Call for Applications: PUENTES – Europe / Latin America Co-Production Workshop 2019

Data: 4/02/2019

Apply now and until February 27*, 2019 for the PUENTES 2019 edition!

PUENTES is the most relevant and successful training programme for developing European-Latin American co-production. This year, we are happy to announce that Cinema do Brasil will support the costs of one (01) student grant. 

If selected, the candidate, who must be from one of the companies associated with Cinema do Brasil,  will have the chance to participate of the programme where projects are developed over one year by the attending producers under the guidance of top notch consultants, working on the script development, the financial, co-production, marketing and distribution strategies and where the producers extended their professional network meeting key players of the industry in Europe and Latin America.

PUENTES is targeted at Latin American & European producers focusing on project development, 10 of which will be selected for the workshop. We are also open to receive the applications of other European professionals interested in working with Latin America (sales agents, financiers, distributors, festival programmers, co-production market representatives) or European producers focusing on career development (not bringing a specific project) . 4-5 of them will be selected to be an active part of the group.

Costs and supports

The EAVE-Cinema Brazil partnership covers registration fees and local participation, including acommodation, in the 2 stages of the workshop. The first will be held in the Lazio Region, Italy (June 10-14, 2019) and the second in Montevideo, Uruguay, in November 2019, shortly before Ventana Sur Festival. The participant selected will be responsible for the purchase of the travel tickets and possible local expenses during the workshop. If selected, you must commit to participating in the two stages of the workshop.

The selected candidate must cover their travel costs. It is also possible to ANCINE funding. Please check it here.

In addition, PUENTES has also received support from IBERMEDIA PROGRAMME that will allow us to provide scholarships to participants from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Italy.

Find out all about the target group, the application criteria and regulations on the EAVE website: https://eave.org/programmes/puentes-2019/

The DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is February 27, 2019. *Exclusive for Cinema do Brasil associates

The selection will be made by a selection committee and will be published by April 10, 2019.

Selection interviews might be held via SKYPE.

If you wish to have further information, please contact: puentes@eave.org

ATTENTION: COMPANIES ASSOCIATED WITH CINEMA OF BRAZIL, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SUBMISSION PROCESS, YOU CAN WRITE TO OUR INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT, MARIKA KOZLOVSKA, via email marika@cinemadobrasil.org.br

THE PROGRAM ASSOCIATES MUST ALSO SUBMIT THEIR REGISTRATION INCLUDING MARIKA IN COPY TO THE EMAIL.

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