With the Colombian government making little effort to come up with concrete proposals to tackle the healthcare crisis triggered by Covid-19 and the Colombian parliament passing utterly incomprehensible bills on the issue, Jorge Caballero Ramos decided to take matters into his own hands by using AI to create a new, fictional member of the Colombian Senate: Dora Sena. Dora's mission is to spark debate in the middle of a pandemic. But can an AI machine really write effective parliamentary bills for dystopian situations?
Jorge Caballero Ramos is cofounder of GusanoFilms, a production company based in Barcelona and Bogotá. An internationally acclaimed director and producer of award-winning films, he also works on interactive and immersive projects, including Crónica de una ciudad desaparecida, which premiered on SXSW VR Cinema, and Speech Success. He has received funding from Tribeca Film Institute, Discovery Channel, Ibermedia, Bertha Fund, TV3 and SeñalColombia TV. He teaches and coordinates the expanded documentary course for the Master's Degree in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary Making at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is currently codeveloping Artificio, a web series in which art meets AI.
- Producer Jorge Caballero Ramos, Anna Giralt Gris
- Screenplay Jorge Caballero Ramos
- Photography David Correa
- Editing Jorge Caballero Ramos
- Music AI System
- Festival de Cortos de Bogotá
- Brooklyn Film Festival
- Festival de Málaga