PUENTES: first workshop in Fiuggi coming up!

press release

"I’m glad to go back to EAVE after ten years when I took the workshop but now to support emerging filmmakers." PUENTES graduate Nicolas Celis, producer of Academy Award winner ROMA

EAVE PUENTES Europe/Latin America Co-Production Workshop launches its 10th edition from June 10 – 14, 2019, in Fiuggi, Italia. 15 high-profile producers and professionals (complete list of participants below) have been selected out of a record number of over 96 applications from 25 countries.

PUENTES is a two-part programme taking place in Fiuggi, Italy, in partnership with FVG Audiovisual Fund, with the collaboration of ROMA LAZIO FILM COMMISSION and under the patronage of MiBAC, from June 10 – 14, 2019, and Montevideo, Uruguay (November 27 – December 1, 2019) in partnership with Mutante Cine, with the support of ICAU (Instituto de Cine y Audiovisual del Uruguay) and Ibermedia. Thanks to a special cooperation, all participants will be able to attend VENTANA SUR (December 2 -7, 2019), in Buenos Aires.

We are happy to announce that thanks to our partnership with MiBAC, Italian Ministry of Culture, the PUENTES participants will be joined by 11 Italian producers and distributors for two days of common plenary sessions, tailor-made group work and professional networking.

Aside from the plenary sessions, daily group work sessions will be the core of PUENTES. Participants will discuss and analyze each other’s projects under the guidance of Jean des Forêts (Petit film, France) and Agustina Chiarino (Mutante Cine, Uruguay). Our key experts who will meet and guide participants includes Jacques Akchoti (script consultant, FR), Aranka Matits (Featurette, NL), Fernando Epstein (Mutante Cine, UY) and ROMA producer and PUENTES graduate Nicolás Celis (Pimienta Films, MEX).

PUENTES is organized by EAVE in partnership with Mutante Cine, FVG Audiovisual Fund, Ventana Sur and with the support of Ibermedia and Creative Europe – MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union.

For more information please contact:

EAVE – Francesca Buffa, Coordinator:

The selected participants for PUENTES 2019 are:

Georgina Baisch, Murillo Cine, Argentina
Project: Jesus Lopez, director: Maximiliano Schonfeld

Fay Breeman, Hubert Bals Fund / International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands

Gabija Budreckyt?, Kinomind Films, Lithuania

Pablo Calisto, Equeco, Chile
Project: Il Cileno, director: TBC

Agustina Costa Varsi, Volpe Films, Argentina / Italy
Project: La Fiebre, director: Mateo Bendesky

Isabel Garcia Arnabal, Montelona Cine, Uruguay
Project: Pollen, director: Diego Blanco

Andrea Herrera Catalá, Amore y Lujo, Venezuela
Project: Dinosaur, director: Javier Ferrero

Marcin ?uczaj, New Europe Film Sales, Poland

Gaëlle Mareschi, Kinology / Fluxus Films, France

Julie O’Leary, Freelancer, Ireland
Project: El Otro Lado, director: Barbara Cigarroa

Daniel Pech, Multiverso Produções, Brasil
Project: Casa sem dono, directors: Alvaro Furloni and Mario Furloni

Alexandra Reveyrand de Menton, Charades, France
Kostas Tagalakis, Topspot, Greece
Project: Brasil, director: Thelya Petraki

Daniel van Hoogstraten, Syndrome Films, Brasil / Netherlands
Project: Streets of Gloria, director: Felipe Sholl

Juan Diego Villegas, Fidelio Films, Colombia
Project: I’m Fierce, director: Daniel Alejandro Mejía Vargas

Page published 7 June 2019.

Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away in 2016. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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