Since 2013 Aurora Color Post has worked as a post production studio based in Dominican Republic. 

We offer services that range from editing to online, color grading, and mastering. 

Aurora Color focuses on providing both 

a great experience and creative input during the final stages. 

HOLY BEASTS

Dominican Republic I Argentina l México l Drama I 2016

Berlinale Official Selection Panorama

Pervaded by a libidinous tropical atmosphere, Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas’ seventh directorial collaboration is a boldly inventive meditation on the ageing process and the pleasures of the flesh.

SAMBÁ

Dominican Republic I Drama I 2017 I 87 mins 

Tribeca Official Selection

Hard-hitting and hopeful, Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzmán's (SAND DOLLARS) heartfelt boxing drama is set on the mean streets of Santo Domingo. 

EL SITIO DE LOS SITIOS

Dominican Republic I Documentary I 2016

Artificial beaches are being built somewhere in the Caribbean. A young model expects some friends by the pool, a gardener and a maid fancy about buying expensive furniture, a group of street-sweepers philosophize about love and some amateur golfers try to enter the ball in the hole, while tourists, between noise and machines, go for a little walk.

Dir. Natalia Cabral & Orio Estrada

D.p. Oriol Estrada

Editing. Natalia Cabral & Oriol Estrada

Prod. Faula Films

in collaboration with Aurora Dominicana

Online, Color Grading, DCP: Aurora Color

SOMOS LENGUA

México I República Dominicana I Documental I 2016

Somos Lengua desvela esa gran apropiación del lenguaje como forma de creación, de expresión y hasta de denuncia para quienes han hecho del rap y el hip hop una forma de vida y han encontrado una manera de arrebatarle al silencio la última palabra.

Dir. Kyzza Terrazas

D.p. Alberto Anaya, Israel Cárdenas

Editing. Yibrán Asuad, Miguel Musalem

Prod. Viento del Norte I Aurora Dominicana I Bambú I Cacerola I TV Unam I Sociedad Cinematográfica

Online, Color Grading, DCP : Aurora Color

CUMBRES

México I Fiction I 2013 I 83 mins

Nuncio filmed Cumbres in black and white, which only emphasizes the many grey areas in the story. Striking visuals accompany the action, from the glare of headlights in a traffic jam to droplets of dew in Miwi's hair. Cinematographer Israel Cárdenas accomplishes some amazing work here.

By Elizabeth Stoddard / Reviews / SXSW

 

Dir. Gabriel Nuncio 

D.p. Israel Cárdenas

Prod. Aurora Dominicana

Online, Color Grading, DCP : Aurora Color

 

MAÑANA PSICOTRÓPICA

México I Fiction I 2015 I 73 mins

Following a suicide attempt, 19 year old Lito travels from Monterrey to Querétaro to visit his 20 years old cousin Koko; where he joins his group of friends with the intention of selling drugs to pay for a weekend trip to the beaches of Michoacán.

 

Dir. Alexandro Aldrete

D.p. Daniel Cárdenas

Prod. Bengala

Online / Color Grading / DCP : Aurora Color

DÓLARES DE ARENA

Dominican Republic I México I Argentina I Fiction I 2015 I 83 mins

Enchanting and thoughtful,

'Sand Dollars' says that money can’t buy you love, but it can still buy fantasies

 

Dir. Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

D.p. Israel Cárdenas & Jaime Guerra

Editing Adrea Kleinman

Prod. Aurora Dominicana, Rei Cine, Canana Films

Online, Color Grading & DCP : Aurora Color 

ALGÚN LUGAR

Dominican Republic I Fiction I 2013 I 72 mins

After finishing high school teenagers Oliver, Moises, and Heminway go on an emotive journey through the Dominican Republic.

 

Dir. Guillermo Zuain

D.p. Sebastian Cabrera

Editing Israel Cárdenas & Juanjo Cid

Prod. View Finder

Online, Color Grading & DCP : Aurora Color 

NANA

Dominican Republic I Documentary I 2015 I 73 mins 

Dir. Tatiana Fernández Ceara
Editing: Juanjo Cid

Color Grading / FX / DCP : Aurora Color

CARMITA

México I Argentina I Documentary I 2013 I 72 mins

Echoes of "Sunset Boulevard” sound throughout this lightly fictionalized documentary about Cuban actress Carmen Ignarra.

 

Dir. Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

D.p. Israel Cárdenas

Editing Israel Cárdenas

Prod. Aurora Dominicana, Rei Cine, Foprocine

Online / Color Grading : Aurora Color

VIERNES SANTO

Dominican Republic I Fiction | 2014 | 15 min 


Dir. Carlo Reyes
Prod. Aurora Dominicana
D.P.: Israel Cárdenas
Editing: Israel Cárdenas, Carlo Reyes y Juanjo Cid

Color Grading : Aurora Color

BAJO LAS CARPAS

República Dominicana | Documentary I 2014 | 52 min 

Dir. Johanne Gómez Terrero

D.p. Tito Rodríguez

Editing Raúl Barreras

Prod. Mackandal

Color Grading : Aurora Color

CRISTO REY

Dominican Republic I Fiction I 2012 I 85 mins

In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for the love of the same woman.

 

Dir. Leticia Tonos

D.p. Kika Ungaro

Prod. Linea Espiral, CID

Online / Color Grading / DCP / Intermedia Digital : Aurora Color

 

LA EXTRAÑA

Dominican Republic I Fiction I 2013 I 90 mins 

Dir. César Rodríguez

D.p. Isidro Urquía

Prod. CID

Online / Color Grading / DCP  : Aurora Color

 

POMPEYA / SLAVER

Dominican Republic I Russia I Music Video I 2013 I 3 mins 

Dir. Israel Cárdenas

Prod. No Shame I Aurora Dominicana I Linel Hernández

Online / Color Grading / : Aurora Color

 

POMPEYA / POWER

Dominican Republic I Russia I Music Video I 2013 I 3 mins 

Dir. Israel Cárdenas & Laura Amelia Guzmán 

Prod. No Shame I Aurora Dominicana I Linel Hernández

Online / Color Grading / : Aurora Color

 

TU NO ESTAS EN LA LISTA

Dominican Republic I Fiction I 2012 I 7 mins 

Dir. Engel Leonardo

D.p. Jaime Guerra

Prod. Oliver Rivas

Online / Color Grading / DCP : Aurora Color

 

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LAS LETRAS

México I Documentary I 2015 I 70 mins 

Mesmerising and endlessly surprising, The Letters delves into a corrupt miscarriage of justice in a Mexican province with a darkly imagistic, almost mystical atmosphere.While embracing the exciting possibilities of experimenting with the documentary form, the film is a deeply moving take on human resistance that never lets its visual creativity dull its strong political import.

Ten Outstanding New Documentaries to Watch / Anothermag.com

CPH DOX Official Selection

 

Dir. Pablo Chavarría

D.p. Diego Amando Moreno 

Editing Israel Cárdenas & Pablo Chavarría

Prod. Bengala

 

BLANCO

Dominican Republic I Documentary I 2013 I 60 mins

The daily life and human side of six albinos at different ages and stages in life, who have more in common than just their physical condition.

 

Dir. Melvin Duran 

D.p. Gabriel Valencia

Prod. Ricky Glusky R+R 

Editing Israel Cárdenas 

JEAN GENTIL 

Dominican Republic I México I Netherlands I Fiction I 2013 I 60 mins

We were impressed by its expression in an understated, purely cinematic language of one man's journey through a social cataclysm and by the intelligence with which it is incorporated documentary qualities into a fictional construct".

Jeonju Film Festival Jury, South Korea

 

Dir. Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

D.p. Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

Prod. Aurora Dominicana

Editing Israel Cárdenas 

TU NO ESTAS EN LA LISTA

Dominican Republic I Fiction I 2012 I 7 mins 

Dir. Engel Leonardo

D.p. Jaime Guerra

Prod. Oliver Rivas

Editing Israel Cárdenas

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