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Films in Progress 35 is opening its registration period
The next Films in Progress will be held on the 28t and 29th of March 2019 within the framework of Cinlatino, Rencontres de Toulouse

Deadline for registering a film: 19th of January 2019
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Films in Progress, the dual annual event at the San Sebastian and Cinlatino Toulouse Festivals, has opened the registration period for submitting works at Films in Progress 35.

This initiative aims to help to finish off Latin American feature films that are having problems at the post-production stage. Six films selected by the committees of both festivals will be screened for an audience of professionals so that they may help to get them finished, distributed and screened at festivals.

Films in Progress has helped to conclude off and market some of the most outstanding Latin American feature films and boosted the profile of new talents like Jayro Bustamante, Ciro Guerra, Emiliano Torres, Pepa San Martn, Lorenzo Vigas, Mariana Rondn, Alejandro Fernndez Almendras, Sebastian Lelio, Amat Escalante, among others.

In 2018, the films in Films in Progress have been selected at prestigious international festivals such as: Los Silencios by Beatriz Seigner (Directors' Fortnight - Festival de Cannes and Horizontes Latinos San Sebastian Film Festival, where it won Spanish Cooperation Award); Marilyn by Martn Rodrguez (Berlinale's Panorama and Horizontes Latinos at San Sebastian Film Festival); Ferrugem / Rust by Aly Muritiba (Sundance Film Festival and Horizontes Latinos at San Sebastian Film Festival); Temporada by Andr Novais (Locarno Film Festival's Cineasti del Presente); Familia sumergida by Mara Alch (Locarno Film Festival's Cineasti del Presente and Horizontes Award at San Sebastian Film Festival); Enigma by Ignacio Juricic (Horizontes Latinos at San Sebastian Film Festival); and Nia errante by Rubn Mendoza (Tallinn Black Nights Festival).


The following awards will be presented at Films in Progress 35:

  • TOULOUSE FILMS IN PROGRESS AWARD consisting of post-production services to be carried out in France provided by representatives of the following companies and organisations:
  • CCAS (Caisse Centrale d'Activits Sociales du personnel des industries lectriques et gazires), Commune Image, Eaux Vives, Firelfly, Mactari, Titra Film.
  • CINE + IN PROGRESS AWARD presented by the Cin+ channel for the French distributor of the film.
  • EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTORS AND EXHIBITORS AWARD consisting of promoting the film through the Europa Distribution distributors' network and the CICAE (Confdration Internationale des Cinemas d'Art et d'Essai) exhibitors' network.


  • Feature films that are majority or minority Latin-American productions can take part
  • The feature films, once completed, must last for longer than 60 minutes.
  • The feature films must be at the post-production stage (at least the first cut).
  • The cut submitted for selection must be subtitled in English or Spanish if its original language is not Spanish.
  • Registration is free.

Online registration form available at:



The selected films will be announced at the beginning of March.

If a film is selected:

  • The director and producer must attend Films in Progress 35, on the 28th and 29th of March 2019.
  • The copy for screening must be in the original language with English subtitles.
  • The screening format required is Blue Ray (three copies for back up).


Cinma en Construction Toulouse
T: +33 561 32 98 83

Esther Saint-Dizier

Eva Morsch Kihn

San Sebastian Festival
T: +34 943 48 12 12


Films in Progress 35 is supported by the following companies and institutions: Bureau des Tournages Toulouse: agence d'attractivit; Caisse Centrale d'Activits Sociales du personnel des industries lectriques et gazires (CCAS); Centre National du Cinma et de l'Image Anime (CNC); CIN +; Commune Image; Confdration Internationale des Cinmas d'Art et Essai (CICAE); Conseil Gnral de la Haute Garonne; Eaux Vives; l'cole Nationale Suprieure d'Audiovisuel (ENSAV); Europa Distribution; Firefly; Gaumont Wilson; La Cinfondation; Le-Lokal Production; Mactari; Mairie de Toulouse; Producers Network (Festival de Cannes); Rgion Occitanie / Pyrnes-Mediterrane; Signis; and Titra Film; and the collaboration of Europa Creativa MEDIA; Programa Ibermedia; Ad Hoc Estudios; Deluxe Spain; Dolby Iberia; Laserfilm Cine y Video; Nephilim producciones; No Problem Sonido; Wanda Visin; and Film Factory.

The Industry Department has the support of:


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