Latin Pitch DocsBarcelona 2017

Latin Pitch: a financing and promotion platform for Latin American documentary projects

The Latin Pitch consists in the presentation of 6 projects from Latin America in front a selection of financers, especially interested in projects from these countries, and DocsBarcelona accredited professionals. After the Latin Pitch, one-on-one meetings are held between projects and financers based on the financers’ requests.

Only projects from the following Latin American countries can submit: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Equator, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Venezuela and Chile.

To apply for the Latin Pitch, the project must have a minimum of a 60% of Latin American production and the director must have Latin-American nationality.


Thursday, May 25th from 4.00 p.m to 6.30 p.m  at CCCB.
The one-on-one meetings will take place on Friday, May 26th from 10.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m.

All the pitch presentations will be in English.

5 out of 6 documentary projects will be selected from the Open Call. The one project remaining will be chosen in collaboration with the documentary festival in Latin America: DocsBarcelona Medellín (Colombia).

The Magic of a Great Project & Pitch Workshop will take place as training for the Latin Pitch

Latin Pitch participants will attend a training workshop to fine tune their projects and pitching skills so to have the best opportunity for a successful meeting with broadcasters and funders, and improve the chances of financing their documentary. The workshop will be led by the two international tutors Mikael Opstrup from EDN, European Documentary Network and Catherin Olsen, International Documentary Consultant.

If your project is selected, the cost to participate at Latin Pitch is:

FEE (21% VAT included*)
*The fee is per project, the maximum number of people allowed per project is 2.

The fee includes:

  • Participation at the Latin Pitch.
  • One-on-one meetings with the panel of financers attending.
  • Participation at The Magic of a Great Project & Pitch Workshop.
  • Access as a viewer at the Interactive Pitch.
  • Access to Opening and Closing ceremonies (RSVP needed).
  • Access to the Festival screenings.
  • Access to Master Classes and industry conferences.
  • Industry Guide including all contacts from the festival participants.
  • Free entry to “Photobook Phenomenon” exhibition at the CCCB.

DocsMX Award

DocsMX will select a project from the Latin Pitch to participate in its upcoming edition from October 12th to 21st 2017. The award includes the invitation to participate at the DocsLab | DocsMX 2017, including 2 accreditations for the team and accommodation for 5 nights. DocsMx_Logo_20161

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