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 observer editors. The RCL 2019 will take place during DocMontevideo between 5th-7th August.

The registrations are closed.

Mentor: Ana Pfaff

Ana Pfaff

Ana Pfaff (Barcelona). Editor, director and experimental filmmaker. Co-founder of the Dostopos project, a collective focused on the production of content that relates images and music in formats such as video clips or video projection, using the practice of found footage or animated collage. In her filmography as an editor are: Hamada (2018), Els dies que vindran (2018), Ainhoha: Yo no soy esa (2018), Con el viento (2017) Trinta Lumes (2017), Estiu:1993 (2017). Niñato (2016), Remine (2014). In fiction she has worked on projects such as La Inquilina directed by Mar Coll, Els tres porquets directed by Albert Serra and in advertising she has directed for brands such as Wallapop, ING Direct, Stradivarius or Pans & Company.

August 5th: Analysis of the 1st film

Time: 15:00 – 18:00 | Local: Sala B, Auditorio Nelly Goitiño.

Screening and analysis by Ana Pfaff.

August 6th: Analysis of the 1st film

Time: 15:00 – 18:00 | Local: Sala B, Auditorio Nelly Goitiño.

Screening and analysis by Ana Pfaff.

August 7th: Dialogue between editors

Time: 9:30 a 13:00 | Local: Centro Cultural de España.

Dialogue between Ana Pfaff and the editors participants of the RCL.

August 7th : Master Class | Ana Pfaff

Time: 14:30 – 18:00 | Local: Sala Zavala Muniz, Teatro Solís.





Selected Projects



Brasil / 80

At 82, Eneida is on a journey into her past. With her daughter Heloisa, she explores hard truths with wisdom and grace, refusing to let personal tragedy define her.
Eneida’s story is ultimately about the joy of living in the face of great loss.  Inspired by her love for her grandchildren, she looks to her past with hope for the future.

Director: HELOISA PASSOS - Editor: TINA HARDY / Producer: ELIANE FERREIRA - HELOISA PASSOS / Production companies: MAQUINA FILMES / MUIRAQUITÃ FILMES / Country: Brasil / Duration: 80 / Language: Portuguese

Awards and festivals:
- Prodav 01 - BRDE/CINEBRASIL - Fondo del Sector Audiovisual,
- Selected at Brasil CineMundi - 8th International Coproduction Meeting ( DOC BRASIL MEETING).


by José Barahona - Editor: Jordana Berg

Brazil - Portugal / 80

Along the deep Amazon forest, a Portuguese director searches for a language that was imposed to the indians by his ancestors. Through this mixed language, Nheengatu, and sharing the filming with the local population, the film is built through the meeting of theses two worlds.

Director: José Barahona - Editor: Jordana Berg / Producer: Carolina Dias / Production company: Refinaria Filmes / Country: Brazil - Portugal / Duration: 80

Awards and festivals:
Edital de Cinema do BNDES - Documentário - 2015
Fundo Setorial do Audiovisual / ANCINE (PRODECINE 05/2015)

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