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Films in Progress 27 Toulouse Submissions Open Through January the 30th of 2015

Films in Progress 27 Toulouse Submissions Open Through January the 30th of 2015

Films in Progress 27 will take place on the 26th and 27th of March within the framework of the 27th edition of the festival Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse.

Since 2002, this double event jointly organized by the festivals of Toulouse and San Sebastián, presents an annual selection of 12 works-in-progress in two sessions: 6 films in Toulouse in march and 6 films in San Sebastián in September.

Films in progress promotes the  cooperation between the producers of the selected works-in-progress and European partners to make the films reach screens and audiences across the world. 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 the last years, Films in Progress have contributed efficiently to the finalization, difusion and commercialization of the most remarkable Latin American films:Tony Maneroby Pablo Larraín, “Gloria” by Sebastián Lelio, Sangreby Amat Escalante, “Clandestine Childhoodby Benjamín Ávila, La Sirgaby William Vega, La Playaby Juan Andrés Arango, Bad Hair by Mariana Rondón,Historia del Miedoby 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 sides of Atlantic Ocean.


Three prizes will be awarded in Film in Progress 27

  • Toulouse Films in Progress Award consists of  58.850 € of post-production services to be done 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 Image and the coordination of the post-production by Eaux vives.
  • Ciné + Award consists in the guarantee that Cine + Broadcast will be the French distributor of the winning film. It will be purchased  for 15.000 euros.
  • 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 CICAE.

Submission of a work-in-progress

  • The feature films presented must be a minority or major 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
  • Dead line : January the 30th 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.

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