Today the San Sebastian Festival opens its call for submissions for WIP Latam, the work in progress whose goal is to support Latin American film production with a view to the completion of films at the post-production stage.
The San Sebastian Festival selection committee will select up to six films from among all those submitted, which must have a run-time of more than 60 minutes and be produced in the majority by producers from Latin American countries. The deadline for submission is July 1.
WIP Latam will be held on 19, 20 and 21 September, coinciding with WIP Europe and the Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum.
The WIP Latam Industry Award. Given by the companies Best Digital, Deluxe Content Services Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm Cine y Vídeo, Nephilim Producciones, No Problem Sonido and Sherlock Films consists of the post-production of one of the films screened until obtaining a DCP subtitled in English and its distribution in Spain.
The EGEDA Platino Industria Award for best WIP Latam. Coming with 30,000 euros net for the majority producer of the winning film.
The Projeto Paradiso Award a philanthropic initiative of the Olga Rabinovich Institute. Coming with 10.000 US dollars gross for one of the possible majority Brazilian fiction productions in this section.