Nicolas Entel is a filmmaker. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1975, and lives in Brooklyn, NY. His latest project is the documentary Sins of My Father, which tells the story of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar through the eyes of his only son, as well as the sons of his most prominent victims. It was produced in association with Arie Kowler, Renegade Pictures, Arte/ZDF, RCN, National Geographic and Channel 4; and developed with the support of Berlinale, Hot Docs/Toronto Film Forum and IDFA’s Jan Vrijman Fund. Previously, Nicolas directed the multiple-award-winning documentary film Orquesta Tipica. He is also a founding partner in Red Creek Productions, one of the largest Latino-owned production companies in the US. Red Creek has offices in New York City, Buenos Aires and San Jose de Costa Rica, and has provided production services for the likes of Discovery Channel, BBC and Turner Networks, produced hundreds of spots for such clients as Nike, Honda, Nissan and Motorola, as well as music videos for such artists as KT Tunstall and Wyclef Jean.
Entel studied film at Buenos Aires’ Universidad del Cine (BA, film directing) and has Master's degree in Broadcasting Administration from Boston University.
He has won several awards from the likes of the Sundance Institute, the MPAA, NALIP, IFP, INCAA and others. He has also contributed to several print publications including La Nacion and Haciendo Cine (Argentina).
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