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Cannes ’15: Los Cabos Film Festival Present at the Marché du Film

Cannes '15: Los Cabos Film Festival Present at the Marché du Film

Through the platform of Los Cabos Goes to Cannes,

Los Cabos
International Film Festival

announced its partnership with the Cannes Film Festival’s

Marché du Film
, the most important film market in the world.

Los Cabos Film Festival will select four participating Mexican films at the post-production stage in Cabos in Progress 2015 –  chosen from

Cabos in Progress
and Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund post-production section – to take part in the 2016

Marché du Film
and show their work to producers, distributors, sales agents, services
companies, film funds and international film festivals’ representatives
Cannes Film Festival.

Cabos in Progress
is a forum for feature length documentary or fiction films at post-production stage, produced or co-produced by Mexico.

The main objective of Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund–which will be holding its third edition this year– is to support projects at the development stage, and also projects at the post-production stage, in
collaboration with the Mexican company, Labodigital.

The Festival offers a series of Industry Activities aimed at strengthening links, and increasing collaboration, among filmmakers in Mexico, U.S and Canada, where prominent film-industry representatives will
be gathering once again at the 4th

Los Cabos Film Festival, to take place from November 11th to the 15th, with the purpose of creating more opportunities to finish their projects.

Call for entries for

Cabos in Progress
and Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund are open from last May 1st until July 31st, 2015.

Los Cabos Film Festival
and the Marché du Film will offer support to the four filmmaker’s to attend
Cannes‘ Market.

Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director of the

Marché du Film expressed: “We are pleased to build on a new partnership with Los Cabos Film Festival, which has developed top level industry programs and activities during its three years of existence. This year in Cannes, Mexico came strong as the co-organizer of the Marché

Opening Night and with many other activities at the Producers Network and in their Pavilion. The Marché has a strong relationship with Latin America, in Argentina with Ventana Sur and in Brazil with Films from Rio. The Marché is always willing to open spaces to encourage film making, and I am very pleased that we can support Mexican films through the Los Cabos Goes to Cannes platform. So we are very excited to do it!”

Alonso Aguilar-Castillo, Director of

Los Cabos International Film Festival
, said: “Los Cabos Goes To Cannes

will become a partnership with Marché du Film, allowing us to strengthen our role as a trampoline to bold Mexican filmmakers who have the courage to play in the international arena. For three years we
have been bringing the best of international industry to Cabos… It’s time to bring the best of Cabos to the top markets.”

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