Samuel Castro


Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Samuel Castro is a colombian writer born in Medellín in 1979. Author of the business novel “A la velocidad del byte”, film critic for the newspaper El Colombiano. First colombian member of the Online Film Critics Society. editor, member in the editorial board of the Kinetoscopio magazine. “En el cine” podcast codirector and cohost at Mixcloud plataform. Founder and creative director of the company’s content and media events Ideas Lúcidas. Winner in 2014 of the scholarship García Márquez Cultural Journalism at the New Iberoamerican Journalism Foundation. Programming Advisory for Santa Fe de Antioquia Film Festival. Writes in Twitter under the nickname @ samuelescritor. Works on his second novel.

Favorite Films: In the name of the father, El secreto de sus ojos

Favorite Actors: Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour-Hoffman, Mathew McConaughey, Tom Hardy

Favorite Directors: Steven Spielberg, Juan José Campanella, Richard Linklater, David Fincher

Favorite Writers: Charlie Kaufman, Aaron Sorkin

Favorite Techs: John Williams, Roger Deakins,

Twitter Handle: @samuelescritor

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