necessary to satisfy the taste of film productions that are in Costa Rica its ideal place to film, which allows a mixture of nature with the warmth of hardworking and honest people.

SUPPLIERS

Our country in known for the “Pura Vida” but also for our talented people and high quality audiovisual services. Costa Rica has more than 30 years of experience in the international business and 13 universities training professionals in the sector. Today we offer a complete portfolio of services at all stages of production, from project development, production, post-production in both video and audio, technicians and the talent necessary to make audiovisual content with the highest standards; and local producers specialized in serving international producers to make their filming in Costa Rica happen in the most efficient, safe and calm way.

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