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Proyecta 2021 will host the presentation of 16 projects in search of co-production
Organised by Ventana Sur, Marché du Film and San Sebastian Festival, the activity will run from November 29 to December 3
Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Proyecta, an initiative organized by Ventana Sur, Marché du Film-Festival de Cannes and San Sebastian Film Festival, will host the presentation to producers, programmers and sales agents of 16 audiovisual projects in development in search of co-production between Latin American and Europe, with the aim of finding partners to complete their financing and international distribution.

The fourth edition of Proyecta to run in-person and online in the frame of Ventana Sur, will consist in a pitching session by the projectsOf representatives on November 30 in Buenos Aires followed, on December 1, by one-to-one meetings with accredited film industry professionals. On November 30 and December 2, they will also have the opportunity of setting up online meetings.

The selection is made up of eleven Latin American projects from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador and five European projects from Germany, Spain and Turkey. Of these 16 projects,13 have been selected by Paulo Roberto de Carvalho (Autentika Films), Javier Martín (San Sebastian Film Festival) and Clara Massot (Ventana Sur). The other three are one Ecuadorian project resulting from the EAVE Puentes-Europe/Latin America Co-production Workshop, one from Brasil CineMundi, and a Spanish project, Camionero by Francisco Marise, winner of the Best Project Award of the tenth San Sebastian Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum.

The 16 projects selected include works signed by filmmakers who have participated in San Sebastian in the last years: Silvina Schnicer (Tigre, New Directors 2017, Carajita, New Directors 2021); Meritxell Colell (Con el viento – Amb el vent / Facing the Wind, Made in Spain 2018, Dúo, Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum 2018); João Dumans (Arábia / Araby, Horizontes Latinos 2017); Francisco Marise (Para la guerra / To War, New Directors 2018) and Niles Atallah (Lucía, Films in Progress 2009 and New Directors 2010). 

Proyecta is part of Ventana Sur, Latin America’s leading audiovisual market, jointly organised by Argentina’s National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and Marché du Film-Festival de Cannes. The 2021 edition will be held between November 29 and December 3.



A Terra Gasta / The Waste Land
João Dumans (Brazil)
Country(ies) of production: Brazil
Production: Katásia Filmes

Alfredo Larón
Benjamin Mirguet (France)
Country(ies) of production: Germany - France - Ecuador
Production: Rohfilm Productions

Bir Ihtimal Daha Var / Another Possibility
Burak Çevik (Turkey)
Country(ies) of production: Turkey - Germany
Production: Fol Film

Diamante / Diamond
Yashira Jordán (Bolivia)
Country(ies) of production: Bolivia - Argentina
Production: Empatía Cinema

El futuro no nos ha cambiado / The Future Hasn't Changed Us
Adrián Orr (Spain)
Country(ies) of production: Spain - Portugal
Production: El Viaje Films

Fantasmas de Invierno / Winter's Ghosts
Gabriela Vidal (Argentina)
Country(ies) of production: Argentina - Peru
Production: Gualicho Cine

Gemelos celestiales / Celestial Twins
Nilles Atallah (Chile)
Country(ies) of production: Chile - Netherlands
Production: Quijote Films

Nicolas Rincón (Colombia)
Country(ies) of production: Colombia - Belgium - France
Production: Medio de contención producciones

La quinta / The Cottage
Silvina Schnicer (Argentina)
Country(ies) of production: Argentina - Chile
Production: Brava Cine

La raza de los ligeros / The Swift Ones
Paola Buontempo (Argentina)
Country(ies) of production: Argentina
Production: Murillo Cine

Lejos de los árboles / Far from Trees
Meritxell Colell (Spain)
Country(ies) of production: Spain - Peru
Production: Allegra Films

Si no ardemos, cómo iluminar la noche / If We Don't Burn, How Do We Light Up The Night
Kim Torres (Costa Rica)
Country(ies) of production: Costa Rica - Mexico - France
Production: Noche Negra Producciones

Carlos Piñeiro (Bolivia)
Country(ies) of production: Bolivia
Production: Socavón Cine


Francisco Marise (Argentina)
Country(ies) of production: Spain - Argentina - France - Germany
Production: Lolita Films


Loretta Young y los monstruos / Loretta Young and the Monsters
Javier Andrade (Ecuador)
Country(ies) of production: Ecuador - Chile - Norway
Production: Punk S.A.


O Segredo de Sikán / The Secret of Sikán
Everlane Moraes (Brazil)
Country(ies) of production: Brazil
Production: Carapiá Filmes


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