By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz June 14, 2011 at 2:00AM
Films in Progress, the twice-yearly rendezvous at the San Sebastian Festival and the Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine in Toulouse, opens registration period for its coming edition.
Films in Progress 20 will take place in San Sebastian on September 20 and 21, 2011 within the framework of the Festival’s 59th edition.
This initiative by the San Sebastian Festival and the Rencontres Cinémas d’Amérique Latine in Toulouse focuses on contributing to the completion of Latin American feature films at the post-production stage.
Registration is now open for Films in Progress 20
Deadline for project registration: 30 june 2011
The awards granted at Films in Progress and the exclusive presentation of these projects to professionals attending the two yearly meetings at San Sebastian and Toulouse have greatly contributed to the completion and circulation of some of the most outstanding Latin American feature films to have made their appearance in recent years.
Films in Progress 20 is open to feature films produced in the different Latin American countries, the filming of which has been completed, but which are having difficulties with the post-production process.
The following awards will be granted at Films in Progress 20:
The Films in Progress Industry Award, consisting of the post-production of a selected film until achieving an english subtitled 35mm copy.
The companies: Best Digital, Dolby, Kodak (división de cine profesional), Molinare Madrid, Nephilim, No Problem Sonido and Technicolor Entertainment Services Spain will assume the post- production of a film until achieving a 35 mm copy with English subtitles.
The Casa de América Award for Aid to the Post-Production of Latin American Films, carrying €10,000 (gross).
Films participating in Films in Progress will have access to international circulation on the worldwide Instituto Cervantes network.