Two workshops in Buenos Aires and Gijon bringing together producers with feature projects from Latin America and Europe to work together with leading experts from both continents.

W1: Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 7-11, 2011
W2: Gijon (Spain), November 21-24, 2011


Second Workshop in Gijón

Following the successful first PUENTES Europe – Latin America Producers Workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina (April 7 – 11, 2011), we are delighted to announce that the second PUENTES workshop will take place in Gijón, Spain, from November 21 – 24, 2011, during the Gijón International Film Festival.

The following producers will continue developing their projects in Gijón:

- Maximiliano Cruz, Interior13 Cine, Mexico; project: Greatest Hits 

- Benjamin Domenech, Rei Cine, Argentina; project: History of Fear

- Lucie Kalmar, Mômerade, France; project: Rey

- Paula Massa, Utopica Cine, Argentina; project: How Most Things Work

- Renata Moura, Sancho Filmes, Brazil; project: Rosa F.C.

- Anthony Rey, Hélicotronc, Belgium; project: Twilight Tales

- Hanne-Lovise Skartveit, Lunafilms, Norway/Ecuador; project: Holiday

- Johanna Teichmann, Tellux Film, Germany; project: Aleli's House

- Josefina Undurraga, Forastero, Chile; project: I’m Sorry Mom

- María Zamora, Avalon P.C., Spain; project: They Are All Dead   

The 10 selected producers from Europe and Latin America will work on the comprehensive development of their projects with top professionals from both continents:

- Sarah Calderón, The Film Agency, Spain

- Frédéric Corvez, Urban Distribution International, France

- Jean des Forêts, Petit Film, France

- Alan Fountain, EAVE, United Kingdom

- Christoph Friedel, Pandora Filmproduktions, Germany

- Jorge Goldenberg, Script Consultant, Argentina

- Miguel Machalski, Script Consultant, France

- Peter Rommel, Rommel Film, Germany

- Michel Ruben, Dynamo Producciones, Colombia

The PUENTES workshop emphasizes co-production strategies and project development between Latin America and Europe and it focuses on the audiovisual market and operating conditions, legal frameworks, financing, sales, distribution and exhibition practices in both continents as well as script development, pitching, budgeting, packaging and financing. It also provides opportunities for networking between the participants and their companies to create medium and long term informational co-financing and co-production relationships and enables the access to a network of producers, markets, festivals and decision makers in both continents.

The PUENTES workshop is organised by EAVE in partnership with BAFICI (Buenos Aires International Film Festival), BAL (Buenos Aires Lab), TyPA, Gijón International Film Festival and with support from MEDIA Mundus.

For more information please contact:

EAVE: Tanika Sajatovic, International Coordinator:

Page last updated 12 January 2015

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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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