The first Belizean action feature film is set to be produced in San Pedro Town by three Belizean filmmakers. Titled ‘Machiste’s Gold’, the film is expected to be a high-end production, highlighting Belizean talent, and shaped by the services of an international filming crew that will see the end product compatible with international standards. Heading the project is Belizean writer, director and producer editor Michael Flores. Flores owns Belize Liberator Productions Company in Belize City and is three-time award-winning movie producer in the country. His latest project, titled ‘Just a Little Luck’, can be viewed online. Joining the project is San Pedro’s very own producer and actor Horacio Louis Guerrero. He has participated in several films, from the pilot episode of La Isla Bonita Telenovela to being part of the second season of Telemundo’s popular Spanish series, ‘La Reina del Sur.’ The third talented Belizean involve in the planning of Machiste’s Gold is producer, cinematographer Jeremy Christoph. His experience includes the production of the Garifuna Collectives’ Hamala music video, among other local artists’ videos.
Flores added that this is not the first time they will be filming on La Isla Bonita. He invites all Belizean talented artists to join them in this project as they will be looking for music production for this filming project. He encourage islanders to get involved in the project as it is a great opportunity for anyone interesting in this industry. In the upcoming weeks, the team will meet with representatives from Riviera Maya Grip in Mexico to discuss details of the production. Following the meeting, a starting date for filming is expected to be announced, and auditions to fill certain roles in the movie will take place on the island. Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun