Organisers behind the MEETS Film Market have announced 11 of the 12 projects competing at the Latin American Co-Production Forum, set to run during the third International Film Festival Of Panama from April 7-9.
The announcement was made at the Miami International Film Festival on Thursday (13).
The winner will receive a $25,000 cash prize. The projects were culled from a pool of 128 submissions based on the strength of the proposal, practical feasibility and commercial viability, overall production values and the potential for good development of story.
The 12th project will be chosen at the 10th Ibero-American Co-Production Meeting at the 29th Guadalajara International Film Festival under a special agreement between Guadalajara and MEETS.
MEETS officials have invited eight other projects from Latin America to take part outside the competition.
The 11 competition projects are:
Dr. Fe, dir Ricardo Coral- Dorado
Blood Window (El Aliento Del Lobo), dir Alfonso Acosta
The Bolivian Case (El Caso Boliviano), dir Violeta Ayala
El Marco De La Cara, dir Priscilla Frias Vizcaíno
Érase Una Vez En El Caribe, dir Ray Figueroa Rodríguez
Mi Mundial, dir Carlos Morelli
Five Panamanian projects include:
Buscando Al Indio Conejo, dir Annie Marie Canavaggio
Gauguin Y El Canal, dir Frank Spano
Kimura, dir Aldo Valderrama
Piedra Roja, dir Alberto Serra
Soñar Con La Ciudad, dir Aldo Rey Valderrama