Posted 25 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Reveal Secrets of Hollywood

Authorities of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the CA Foundation, organized a classroom lecture entitled "Hollywood in Guatemala". The talk was given by Mark and Daniel Chuba Dippé, cinematic special effects experts. The activity was held in the Great Hall of the Cultural Center Efraín Recinos Miguel Angel Asturias, the past 24 September.

The welcoming remarks were made by the Deputy Minister of Culture, Clariza Castellanos, During his speech he stressed "this great event with the Film Unit of the Ministry of Culture and Sports opens".

This first conference is part of the activities organized by this Ministry by the CA Foundation, as part of the agreement that was recently signed between the two institutions. With these actions is to strengthen the quality of audiovisual productions made in Guatemala.

Message from the Minister of Culture

"I want to emphasize the quality of various Guatemalan productions and work through Casa Comal, entity which has joined forces with the Ministry to strengthen national film industry, He pointed Dwith Pezzarossi, Minister for Culture and Sports.

It was also attended by Carlos Argüello, CA Foundation representative and head of the special effects of the film The Chronicles of Narnia.

During the talk examples of how movie special effects are performed as The Chronicles of Narnia occurred, Terminator 2, Jurassic Park and Godzilla 2014, inter alia.

About the speakers

Mark Dippe y Daniel Chuba, They are experts in the production of visual and digital effects in the film industry in Hollywood. Both filmmakers have over 10 years of experience in developing films that implement new animation techniques. Among his productions are mentioned Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, X-Men, The Chronicles of Narnia and the Hunger Games, inter alia.

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