Diana Bustamante


Burning is an arts and production studio created by Diana Bustamante Escobar in 2018 with the aim of developing, accompanying and producing films and art pieces that take formal and conceptual risks, resulting in high quality aesthetic and narrative bets.


Since the beginning of her career, Bustamante has been known for supporting authors, with or without experience, whose vision and voice explore new perspectives and resonates in the international scene. She co-founded Ciudad Lunar Producciones, with whom she filmed   ”Viajes del Viento” by Ciro Guerra -Cannes 2009-; and Burning Blue, from where she produced films such as  ”The Sacrifice” by Jaime Osorio, ”Land and Shade” by Cesar Acevedo, -Golden Camera, Cannes 2015-, ”Los Hongos” by Oscar Ruiz Navia -Locarno 2017-, ”Refugee” by Diego Lerman -Directors‘ Fortnight Cannes 2014-, ”Solecito” by Oscar Ruiz Navia -Directors‘ Fortnight Cannes 2014-, ”La Playa D.C.” Juan Andrés Arango - Cannes 2012 -, ”Greatest Hits” by Nicolás Pereda -Locarno 2012- and ”Crab Trap” by Oscar Ruiz Navia –Toronto 2010- among other films. 


She was also, the artistic director of the Cartagena de Indias Film Festival FICCI from 2014 to 2018 and she continues to do programming for independent shows, museums and festivals such as Biarritz, Documenta Madrid, Goethe Institut, Matadero Madrid, among others. She has also been a jury member of different funds and festivals such as Directors’ Fortnigth-Cannes, SFF, BAFICI, IDFA, among others.


She currently leads the production of ”Memoria” by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and ”Noviembre” by Tomás Corredor as well as several personal installation art projects and the development of an experimental editorial line.