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List of famous film directors from Colombia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Colombia has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Colombian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Colombia and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Juan Vallejo and Vladimir Durán are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Colombian directors?" and "Which directors are from Colombia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Colombia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Colombian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

Álvaro Cepeda Samudio was a Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer, and filmmaker. Within Colombia and the rest of Latin America, he is known in his own right as an important and innovative writer and journalist, largely inspiring much of the artistically, intellectually and politically active climate for which this particular time and place, that of mid-century Colombia, has become known. His fame is considerably more quaint outside his home country, where it derives primarily from his standing as having been part of the influential artistic and intellectual circle in Colombia in which fellow writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez—with whom he was also a member of the more ...more

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Colombia, South America, Americas

Nationality: Colombia

Films Directed: La langosta azul

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Andrés Baiz is a film director. ...more

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Colombia, Valle del Cauca department, Cali, South America

Nationality: Colombia

Films Directed: Passing By, The Hidden Face, Penumbra, Satanás

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Andrés Burgos Vallejo


Andrés Burgos Vallejo is a film director, screenwriter and writer. ...more

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Colombia, South America, Americas

Nationality: Colombia

Films Directed: Sofia and the Stubborn

Andrés Useche is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Colombia
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Andrés Useche is an award-winning Colombian American writer, film director, graphic artist, singer-songwriter and activist. ...more

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Colombia, South America, Caldas department, Manizales

Nationality: Colombia

Films Directed: The Cove PSA: My Friend Is...

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