During the last years Bogota has positioned itself as a center of reference in the country and at regional level for the production and postproduction of audiovisual content. The city concentrates the majority of companies of the value chain of the sector in the country, with 74% of the companies of the sector, followed by regions like Antioquia-Medellin 10% and Valle-Cali with 6%.
Bogota counts with 50 tertiary education programs (at the Technical, Technological, Professional and Postgraduate levels), that have graduated between 2001 and 2015 an annual average of 3700 students, a figure that represents 52% of the total graduates of the country.
Bogotá region, stands out for a wide offer of outdoor locations and studios, which offers a diversity of scenarios for any type of production. The use of public space for filming is regulated by the PUFA (Unified Permission for Audiovisual Films), which provides the necessary permits of all entities of the district government.
Bogotá has the presence of all governmental institutions, which allows access to financing, support and accompaniment for the production of audiovisual content. This also makes Bogota a competitive center in terms of costs, since it allows finding all the services in just one place.
Bogotá is also home to the most important events of the sector in the country, which have positioned as platforms for exhibition and business with international standards.
Bogotá Audiovisual Market: BAM
Bogotá International Film Festival: biff
Bogota has position itself as major events and international tours stop for artists from all over the world a great national and regional stage. Between May 2015 and May 2016 in Bogota, 181 musical events were held (114 permanent and 67 occasional).
30 programs in musical arts for 2015, give Bogota the largest offer of academic programs in the country's musical Arts. Graduating between 2001 and 2015 a total of 2300 professionals. In addition, the city is the first stage in the country to promote new artists in all genres.
Bogota is the main stage of the country's biggest events in the industry such as BOmm (Bogota Music Market), which for its 6th edition (2017) attracted 253 singers and groups; and, 196 buyers from 18 countries.
Other important events are:
Bogotá music market: BOMM
Festival Estéreo Picnic
Salsa al Parque
Rock al Parque
Hip Hop al Parque
Colombia al Parque
Jazz al Parque
If you need more detailed information, find in the lower part the information of our investment officers in charge of this sector.
Updated (mm/dd/yyyy): 02.22.2018