Jose Maria Velez Bedoya
Born February 21, 1953 Medellin City Dept. Antioquia
He attended primary school in Columbus School in Medellín City and Liceo University of Antioquia going to do four semesters of economics at the same university and leaving without finishing studies.
Continuing with the writing of the novel "Blood´s Flower" which then end up in film and television script. After this first attempt at film language, try to do another script based on a short story about the last days of the life of General Cordoba in his rebellion against the central government encouraged by the regional leadership after independence grenadine, leaving This second attempt to link the letters with the image on film or video script for "victory or death".
Alternating survival with the art of painting and teaching of English continues to "Danger in Spring" on the issue of drug trafficking and its relation to illegal immigration to the United States of Latinos and culminates with a third script for film or series of emulating TV series "Miami Vice" but with an orientation towards the style of the " cinema noir " as known in the forties.
Traveling throughout Colombia promoting the art of pyrography with a series of engravings on Spanish colonial architecture in the New World is another story to move it to the language of cinema also very momentous period of our daily economic partner as it has been on drugs and is "The Flight of the Eagle"
Living in Canada, Toronto and completing the knowledge and mastery of the English language to Colombia returns with the desire to find a story more folks to our town and our character and begins to elucidate the issue of "Café Society" with the theme of the barons Drug and his power over corrupt politics of Colombia for more then decide find a topic more suited to regional issues on violence and its political roots and start investigating the issue of the guerrillas as a source of an action-adventure script and socio-political importance for the international conglomerate and ends "Escape from Hell"
Name: Josemaria Velez Bedoya
Lives in: Medellín, Colombia
Occupation: Screenwriter and Storyboard Artist