Colombian biologist, photographer and documentary filmmaker.
National Geographic Explorer, 2020
B.S. in biology from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá) and M.F.A. in science and natural history filmmaking from Montana State University (Bozeman). As a filmmaker and cinematographer, Federico specializes on natural history, environmental and human stories. His clients include National Geographic, Univision, All Rise Films, DDC International, Where Next, Plimsoll Productions, Terra Incognita Docs, The Field Museum and Humboldt Institute among others. Federico has received two Emmy Awards (2013 and 2017) and has experience working in most Latin American countries.
As a photographer Federico has documented scientific expeditions in Colombia, Peru and Mozambique and some of his recent photo projects have been exhibited in galleries in Latin America and Europe. As an educator he's led photography and filmmaking workshops for National Geographic Student Expeditions and is the general manager of 20 Fotógrafos photo workshop.
Federico is proficient in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.