Rough cut lab

Rough cut lab

ROUGH CUT LAB is an activity that takes place at DocMontevideo aimed to editors with the focus of reflecting on the assembly process and the role of editor, from the analysis of two documentaries in postproduction.


The editing workshop, Rough Cut Lab, its a training program for 2 documentary films in post-production and a maximum of 30 editors. The RCL 2019 will take place during DocMontevideo between 5th-8th August.

Applications will open in April and the deadline will be on May 15th.


2018 Selected Projects


by Alice Riff

Brazil / 80'

“Elections” is a documentary that follows public school students in their election process for representing the students at their school.

Director: Alice Riff / Producer: Heverton Lima / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alice Riff, Heverton Lima / Production companies: Studio Riff / Paideia Filmes / Country: Brazil / Duration: 80' / Format: HD

Awards and festivals:
- Edital Videocamp - Doc Impacto / DocSP


by Maria Silvia Esteve

Argentina / 106'

In a helpless attempt to reconstruct her mother’s life, Silvia’s daughter tries to give meaning to a story tainted with violence and denial, as she experiments with the blurry images of her parents and the inconsistent reminiscences of her sisters.

Director: Maria Silvia Esteve / Producer: Gonzalo Moreno, Maria Silvia Esteve / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Maria Silvia Esteve / Production company: Wabi-Sabi / Country: Argentina / Duration: 106'

Awards and festivals:
BAL -BAFICI 2017. DocLisboa Arché 2017. FIDBA DOCLAB: WIP 2017. FEMCINE8 - WIP. Coral Prize for Postproduction at the 39th Festival de La Habana. Walla Collective Award for the Best Work in Progress - Arché. Aural Award. Kiné Images Award. Assembly Advisory Award. FNA Award for the Best Argentine Project. Digital Sofa Distribution Award. Post-production Image Award, LaHaye Post. Sound Postproduction Award, Sonotambo.

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