Fidelio Films

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Fidelio Films is an originally in New York founded independent film production company by filmmakers David Figueroa, Mark Raso, Mauro Mueller and Mauricio Leiva Cock in 2010. The company has set up offices in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Bogota, and Zurich. The company has produced a number of acclaimed short films, winning twice in a row in the Student Academy Awards with Under in 2012 [1] and A World for Raúl in 2013.[2][3] The first feature film Copenhagen featuring Gethin Anthony, Bodil Awards winner Frederikke Dahl Hansen, Sebastian Armesto, Mille Dinesen, Baard Owe, and Tamzin Merchant[4] was released in 2014. Mark Raso shot Kodachrome with Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis, and Elizabeth Olsen.

Company History

Fidelio Films was founded in 2010 by filmmakers David Figueroa, Mark Raso, Mauro Mueller and Mauricio Leiva Cock. All four of them met while studying at the MFA program in directing and screenwriting at Columbia University. The company started out as a branding company but soon the creative collective formed a production company. In 2013, the four shot the first feature film Copenhagen in Denmark.[5] The company co-produced the Venice Days closing film Candelaria by director Jhonny Hendrix.

Awards and Recognition

Fidelio films have received multiple awards and nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,[6] CINE,[7] and the Directors Guild of America.[8][9]

Mark Raso’s thesis film at Columbia University Under won the gold medal at the Student Academy Awards 2012 in the narrative category.[10] and many prizes more such as a CINE Golden Eagle and at Las Vegas International Film Festival.[11]

Mauro Mueller’s thesis film at Columbia University A World for Raúl (orig. Un mundo para Raúl') won in the narrative category in the Student Academy Awards 2013.[12][13] and many more prizes such as a CINE Golden Eagle Award and Special Jury Award and the Jury Award at Aspen Shortsfest.[14][15]

Selected filmography

  • Candelaria (2017, feature film)
  • Papillons (2017, short animation)
  • Tsuki (2017, short film)
  • Los Kaotikos (2015, short film)
  • Copenhagen (2014, feature film)
  • Fingerspiel (2014, short film)
  • Perfidia (2013, short film)
  • Bite (2012, short film)
  • A World for Raúl (2012, short film)
  • Ratitas (2012 short film)
  • Under (2012 short film)
  • Café con leche’' (2012 short film)
  • Santiago from the other side (2011 short film)
  • Ge.hen’nah (2010 short film)
  • Brand New Day (2010 short film)
  • Clankety, Clank (2010, short film)

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