Juan Baquero Romero

Documentary filmmaker, journalist, soundproducer, editorial consultant, lecturer, Juan Baquero has worked on projects for several channels, including Discovery Channel in Spanish, Discovery USA, CBC, Arte France, NHK (Japan), Canal Der Spiegel, TVO, OMNI and Bravo, and in Colombia RCN and Caracol. He was Creative Director of Twice Upon a Time, a branded content production company based in North America. Founder of The Story Studio, an organization dedicated to the promotion of non-fiction art. He collaborated regularly with Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, first as a member of the programming team, and then as a mentor and facilitator of the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Fund Director's Lab. He has been a juror for several specialized festivals, and recently for the Film Development Fund (FDC) in Colombia. He studied journalism at the University of Florida and holds a Law Master's degree from Harvard University. He is currently director of RTVCPlay and advisor to Convergence of the Colombian Public Media System, RTVC.