Costa Rican Producers Launch L.A.-Based Baby Atómica in Cannes

Baby Atómica, a brand new Costa Rican-U.S. movie manufacturing firm, has launched on the Cannes Film Market’s new genre-focused Fantastic Pavilion with various movie tasks already in improvement.

The Los Angeles-based shingle, based by Costa Rican producers Miguel and Dennis Gómez, who beforehand ran Atómica Films in San José, and Jesy Odio, likewise a producer with Costa Rican roots, unveiled three preliminary early-stage style tasks:

  • “Fanfiction,” a narrative that follows a fan in love with a SoundCloud rapper, whose romantic fiction about him begins to return true;
  • “Modern Legends,” a movie franchise that revisits Latin American legends from an journey and horror perspective;
  • “Cronocápsulas,” the story of Samantha, a younger lady who can journey by means of time utilizing new know-how. 

Baby Atómica took its first steps with the manufacturing of the simply launched music video for Miley Cyrus’ “Jaded,” produced by Odio.

“Baby Atómica aims to be a flexible space for collaboration among artists,” Odio stated. “Whether it’s through film production, setting up a gallery, hosting screenings, branded content, we want our studio to be a versatile stage that supports all kinds of content creators.”

“Nowadays, technology offers possibilities that allow creativity to reach places we couldn’t even imagine before,” Miguel Gómez added. “Audiovisual content serves as a vehicle to tell all kinds of stories, and we are excited to explore new forms of storytelling in collaboration with artists from different disciplines.”

Miguel and Dennis Gómez paved the best way for Baby Atómica with various works, together with the 2014 Costa Rican hit “Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido,” a movie directed by Miguel Gómez that generated $3 million on the Central American field workplace, turning into the highest-grossing movie within the area. Miguel Gómez and Dennis Gómez additionally respectively helmed and produced 2017’s “Amor Viajero,” the primary Central American function acquired by Sony Pictures for distribution in Latin America, in addition to the 2014 World Cup soccer drama “Italia 90.”

The Tico trio now purpose “to create a community through the fusion of various artistic disciplines, based both in Los Angeles and Costa Rica.” 

Los Angeles, they famous, is residence to a big Latin American inhabitants — “the hub of a network that reaches every corner of the United States. The growth of the Spanish-language community has been a key factor in the decision to expand beyond the Central American region, and to launch Baby Atómica.”  

“We feel the need to tell our own stories and connect with a broader audience in the United States,” stated Dennis Gómez.

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