Call for Entrance to Ventana Sur

Ventana Sur is the most important market for audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry.

Organized by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival, Ventana Sur brings together all the different players from the audiovisual industry to promote international co-production, financing and distribution of Latin American content.

The event welcomes 3000 accredited participants every year, including more than 250 buyers and sellers from all five continents, as well as representatives from the most important networks and international platforms. At the market, they can meet with content producers at business conferences, pitching sessions and one-on-one meetings; they also have access to roundtables, specific actions for producers with projects in development, workshops, talks, and conferences about current topics, with a vision for the future.

Through its different sections, such as Primer Corte, Copia Final, Blood Window, Animation! and Proyecta, and also its activities and services such as conferences, screenings and the Video Library, Ventana Sur promotes Latin American content of all genres (Fiction, Docs, Animation, Fantasy, Latin American Queer) and formats, providing a wide range of business possibilities and promotion, unique in the region.

Due to Covid-19, the 12th edition of Ventana Sur took place in a hybrid format. The majority of activities were organized online, including screenings, meetings, networking events and conferences while many films had also a theatrical screening for buyers in Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Santiago de Chile, Madrid and Paris.

In 2020, Ventana Sur provided buyers with digital screenings of more than 100 Latin-American and 50 selected European films, 35 of which were also shown in local theatres.

There are several activity section during the event, and Animation! is an exclusive space for animation, a unique opportunity for producers from the region and for professionals from other parts of the world looking to connect with Latin America. It aims to projects seeking for strategic alliances, networking activities, round tables, workgroups with international specialists and pitching training sessions, are some of the key elements in this section.

Latin American animation continues to arouse great interest in new territories and markets. At Animation!, the goals are to accompany that movement by opening new paths and removing obstacles and foster professionals from the region encouraging strategic alliances, developing their potential with the help of experts from around the world, and promoting local talent in other markets.

This year, Ventana Sur will start from Nov 29 to Dec 30. You may now submit your film project and TV series project to its website:

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