Juan Camilo Olmos Feris
(Colombia)

Juan Camilo is a filmmaker and photographer from Barranquilla, Colombia. Chasing after the Wind (2014), his first feature film as a director, had its world premiere at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, where it won a special mention award. In 2012, he won the award for best cinematography at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, for Pykessa (2012). He worked as cinematographer on the feature film Pink Noise (2014), which had its world premiere in the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, and on the short films El cuento de Antonia (2017), which won a Tiger Award in the Rotterdam Film Festival, and The Jarariju Sisters (2019), with a Special Mention in the Berlinale. His most recent film Burning Land (2019) had its world premiere in IDFA and won the coral for best short documentary in the Havana Film Festival.

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