Chile descends on the Marché du Film

    Chile will have something of an unprecedented participation at the 73rd Cannes Film Festival’s Marché du Film. Running from 6 – 15 July, 2021, the Chilean audiovisual sector will be represented by more than 60 delegates, in various industry sections including a strong Cannes Docs showing.

    Five producers will be part of the 18th Producers Network Spotlight, a network that each year hosts more than 500 industry professionals. Chilean producers include Alejandra García (Wood producciones); Giancarlo Nasi (Quijote Films); Gabriela Sandoval (Storyboard Media/SANFIC INDUSTRIA); Dominga Sotomayor (Cinestación); and Alejandro Ugarte (Infractor Films).

    Cannes Docs – Marché du Film will host a Docs in Progress Showcase Chile, making its host Chiledoc one of the eight international partners with a sample of works in the editing stage. The Docs in Progress Showcase Chile will feature four projects:

    Of course, outside of documentary, Chile will also be well represented at the likes of Animation Days with five projects. In addition, Chile also has three official selections:

    • The year of the everlasting storm (dir. Dominga Sotomayor)- World Premiere Special Screenings
    • Alien Island (dir. Cristóbal Valenzuela, prod. by Diego Breit, Sarah Pennacchi) – Blood Window Showcase
    • Fever (dir. Elisa Eliash, prod. Clara Taricco) – Fantastic 7

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