Over Canvas

Short Film
Genre: Drama
Year: 2022


Nidia works as a waitress in a restaurant in the center of Bogotá. Carlos is a painter and sells his paintings a couple of streets from the place. They don’t know each other but they have two things in common: they are migrants from the Colombian Pacific and they came to the capital in search of opportunities. A love story that explores the loneliness of the migrant in the big city.


SmartFilms Festival 2022

Short film nominated to:

Best Film Award – Professional Category
Best Film Award – Transmilenio Category

Production company: Piranga Films
Written and Directed by: Álvaro Jiménez
Produced by: Juan Esteban Ruiz
Direction Assistant: Julián Montenegro
Field Production: María Alejandra Báez
DOP: Luis Felipe Romero
Art: Ana María Avella
Sound Recording: Diego García
Sound Recording Assistant: Gabriela Martínez
BTS: Juan Sebastián Parrado
Edition: Álvaro Jiménez
Sound Design and Mix: Juan Esteban Ruiz
Cast: Karen Escobar y Juan Pablo Lucumí

Silent lake, 48 Hour Film Project winner

The 48 Hour Film Project awards ceremony has positioned the short film “Silent lake” as one of the most awarded of the night.