The DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP is an initiative to provide conceptual tools and practical contributions for reflection about the creative process and producing documentary films.
The DocMontevideo Hackathon is a workshop that leads to the production of interactive non-fiction prototypes geared to work in progress on documentary films or series, or projects exclusively made for web.
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 DocLab UY is a professional development workshop, where five emerging filmmakers from Uruguay work in presenting their nonfiction projects and share their stories with people in the industry. The objective of the workshop is to enhance the potential of each project in relation to the international market, and to encourage an open dialogue to strengthen the different narrative proposals.
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.
Documentary Pitching involves a training path for 12 participants with projects from Latin America. The aim is to boost their creative possibilities and provide opportunities for obtaining finance and positioning their products in the international market.
The Series Pitching is geared to generating possibilities for financing series projects in Latin America that have partial funding in their own country and are seeking to complete their budgets through international acquisitions or co-productions.
Latin American Television Forum
The Forum of Latin American Television Channels is a space that DocMontevideo offers for communication, dialogue and debate among the television channels and participants about subjects of interest to the audiovisual sector and the society in Latin America.
Parallel Activity: ABCine
Activity presented by EGEDA Uruguay in DocMontevideo
TAL network associates annual meeting
In 2010 the first meeting of the television channels that are members of the TAL network was held at DocMontevideo. The aim was to strengthen the network, present new lines of work and improve cooperation among these television channels. Since then there have been annual meetings at DocMontevideo. This event has become consolidated as a space for discussion and for setting up international co-production projects among the public cultural television channels in the network.
The TAL Awards aim to recognize and promote excellence and quality in the production of content being made public and cultural television continent. The main objective of this action is to strengthen the link between broadcasters that make up our network and create a space that allows us to know and recognize, along with the Latin American audience what we are producing today.
Networking at DocMontevideo. Relaxed spaces for meeting where participants can create and enhance opportunities for exchange and co-production in Latin America.
Documentary Week is a DocMontevideo space for showing films. Every day a new film will be presented by its director or team member and shown. At the end of each film showing is held a participative dialogue between the film makers and members of the audience.