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Camilla French is a is a British filmmaker and producer from London based in Colombia. She completed a master’s in filmmaking at the London Film School while living in Beijing and spent several years in Asia making documentaries and working as a producer and coordinator on feature films and commercials, including Watermark, by Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal, and mixed media project A Chinese Home, for the Kronos Quartet. Her own films have taken a personal look at migrant sex workers in China, the plight of a Uighur musician in Xinjiang, the strict abortion law in El Salvador and land rights in Brazil. Camilla also has a masters in social and cultural anthropology from UCL,she spent six weeks in the Colombian Amazon exploring contemporary myth-telling. In 2020 she took part in Werner Herzog's La Selva Correa produced with Ficamazonia and is currently developing four films with Wild Alchemy Lab exploring the historic connection between humans and plants.
Andrés Borda-González studied philosophy in Bogota, and then cinema at the London Film School. His graduation short film Coqué was exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. After graduation, his career has been focused on non-conventional documentaries about artists, mainly in Colombia.
His documentary on late painter Norman Mejia (Norman Guides Me) has been bought for the Banco de la República’s permanent collection. He’s directed about 30 short documentaries about modern and contemporary Colombian artists.
Andrés and Camilla’s first feature documentary, Sufi, Saint and Swinger, co-produced by Openvizor, premiered in Womex 2019.
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