For its fifth consecutive year, the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles – FICG in LA – presented by the University of Guadalajara Foundation in USA and CONACULTA, with
Principal Sponsors the University of Guadalajara, the Guadalajara International Film Festival and the Institute of Cinema Mexico (IMCINE) announced the
dates of this year’s festival will be Thursday August 27 to Sunday, August 30, 2015 and the call for entries to apply for Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles 2 and DocuLab.2 Los
The 2015 FICG in LA, which returns to the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and brings
the best of contemporary Mexican and Latin American cinema to Los Angeles, and is an extension of the Guadalajara International Film Festival. Featuring outstanding and award-winning titles from FICG30, which runs from March 6-15, 2015 in Guadalajara, FICG in LA will offer the premiere of other
titles that have emerged in the world of cinema throughout the year to great critical acclaim.
FICG in LA also invites Latino and Ibero American emerging filmmakers living in the United States or Canada; as well as U.S. and Canadian filmmakers who
are working on a feature narrative or documentary film with Latino or Latin American content to apply for Guadalajara Construye in Los Angeles 2 or
DocuLab.2 Los Angeles.
FICG in LA seeks to contribute to the completion of feature and documentary films that, once shot, are faced with difficulties during post-production, and
later on with their commercial release. This unique program selects and presents six projects that are in their post-production phase to industry
professionals accredited to the festival (producers, distributors and sales agents), who can enable the completion of these work-in-progress and their
In addition, the winning projects in each category will automatically qualify to be considered for Guadalajara Construye 10 or DocuLab.8 Guadalajara, or
for the Ibero-American Competitions of the next edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG31) – March, 2016. The winners will be
announced during FICG in LA Opening Night Gala on August 28, 2015.
The screening of the selected work-in-progress films will be for industry accredited to the festival. These screenings are not open to the general public
or member of the press.
Here are some important dates:
• March 16 – Open call for film projects in post-production
• June 16 – Final Submission Deadline
• July 31 – Public announcement of selected projects