Clare Weiskopf Pro
Clare Weiskopf, director of documentaries, has been working on different social themes for more than ten years, ranging from the armed conflict in Colombia and sexual violence as a weapon of war to the spread of cumbia music in Latin America and Europe. She won the Simon Bolivar Colombian National Journalism Prize twice. She recently finished directing a television documentary series of 13 chapters about the end of the world and its current crisis, for RCN television in Colombia â€œ2012: Chronicles of the End of the Worldâ€. In 2011 she won first prize in heritage photography, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture under the heading of â€œCultural Heritage at Riskâ€, for her project â€œAWÃâ€, about the massacre of an indigenous group in the department of NariÃ±o. She was the assistant director of the television program â€œEspeciales Pirryâ€ for five years. She has worked for other colombian t.v. channels, like SeÃ±al Colombia and City T.V., and for Colombian production companies like Laberinto Producciones, Video Base and Vista Producciones. â€œTo the Amazonâ€ is her first length documentary project that is in development at the moment.