MEETS Partners With Guadalajara Film Fest

12:08 PM PST 01/28/2014 by Agustin Mango

The new market, sponsored by the Panama Film Commission, will add a project from FICG's co-production meeting.

COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay – One of the Latin American film projects presented at the 10th co-production meeting, organized by the Guadalajara film fest, will be chosen to be part of MEETS, the first Latin American co-production market, to be held on April 7-9 in Panama City.

"It’s an honor to join forces with one Latin America’s most prestigious film festivals and promote co-production in our region, enabling new development opportunities to our filmmakers and their projects," said MEETS director Arianne Benedetti.

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The selected project will be announced during the 29th Guadalajara Film Festival, which takes place on Mar. 21-30.

The projects eligible for MEETS are fiction, documentary, and animated feature-length projects in late stages of development and at least 30 percent of financing already secured. A total of five Panamanian projects and seven Latin American ones will be selected.

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