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Films in Progress 29 Toulouse Awards Announced

Films in Progress 29 Toulouse Awards Announced

Organized by the San Sebastian and Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse Festivals, Films in Progress is an initiative that promotes the meeting, dialogue and interaction between film professionals from Latin American and European. By doing this the festivals hope to foster the diversity and talent of independent filmmakers. Films in Progress is a professional platform, which supports the production of Latin American feature films contributing to their completion and international circulation through awards that focus on post-production and distribution. 

The winners of its 29th edition were recently announced: 

Films in Progress Toulouse Award 

The Films in Progress Toulouse Award consists on post-production services provided by partnered companies, a grant for post-production works and services and initiatives to promote the film. The award was presented by a jury consisting of representatives of the companies and bodies involved in the award:  CCAS (Caisse Centrale d¹Activités Sociales du personnel des industries électriques et gazières), CNC (Centre National du Cinéma et de l¹Image Animée), Commune Image, Eaux Vives, Firelfly, Mactari, Titra TVS.

Special Mention 

The Special Mention consists on sound post-production services provided by partnered companies Mactari and Commune Image

Special Ciné+ en Construcción Award 

The CINE+ channel guarantees purchase of the film for a value of EUR 15,000 and its television broadcast. This award will go to the distributor of the film in France.

  • “El Invierno”
    Emiliano Torres (Argentina – France) 

European Distributors and Exhibitors Award 

It consists on the promotion of the winning film on the Europa Distribution and the Confédération Internationale des Cinémas d’Art et d’Essai (CICAE) networks.

  • “Don’t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl!”
    Felipe Bragança (Brazil- France -Netherlands) 

Further information about the awards on:

Films in Progress enjoys the backing of the following companies and institutions: Programa Ibermedia, Daniel Goldstein, Deluxe Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm Cine y Video, Nephilim producciones, No Problem Sonido, Wanda Visión and the collaboration of Caisse Centrale d¹Activités Sociales du personnel des industries électriques et gazières (CCAS), Centre National du Cinéma et de l¹Image Animée (CNC), CINÉ + Commune Image, Confédération Internationale des Cinémas d¹Art et Essai (CICAE), Conseil Général de la Haute Garonne, Eaux Vives, École Supérieure d¹Audiovisuel (ESAV), EP2C-Postproduction Training Programme, Europa Distribution, Firefly, La Cinéfondation, La Trame, Mactari, Mairie de Toulouse, Maison Universitaire Franco-Mexicaine, Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Producers Network (Cannes), Région Midi-Pyrénées, Signis and Titra TVS.

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