Films in Progress 27 will take place on March 26 and 27 within the framework of the 27th edition of the festival Cinélatino, Rencontres de
Since 2002, this double event jointly organized by the festivals of Toulouse and San Sebastián, presents an annual selection of 12 works-in-progress within
two sessions: 6 films in Toulouse in march and 6 films in San Sebastián in September.
Films in progress promotes the meeting and cooperation between the producers of the selected works-in-progress and European partners to make the films reach
screens and audiences. With more than 400 professionals, among the most influential on the European and international level, taking part each year to these
two sessions, Films in Progress is the unmissable and strategic meeting point with Latin American films and professionals connected to Latin America.
In recent years, Films in Progress have contributed efficiently to the completion, diffusion and commercialization of some the most remarkable Latin American
“Tony Manero” by Pablo Larraín, “Gloria” by Sebastián Lelio,
“Sangre” by Amat Escalante,
by Benjamín Ávila, “La Sirga” by William Vega, “La Playa D.C.” by Juan Andrés Arango, “Bad Hair” by Mariana Rondón, “History of Fear” by Benjamin Naishtat, “To Kill a Man” by Alejandro Fernández Almendras.
Film in Progress is a label that generates trust between the community of professionals from both side of Atlantic Ocean.
Three prizes will be awarded in Film in Progress 27
Toulouse Films in Progress Award
consists of 58.850 € in post-production services in France, offered by prestigious organizations: a grant from
the CNC, a residence in Paris by the CCAS, sound post-production by Mactari, technical
works from Titra TVS, color correction program by Firefly, auditorium and material for calibration from Commune Imageand the coordination of the post-production by Eaux vives.
Ciné + Award
consists of the guarantee to the French distributor of the purchase of the winning film for the amount of 15.000 euros by
Cine + Broadcast.
European Distributors and Exhibitors Award
consists in the promotion of the winning film in the networks of the 130 distributors of Europa Distribution and the 2.000 members of the
Submission of a work in progress
The feature films presented must be a Latin American production
- The length of the feature film in its final version must be over 60 minutes
- The film must be at the post-production stage (minimum first cut)
- The cut that is presented for evaluation must last a minimum of 45 minutes
- The cut presented for evaluation must be subtitled in English if it is not Spanish-speaking
- There is no charge of fees for the registration
The application must be done online: here
- Deadline : January 30, 2015
In the case that the film is selected:
- The director and the producer have to be in Toulouse on March 25, 26 and 27 of 2015
- The film must be subtitled in English
- The screening format is Blu-ray (2 copies for back up)
The selection will be announced in early March 2015.