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EAVE PUENTES is thrilled to announce the selection of participants for its 2022 edition! 

Supported by Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union and IBERMEDIA, and with the recognition of the Directorate-General for Cinema and Audiovisual of the Ministry of Culture, PUENTES is the most relevant and successful training programme for developing European-Latin American co-production.

In partnership with FVG Audiovisual Fund and MiC, the first session of PUENTES will take place in Gorizia, Italy, from July 24-30. In parallel to PUENTES, EAVE and its partners will organize PUENTES ITALIA (July 25-28), a special workshop dedicated to Italian fiction and documentary producers as well as film professionals interested in deepening opportunities for collaborating with Latin America.

The second and final PUENTES workshop of the year will be held in Uruguay in from November 21 – 27, in partnership with Mutante Cine. Thanks to a partnership between EAVE and Marché du Film, the 2022 PUENTES participants will attend VENTANA SUR (November 28 - December 2).

During the second workshop week, a special workshop for local participants will be held thanks to the support of Egeda Uruguay, MEC-DNC-INCAU (Instituto de Cine y Audiovisual del Uruguay) and Montevideo Audiovisual.

We are excited to start this journey with the following 8 participants focusing on project development with feature films development and, with 7 participants focusing on career development:

 Bianca Laschalt, Kloos & Co. Ost, Austria / Germany

Project: Salida by Vivien Hartmann

 Clara Massot, Ventana Sur, Argentina / Italy

 Facundo Lema, IFFR, Argentina / Italy / The Netherlands

 Luana Melgaço, Anavilhana, Brazil

Project: Slab Roof League by Marcos Pimentel

 Mariana Monroy, Tropical Films, Mexico

Project: Soy Mario by Sharon Kleinberg

 Marie Lamboeuf, Luxbox, France

 Marija Razgutė, M-Films, Lithuania

 Natalia Dąbrowska, New Europe Film Sales, Poland

Paola Botrán, ELAMEDA ESTUDIOS Spain

Project: Random Imagination by Mariana Barassi

 Rachel Greenwood, Young Films, Italy / UK

 Thibaud Billiard, YPR Films, Dominican Republic / France

Project: When Rain Falls by Yanillys Perez

 Verónica Haro Abril, Abril Films, Ecuador

Project: Maneki Neko by Sarahí Echeverria

 Victoria Marotta, Un Puma, Argentina

Project: La Emperatriz by Agostina Gálvez

 Virginia Bogliolo, Tarkiofilm, Uruguay

Project: The Passing Deaths by Agustin Banchero

 Xavi Font, ZUZÚ, Spain

In addition, 10 Italian professionals have been selected for PUENTES ITALIA. 3 of them are bringing a documentary project in development to the workshop, 4 of them a fiction feature and 3 are focusing on their career development and exploring the opportunities of working with Latin America. 

 Alessia Acone, Rotterdam Lab / IFFR

 Paola Bonsembiante, Jole Film

Fiction project: Ya Voy  

 Viviana Calò, TeleAut Produzioni

Documentary project : Yaya

 Adele Dell'Erario, Occhi di Giove srl

 Andrea Di Blasio, Ombre Rosse Film Production

Fiction project : Bambina

 Chiara Galloni, Articolture

Documentary project: Boxeo Havana Social Club

 Laura Romano, AudioImage

Creative Documentary project: Refugia Amazonas

 Charlotte Roustang, Quasar Productions srl

Fiction project: 15 Seconds

 Pilar Saavedra Perrotta, Sajama Films

 Lucio Scarpa, Kublai Film

Fiction project: Son of the Sun

The PUENTES workshop is made possible with the support of the Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union and IBERMEDIA, and with the recognition of the Directorate-General for Cinema and Audiovisual of the Ministry of Culture.

Page published 4 July 2022. Updated 29 July 2022.

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