Association Internationale du Film d’Animation
International Animated Film Association

Ricardo Arce


Ricardo Arce (Manizales, Colombia-1973), graduated in Graphic Design at the National University of Colombia, the Television Specialization Degree at the Javeriana University, and the Master Studies in Aesthetics and Art History at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Coordinates the Animation Department at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogotá, where also published the book "La animación en Colombia hasta finales de los años 80 (The animation in Colombia, until the late 80s)". Is the President and founding member of the Colombian chapter of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA Colombia. Has performed as a Juror in several animation festivals like Chilemonos (Chile 2013), Xiamen International Animation Festival (China, 2015), Anima (Argentina, 2015) and La Truca (Colombia, 2016). Has directed the animated short films “Bestiario de Indias” (Bestiary of Indies) (1997), “Garlic” (2006), “Scripta / Textur” (2006), “Atravesibles” (2009), “Catched” (在劫难逃) (2014), and “Mutatis Corpore” (work in progress). Also, Co-directed the animated shortfilm “Me Kafka Bogotá” (2015) with the Colombian animator Camilo Cogua. Filmography: - Bestiario de Indias (Bestiary of Indies) (Animated short film, 16 mm). Script, animation and music. Degree work, Graphic Design Program, National University of Colombia. - Meritorious Thesis Award. 1997. - Garlic (Animated short film). Drawn animation. 2006. - Scripta / Textur (Animated short films). Direction. ASIFA Colombia / Letras Latinas / - ADG. 2006. - Betún (Live action short film). Script, art direction. 2006. - Selva (Animated videoclip). Direction. Mohân / Audio Fractal. 2006. - Corredores biológicos (institutional DVD - 2D/3D animation). Direction. OpEPA / - Instituto Humboldt. 2007. - Pinilla: obra macabra (Documentary). Art direction, motion graphics. 2007. - Atravesibles (Animated short film). Scratch on 35 mm. film animation. 2009. - Los misteriosos presagios de León Prozac (Animated feature film, directed by Carlos - Santa). Motion graphics. 2009. - Catched – 在劫难逃 (Animated short film). Direction. International Experts Animation Workshop, Jilin Animation Institute, China. 2014. - Me Kafka Bogotá. (Animated short film). Co-direction. ASIFA Colombia. 2015. - Mi árbol favorito (My Favorite Tree) (Animated short film). Co-direction. ASIFA Colombia, Animation Workshop Group, AWG. 2016. - Mutatis Mutandis (Animated short film). Direction, Script, 2D animation. Work in progress. - La noche más larga (Animated short film). Script, 2D animation. Work in progress.