Meetings

Meetings

The DocMontevideo Meetings are a space for the commercialization of finalized contents for television in one-off or series formats. They consist of fifteen-minute one-on-one meetings between the project producers and representatives of television companies, sales agents or decision makers. The focus of the market is Latin America, with presence of the United States and Europe.

MEETINGS 201

The meetings were held on 25th July in the morning and 26th July in the afternoon at the Solis Theater. The selected contents will participate in one of the instances. The accreditation to the Meetings includes the entrance to Documentary Seminars and the Documentary Week.

2019 MEETINGS SELECTION

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Alberto García-Alix. The shadow line

by Nicolás Combarro García

Spain

Creative Documentary, Biographies, Culture

82´

“Alberto García-Alix. The Shadow Line” is the portrait of one of the most-recognized authors of the recent international photographic panorama, and a reference of a whole generation. The film is a direct testimony of the lights and shadows that the artist has had to go through to find his way. Narrated from the intimacy of his studio, it proposes a journey between present and past, a dialogue between his life and his work.

Director: Nicolás Combarro García / Producer: Miguel Ángel Delgado Molina / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Miguel Ángel Delgado Molina / Production company: Morelli Producciones / Country: Spain / Genre: Creative Documentary, Biographies, Culture / Duration: 82´ / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Amazona

by Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck

Colombia

Current Issues, Creative Documentary, Social Issues

55' y 82´

Val swapped family life for seclusion in the Colombian jungle. Now pregnant, her daughter, film director Clare Weiskopf confronts her with the choices she made in an attempt to heal her wounds and define motherhood before becoming a parent herself.

Director: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Producer: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Production company: Casatarántula / Country: Colombia / Genre: Current Issues, Creative Documentary, Social Issues / Duration: 55' y 82´ / Format: 52´and 82´: DCP, AppleProRes, DVD, Blue Ray, (29fps, 25fps, 24fps, 23fps) / Language: Spanish, English / Year: 2016

Web: http://www.amazona.co

Animal Chronicle – A wild news show

by Guillermo Kloetzer

Uruguay, Argentina

Childhood, Education, Environment

16 episodes

14'

A group of wild animals invades a TV channel at night. They enter secretly to broadcast their wild news, with the complicity of the canal caretaker dog. The leader is Shubert, a weirdo, perhaps the last of his kind, who together with Margay, Cayman, Ema and Porfirio, summon children and animals to join their cause. All become news correspondents looking for adventures and save endangered species at the same time.

Director: Guillermo Kloetzer / Producer: Gustavo Riet / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Gustavo Riet / Production company: De La Raíz films / Country: Uruguay, Argentina / Genre: Childhood, Education, Environment / Duration: 14' / Episodes: 16 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Auê

by Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon

Brazil

Culture, Children

27 episodes

2'

AUÊ promotes an incursion into the imaginary of Brazilian children belonging to different sociocultural contexts. With each video, a new joke is presented to the viewer. The series is aimed at children, has 27 episodes lasting two minutes and involved students from public schools in five different territories: quilombola community, indigenous village, urban periphery, agrarian reform camp and insular community.

Director: Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon / Producer: Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Rafael Galvão, Otavio Zucon, Nélio Spréa / Production company: Parabolé Educação e Cultura / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Children / Duration: 2' / Episodes: 27 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Back to the garden

by Marcelo Díaz

Brazil

Human Rights, Current Issues, Biographies

80´

Maria Luiza da Silva, the first transgender in Brazilian military forces, was compulsorily retired considered incapacitated for work after 22 years of service in the Air Force. The movie searches for the reasons why she was impeded to wear the female military uniform and shows her trajectory as a transgender woman.

Director: Marcelo Díaz / Producer: Marcelo Díaz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Marcelo Díaz / Production company: Diazul de Cinema / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Current Issues, Biographies / Duration: 80´ / Format: 2k / FullHD / SD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Bittersweet

by Carlos Conti

Uruguay

Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Culture

71'

Tragicomic documental centered in the life of Luis Magallanes, transformar actor more known as Dulce Polly (sweet Polly). The title of the movie, alludes to the feeling and reality that hide behind the powerful and rolling conduct of their characters.

Director: Carlos Conti / Producer: Carlos Conti, Francesca Cassariego / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Francesca Cassariego / Production company: Hoboken Films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Culture / Duration: 71' / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Cartucho

by Andrés Chaves

Colombia

Creative Documentary, Human Rights, History

54'

It is completely unprecedented in Colombian history for a colonial neighborhood made up of traditional families and businesses to become home to thousands of homeless people and mafias. Its streets and old homes were converted into crack houses. After its violent demolition in 2001 the government built a sterile park that people fear. But the legacy of Cartucho still wanders nearby. We destroyed the neighborhood, but anger remains.

Director: Andrés Chaves / Producer: Andrés Chaves, Adriana Agudelo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Adriana Agudelo Moreno, Andrés Chaves / Production company: COSTADOCS / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary, Human Rights, History / Duration: 54' / Format: DCP, QT, Bluray / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Conversations at La Ratonera

by Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés

Uruguay

Music, Culture, Education

12 episodes

12'

In Montevideo, the “The Warren” studio is a gathering place for a number of local musicians who, committed to a tradition of writing and playing music for today’s times, while constantly renovating, come together to play and to converse about experiences, anecdotes and views about life – both inside and outside the world of music.

Director: Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés / Producer: Diego Azar, Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés, Mateo Soler / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Mateo Soler, Nicolás Macchi / Production company: Yacaré / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Music, Culture, Education / Duration: 12' / Episodes: 12 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Cycles

by Francisco Pedemonte

Argentina

Youth, Social Issues

76´

Ignacio is one of the country’s top 15-year old cycling prospects. But the level of commitment he needs to show in order to be a true professional may be a bit too high for him. How does a young athlete ignore the distractions of teenage life? “Cycles” is a film about Ignacio’s two last years as a cyclist, as he struggles to get selected to the national team that will compete in Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics.

Director: Francisco Pedemonte / Producer: Francisco Pedemonte / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Francisco Pedemonte / Production company: Fransound / Country: Argentina / Genre: Youth, Social Issues / Duration: 76´ / Format: DCP, MOV / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Elegy of a crime

by Cristiano Burlan

Brasil

Social Issues, Current Issues

92’

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, February 24, 2011. Isabel Burlan da Silva, director’s mother, is murdered by her companion. “Elegy of a Crime” concludes the “Trilogy of Mourning”, that approaches the tragic story of the family. In front of impunity, the film immerses in a vertiginous journey to rebuild Isabel’s image and life.

Director: Cristiano Burlan / Producer: Henrique Zanoni, Cristiano Burlan / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Cristiano Burlan / Production company: Bela Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Social Issues, Current Issues / Duration: 92’ / Format: Digital / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Fabiana

by Brunna Laboissière

Brazil

Creative Documentary, Current Issues

89´

After thirty years living as a nomad on the Brazilian roads, Fabiana, a trans woman and truck driver, will make her last trip before facing the retirement and leaving behind her adventures on the road.

Director: Brunna Laboissière / Producer: Brunna Laboissière, Fernanda Lomba, Fernando Pereira dos Santos / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Lomba, Brunna Laboissière / Production companies: Artemísia Filmes / Sendero Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative Documentary, Current Issues / Duration: 89´ / Format: DCP / Bluray / Quicktime / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.fabianafilme.com

Ghost Towns

by Tyrell Spencer

Brazil

Politics, History, Culture

8 episodes

13'

The documentary serie “Ghost Towns” aims to investigate the formation of these centers, their importance to the local population and the irremediable factors that led to his death. Taking an imaginary path, accompanying some of his former residents invited the viewer to contemplate landscapes and their forgotten paths, trying to understand the reasons that took them off the map.

Director: Tyrell Spencer / Producer: Nora Goulart / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Claudia Vilarinho, Ana Luiza Nunes de Azevedo / Production company: Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre / Country: Brazil / Genre: Politics, History, Culture / Duration: 13' / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese, Spanish / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.casacinepoa.com.br

Great scenes

by Ana Luiza Azevedo e Vicente Moreno

Brazil

Culture

22 episodes

6'

“Great Scenes” of Latin American and Brazilian cinema analyzed by directors, actors and critics. A great scene is one that is defined not only in relation to others. A great scene is one that contains in itself a film apart, a universe apart, capable of altering our sensibility and lasting in our memory. The serie ends up deepening discussions about the different challenges of making movies.

Director: Ana Luiza Azevedo e Vicente Moreno / Producer: Nora Goulart / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Claudia Vilarinho, Ana Luiza Nunes de Azevedo / Production company: Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture / Duration: 6' / Episodes: 22 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Inventions of the soul

by Marcia Paraiso

Brazil

Culture, Education, Social Issues

26 x 2 seasons episodes

25'

The series “Inventions of the Soul” crosses Brazil in search of one of its greatest richness: popular art. It finds it in clay, ink, wood and in nature, the pulsating heart of self-taught artists who create and enchant, transforming all this pulsation into art.

Director: Marcia Paraiso / Producer: Ralf Tambke, Helio Levcovitz y Fernanda Viana / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Viana / Production company: Plural Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Education, Social Issues / Duration: 25' / Episodes: 26 x 2 seasons / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

My hidden beast

by Marcelo Casacuberta

Uruguay

Childhood, Youth, Environment

8 episodes

7'

A journey through the diversity of species of South American wildlife and their behaviours, in eight chapters visiting different natural environments, guided by the narration of mother nature itself. Both large and small animals, from the Ñandú to the smallest insect compose the ecosystems and their life is tightly interlaced with the rest of the species.

Director: Marcelo Casacuberta / Producer: Gustavo Riet / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Gustavo Riet / Production company: De La Raíz films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Childhood, Youth, Environment / Duration: 7' / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Resounding silence

by John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda

Colombia

Creative Documentary, Music, Politics

54´

The punk band “Odio a Botero”, led by René Segura, architect, writer, former unofficial presidential candidate and non-importat philosopher, was forced to remain silent for 3 years, violated for criticizing a country that does not laugh at itself same. After having met to finish the group by their own hand, they live with noise and silence, being parents, exiles or meditating in zazen posture.

Director: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda / Producer: Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda, Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Production company: Los Monstruos del Cine / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary, Music, Politics / Duration: 54´ / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Schools in fight

by Eduardo Consonni, Rodrigo T. Marques & Tiago Tambelli

Brasil

Youth, Human Rights, Social Issues

67'

In the richest state in Brazil, the modus operandi of public education suffers a setback when secondary students react to the official decree that determines the closure of 94 schools and the reallocation of students. The student response surprises. In a few days, through social networks and apps, they organize a reaction in a true Spring Secondary – something completely new. They occupy 241 schools and take to the streets to protest.

Director: Eduardo Consonni, Rodrigo T. Marques & Tiago Tambelli / Producer: Adriana Guerra, Beatriz Venâncio, Carlos Maga, Carol Misorelli, Eduardo Consonni, Edgar Bueno, Fernanda Lomba, Guilherme Valiengo, Hugo Haddad, Inês Figueiró, Karem Almeida, Letícia Fernandes, Lili Almendary, Luis Totem, Macca Ramos, Marcelo Krowczuk, Maurício Monteiro Filho, Roberto Rocha, Rodrigo T. Marques, Thaís Taverna, Tiago Tambelli / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Renato Manganello / Production companies: Complô / Lente Viva Filmes / Encouraçado Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Youth, Human Rights, Social Issues / Duration: 67' / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EscolasEmLutaFilme/

Slum Tour

by Braulio Almanza, Patricia Ayala

Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Peru, Uruguay

Current Issues, Social Issues, Politics

6 episodes

52'

Travel agencies conduct tours of violent and marginal events, in a human theme park type with poverty misery and pain. We will travel through Latin America, making a self-criticism that allows us to see ourselves. The construction of the famous wall between the North border. The country brand of the narco in Colombia. Brazil police shoot dead Spanish tourist in Rocina favela, “the blockade” in Cuba and the cannabis tastings in Uruguay.

Director: Braulio Almanza, Patricia Ayala / Producer: Martha Orozco, Patricia Ayala, Emiliano Mazza / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Martha Orozco / Production companies: MartFilms / Pathos Audiovisual / Passaparola / Country: Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Peru, Uruguay / Genre: Current Issues, Social Issues, Politics / Duration: 52' / Episodes: 6 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese, Spanish

The country without indians

by Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez

Uruguay

Human Rights, Culture. Social Issues

62'

It has always been said that Uruguay is a country without Indians. Roberto and Mónica, two Charrúas descendants, keep their roots and make us look back at History to question the present. In a society that denies part of its origin, the search for identity becomes a challenge.

Director: Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez / Producer: Isabel García, Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Isabel García, Nicolás Soto, Country: Uruguay / Genre: Human Rights, Culture. Social Issues / Duration: 62' / Format: DCP - BLURAY / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/El-pa%C3%ADs-sin-indios-640803902783377/

The sky unites us

by Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez

Argentina

Culture, Social Issues, Education

12 episodes

26'

Sofía and Yayo travel through Latin America in a motorhome for five years. They are astronomy teachers and offer free workshops in rural schools (on this subject). This experience allows them to learn, in a particular way, about the history and culture of these villages. “The sky unites us” is a series of 12 chapters that reflects this family’s experiences in 11 communities, within 6 countries of Central America.

Director: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez / Producer: Leandro Rovere / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez, Leandro Rovere, Agustín Sánchez Ordóñez / Production company: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez / Leandro Rovere / Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, Social Issues, Education / Duration: 26' / Episodes: 12 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

To the other side of the lagoon

by Ángel Pajares Cruz

Peru

Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues

17'

Antonio is an organic coffee farmer who has a deep relationship with the lagoon of his village Villa Rica. At his 74 years old, he refuses to retire from work despite the fact that his age prevents him from working as he would like, which leads him to reflect while contemplating his lands, taking refuge daily in his memories.

Director: Ángel Pajares Cruz / Producer: Ángel Pajares Cruz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Ángel Pajares Cruz / Production company: Cinestami / Country: Peru / Genre: Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues / Duration: 17' / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish, Quechua / Year: 2018

Visceral Brazil – the open veins of music

by Marcia Paraiso

Brazil

Culture, Music, Education

26 x 2 seasons episodes

11'

“Visceral Brazil – the open veins of music” is a 26-episode documentary series about Brazilian music and Brazilian musicians.

Director: Marcia Paraiso / Producer: Ralf Tambke, Fernanda Teodoro Viana / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Teodoro Viana / Production company: Plural Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Music, Education / Duration: 11' / Episodes: 26 x 2 seasons / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Wallmapu on Biking

by Christian Borgeaud Salazar

Chile, Argentina

Environment, Current Issues, Culture

7 episodes

25'

United by the idea of living an adventure by bicycle and filming it, two Argentinians and one Chilean meet in an expedition through epicenter of Mapuche people in southern Chile. In each of the 7 chapters, the trio will seek the natural beauties, sustainable initiatives and threats to region’s natural and cultural heritage of the region. Self-management and inexperience are the learning method and broadening of consciousness, the objective.

Director: Christian Borgeaud Salazar / Producer: Christian Borgeaud, Alejandro Merola, Leandro Eljall, Claudia Rojas / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Christian Borgeaud Salazar, Leandro Andrés Eljall Qüesta, Alejandro Martín Merola Russo / Production company: Wallmapu a Pedales / Country: Chile, Argentina / Genre: Environment, Current Issues, Culture / Duration: 25' / Episodes: 7 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

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