Series Lab

Series Lab

The Series Pitching is geared to generating possibilities for financing series projects in Latin America that are seeking to complete their budgets through international acquisitions or co-productions.


SERIES DOC is a space for training, acceleration and internationalization of projects in the development of documentary series that will have two instances: a training session at DocMontevideo and another for acceleration and meetings with decision makers at SANFIC INDUSTRIA.


The 6 selected projects will have a training space with tutorials from Vero Fiorito, organized as follows:

Online LAB | during July

The selected projects will participate in a pitch preparation and development workshop. The meetings will be scheduled during the month of July online with a duration of 4 hours.

Face-to-face LAB in Montevideo | July 23 and 24 (10am – 6pm)

The training with the projects continues in person at DocMontevideo for two days to prepare the presentations.

Creative Feedback and Networking | July 25 (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)

Coordination of meetings with decision makers from Latin American television stations to receive creative feedback on projects that contribute to their strengthening

Online LAB | August

The project development journey at DocMontevideo ends with a last online instance of group exchange.

Mentor: Verónica Fiorito

Verónica Fiorito

Verónica Fiorito (Argentina) has a solid career in the field of producing and directing TV & Film, her training is consolidated with a degree in Audiovisual Production and Management. She has developed a career in cultural management becoming Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Culture of Argentina. She directed and took part in the team that designed and launched the Pakapaka channel, the signal dedicated to children and Canal Encuentro.


The 6 selected projects will participate online in SERIES DOC-SANTIAGO within the framework of SANFIC INDUSTRIA-SERIES LAB where they will have training, one-on-one meetings and private Pitch in front of global industry players.
In addition, they will be part of the SANFIC NET selection. In SERIES DOC-SANFIC INDUSTRIA, the sales dossier will be worked on in its deck and one page formats (masterclass/tutorials) and the contact of the projects and their representatives with possible prescribers and decision makers, in order to continue with the acceleration process. and internationalization of the selected projects.

LABS and Networking | between August 21 and 26 (online)



Becoming a man

by Miguel Soffia


Social issues, LGBTI+, Youth

10 episodes


“Becoming a man” is a unique cultural documentary series exploring the effects of the feminist revolution in Latin America on men. Through animation, graphics, and interviews, it delves into masculinity, men’s responsibilities, and the impact of a system designed for their benefit. Engaging and thought-provoking, the series examines the evolving dynamics of gender in today’s society.

Director: Miguel Soffia / Producer: Camila Maureira / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Camila Maureira / Production company: We Are South / Country: Chile / Genre: Social issues, LGBTI+, Youth / Duration: 25' / Episodes: 10 / Language: Spanish

Escazú Souls

by Nicholas Hooper


Social issues, Human Rights, Environment

8 episodes


8 wondering souls of Latin American environmental activists, seek to resolve what was left pending in their earthly lives through a dialogue with those close to them: existential doubts, family dilemmas and the eternal battle for the injustice that exists in the defense of their territories.

Director: Nicholas Hooper / Producer: Isidora Fajardo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Isidora Fajardo / Production company: CUBHO Audiovisual / Country: Chile / Genre: Social issues, Human Rights, Environment / Duration: 15' / Episodes: 8 / Language: Spanish

Food from the Woods

by Fábio Nascimento / Rogério Assis


History, Culture, Environment

6 episodes


Experienced photojournalists and socio-environmental filmmakers, Rogério de Assis and Fábio Nascimento find out with indigenous people more about the delicious culinary delights harvested and freshly prepared.

Director: Fábio Nascimento / Rogério Assis / Producer: André Sobral / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: André Sobral, Rogério Assis / Production company: Abrolhos Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: History, Culture, Environment / Duration: 60’ / Episodes: 6 / Language: Portuguese

I don’t want to say goodbye

by Carola Fuentes


Current topics, Human Rights, Youth

4 episodes


After the shocking suicide of a 16-year-old singer, her parents plunge into a search for answers. A farewell letter reveals clues about cyberbullying that she suffered at her school and the possible culprits. The accused refuse to go to trial and blame the parents about her depression. Anonymous confessions, a school of billionaires, songs with coded information. Why did Katy commit suicide?

Director: Carola Fuentes / Producer: Juan Ramírez / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Ramírez / Production company: La Ventana Cine / Country: Chile / Genre: Current topics, Human Rights, Youth / Duration: 52' / Episodes: 4 / Language: Spanish


by Gabriel Páez


Social issues, Culture, Creative Documentary

6 episodes


Documentary series “Abuelos Cuentos” that reveals memory through captivating characters and stories. Portraits that explore trades and transmit the essence of the narrative over time. Brief episodes that connect us with our identity and promote inclusion and respect for diverse cultures in society.

Director: Gabriel Páez / Producer: Isabel Rodas / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Isabel Rodas / Production company: Filmarte Ecuador / Country: Ecuador / Genre: Social issues, Culture, Creative Documentary / Duration: 30' / Episodes: 6 / Language: Spanish


by Dina Yael


Current issues, Human Rights, Politics

8 episodes


Uruguayas seeks to approach the reality of women today and to review their past, dialoguing with archival material from today’s everyday life. It is a choral construction that interweaves discourses around the theme of each episode, where diverse women speak in the first person as informants or presenting testimony. A timeline helps to provide regional and local context.

Director: Dina Yael / Producer: Eugenia Olascuaga Fierro / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Dina Yael, Eugenia Olascuaga Fierro / Production company: Monarca Films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Current issues, Human Rights, Politics / Duration: 45' / Episodes: 8 / Language: Spanish

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