Scott Dalton is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photojournalist based in Bogotá, Colombia, where he has covered the civil conflict and drug war for the past ten years. His documentary film LA SIERRA won numerous awards and has been broadcast by PBS, BBC, HBO Latino, and many other international broadcasters. His award-winning work as a photographer has appeared in the New York Times, Business Week, Time, Newsweek, Harper’s, and The New Yorker, among other outlets.

Margarita Martinez is a reporter for the Associated Press in Bogota, Colombia, where she covers the civil conflict, gangs, and negotiations between the government and insurgent groups. She graduated from Bogota’s University of the Andes in 1994 with a law degree and worked at the Foreign Affairs Ministry. She was a Fulbright Scholar in journalism and international affairs at Columbia University in New York, graduating in 1998. After a stint at NBC News, Martinez moved back to Colombia. Her work at the AP eventually led her to Medellin’s poor barrios, which are a window on the roots of Colombia’s violence.
Andrew Blackwell is a Canadian-American writer and filmmaker living in New York. In addition to editing the award-winning LA SIERRA, he also edited UP TO THE MOUNTAIN, DOWN TO THE VILLAGE (2004), and STINGRAY SAM (Sundance, 2009), among other films. Rcently, he was the associate editor of SUGAR (Sony Pictures Classics, 2009) and COLD SOULS (Sundance, 2009), and has edited and written segments for the New York Times online and Dan Rather Reports.
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