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Buenos Aires Lab #BAFICI together with #Cannes2013 @mdf_cannes will showcase 6 New Latin American Directors @INCAA_ARGENTINA
Cannes is spotlighting six young Latin American directors in the fest’s first focus on yet-to-be-completed movies.
The showcase, titled BAL Goes to Cannes: Bafici Work in Progress, will take place May 21, organized by Cannes’ Film Market and the Buenos Aires Lab, the industry forum of the Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival (Bafici).
The list includes Santiago Palavecino’s psychological drama “Some Girls” (which won an Arte Prize mid-week), and the biggest production in the mix, “After the Rain,” from Brazil’s Claudio Marques and Marilia Hughes, (more…)
Presented by HBO, NALIP will begin our 2013 Latino Writers Lab this March with seven Fellows selected to participate in the four-month professional development program. The lab will take place in Los Angeles for six days of skills training, readings, networking, and project mentoring. NALIP created the program ten years ago to help writers advance a project for sale, a script towards production, and their skills towards a career in (more…)
Uruguayan Film and Audiovisual Institute (ICAU) has two new support lines for minority co production-s, with an amount of USD 190.000.
These funds are selective and the main eligibility criterion is based in the quality of the project: creative, artistic and financial aspects. (more…)
Laura Poitras and Natalia Almada have been named MacArthur Fellows for 2012, which brings a $500,000 grant to each over the next five years. The documentary filmmakers are among 23 fellows chosen by the MacArthur Foundation, which made the announcement Monday.
Poitras is a 48-year-old New Yorker and founder of Praxis Films. For the last ten years, she has been working on a trilogy of films about the world since 9/11 and the war on terror, including “My Country, My Country” (2006), “The Oath” (2010) and a forthcoming untitled doc that looks at the effect of prolonged international conflict in the U.S. After an early start in experimental film, Poitras studied (more…)
The Sundance Documentary Fund‘s upcoming submission deadline is July 10, 2012.
In a world where truth is stranger than fiction, we can help you tell the stories that must be told. The Sundance Documentary Film Program (DFP) is dedicated to supporting those film artists and issue-based stakeholders who are harnessing the power of cinematic documentary storytelling in the service of human rights, equity, sustainability, social justice, and other contemporary social issues.
About The Sundance Documentary Fund
The Sundance Documentary Fund is very competitive, generally receiving between 1500 and 2000 applications per year and making some 40-60 awards annually. A panel of film professionals and (more…)
Venice Film Festival announces an upgraded “light market” and the creation of “Biennale College – Cinema” for upcoming edition
The Venice Film Festival has outlined plans for its upcoming edition, including the first official announcement of an upgraded “light market” event that will likely overlap significantly with Toronto’s international market, and a scaled down number of films in a program that will seek to increase visibility for each film.
In the first major moves since the appointment of Alberto Barbera as the festival’s new artistic director, Venice officials also announced the creation of “Biennale College – Cinema,” a workshop aimed at helping young filmmakers produce their first films. Organizers also named its team of six expert consultants and seven regional correspondents who will help select the festival’s program, including some holdovers from (more…)
The Berlinale Residency programme offers six directors, who have already enjoyed their first success on the international festival circuit, a grant to come to Berlin for four months. Working in close contact with individually selected mentors and market experts, the directors can take a decisive step toward placing their next film project on the way to a successful theatrical release.
Why Berlinale Residency?
Films in Progress will present six films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Paraguay
Six films have be selected to participate in Films in Progress 20, to take place on September 20 and 21 within the framework of San Sebastian Festival’s 59th edition.
This year, for first time at Films in Progress, we will present the following titles: Era uma vez Verônica (Brazil), by Marcelo Gomes, who already participated in the Horizontes Latinos section at San Sebastian Festival with his Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus (2005); Infancia Clandestina (Argentina), by Benjamín Ávila, who previously presented the documentary Nietos (Identidad y memoria) in Zabaltegi Specials in 2004; Joven & Alocada (Chile), by Marialy Rivas; Un Mundo Secreto (México), by Gabriel Mariño; La Playa (Colombia), by (more…)
Italian state film entity Istituto Luce and Argentina’s national film outfit, Incaa, have unveiled the first projects selected to tap into the joint fund they launched at the latest Latin American Film Market in Ventana Sur.
They are “Naviante,” by Juan Pablo Young; ”Fleeting Loves,” by Alberto Ponce; “12 Apostles,” by Cristian Trebotic; “Thesis on a Murder,” by Patricio Vega and Jimena Blanco; “Iguana Stew,” by Martín Salinas, Pepe Salvia and Laura Tablon; and “The Green Invasion,” by (more…)