14 producers and professionals (complete list of participants below) have been selected out of a record number of over 68 applications from 17 countries.
PUENTES is a two-part programme taking place in Trieste, Italy, in partnership with FVG Audiovisual Fund and under the patronage of MiBACT, from July 9 – 13, 2018, and Montevideo, Uruguay, from December 5 – 9, 2018, in partnership with Mutante Cine. Thanks to a special cooperation, all participants will be able to attend VENTANA SUR (December 10-14, 2018), in Buenos Aires.
We are happy to announce the new long-term strategic partnership with MiBACT, Italian Ministry of Culture, the PUENTES participants will be joined by Italian producers and film commissioners for two days of common plenary sessions and professional networking. Aside from the plenary sessions, daily group work sessions will be the core of PUENTES. Participants will discuss and analyze each other’s projects under the guidance of Jean des Forêts (Petit film, France) and Fernando Epstein (Mutante Cine, Uruguay). The esteemed roster of key experts who will meet and guide participants includes Jacques Akchoti (script consultant, FR), Agustina Chiarino (Mutante Cine, UY), Aranka Matits (Featurette, NL), Jan Naszewski (New Europa Film Sales, PL), Tatiana Leite (Bubbles Project, BR), and Alessandro Amato (Dispàrte, IT).
PUENTES is organized by EAVE in partnership with MiBACT, Mutante Cine, FVG Audiovisual Fund , Ventana Sur, and with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union.
For more information please contact:
EAVE – Francesca Buffa, Coordinator: francesca@eave.
The selected participants for PUENTES 2018 are:
Carla Altieri, Young Films, Italy
Project: Pablo, director: Enrico Maria Artale.
Gema Arrieta, Selva Films, Spain / Costa Rica.
Ezequiel Borowinski, Wanka Cine, Argentina
Project: La Intemperie - The cold within, director: Juan Schnitman.
Laure Dahout, Tiresias Films, France.
Maria Carla Del Rio, Marinca Films, Cuba
Project: Shock Labor, director: Marcos Diaz Sosa.
Beatrice Gulino, Senior Acquisitions Professional, Italy.
Alice Kharoubi, Festival de Cannes – Marché du Film, France.
Irina Malcea, One For The Road, Belgium /Luna Film, Romania
Project: La Civil, director: Teodora Ana Mihai.
Leonardo Mecchi, Enquadramento Produções, Brazil
Project: Canaan, director: Clarissa Knoll.
Daniel Méndez Kunschke, Mano Negra Films, Spain
Project: ECO, director: Ainhoa Menéndez.
Elisa Pirir Ruiz, Mer Film, Norway
Project: Resistir, director: Elvis Caj Cojoc.
Juan Mauricio Ruiz Correa, Malta Cine SAS, Colombia
Project: Job Interview, director: Carlos Osuna.
Estela Valdivieso, House On Fire Productions, France
Project: Rest in La Paz, director: John Hsu.
Camille Vandenbunder, Canica, Puerto Rico
Project: La Pecera, director: Glorimar Marrero Sánchez.