Latin Pitch

DocsBarcelona wants to be a financing and promotion platform for Latin American documentary projects

In this edition DocsBarcelona presents the Latin Pitch.

The Latin Pitch will consist in the presentation of 4 projects from Latin America in front a selection of financers, especially interested in projects from these countries, and DocsBarcelona accredited professionals.

Imatge Latin Pitch



Friday 29th of May from 4.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m at CCCB (C/Montalegre, 5, 08001, Barcelona).

This activity will be in English language.

*Seats are limited.

Ruben Figuerola

Director: Barbara Beltramello

Poltrona Filmes



Tales of Penthouse

Director: Juanjo Cid

Producers: Guillermo Zouain, Wendy Muñiz & Eli Dalmau

Viewfinder & Ostia Films

Dominican Republic & Spain


TATAP. Contra viento y marea

Director: Sebastian Saam

Producer: Stefan Gieren & Enrique Francisco

Storybay & Cinergia

Germany & Chile


When the Guns Go Silent

Director & Producer: Natalia Orozco

Producers: Christine Camdessus & Serge Gordey

Pulso Mundo & RCN TV & Alegría & Arte France

Colombia & France


  • Nicole Tsien from POV (USA)
  • Jose Rodriguez from Tribeca Film Institute (USA)
  • Bruni Burres from Sundance Documentary Program (USA)
  • Luke Moody from BritDoc Foundation (UK)
  • Jess Gormley from The Guardian (UK)
  • Karen Michael from Arte France (France)
  • Maëlle Guenegues from CAT&Docs (France)
  • Patrizia Mancini from WIDE House (France)
  • Manuela Buono from Slingshot Films (Italy)
  • Isabel Arrate from IDFA Bertha Fund (The Netherlands)
  • Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri from SWR (Germany)
  • Diana Karklin from Rise and Shine (Germany)
  • Jenny Westergard from YLE (Finland)
  • Magdalena Borowska from Telewizja Polska  TVP1 (Poland)
  • Olivia Renault from GloboNews (Brazil)
  • Sebastián Pelayo from Sistema Público de Radiodifusión Mexicano (Mexico)
  • Gloria Luz Arenas from Caracol Televisión (Colombia)
  • Germán Berger from TVN Televisión Nacional de Chile (Chile)
  • Joan Salvat from TV3 (Spain)


The cost to participate at Latin Pitch is:

FEE (21% VAT excluded) FEE (21% VAT**)
240€ 290,40€
*The fee is for project, the maximum number of people allowed for project is 2.
** Non Spanish European companies or professionals with an intra-community VAT number registered at VIES (Vat Information Exchange System) are not subject to pay 21% VAT..

The fee includes:

  • Participation at Latin Pitch.
  • Access as a viewer at the Interactive Pitch.
  • Access to InterDocsBarcelona conference
  • Access to Opening and Closing ceremonies (RSVP needed).
  • Access to the Festival screenings.
  • Access to Master Classes and industry conferences.
  • Access to “Sebald Variations” exhibition at CCCB
*It doesn’t include the previous workshop

WAWWAW Marketing Award

WAW offers to a DocsBarcelona Latin Pitch project, sessions of counseling to analyze and study the marketing needs of the project. As a result, the final document (marketing plan) will be given to the producer / director of the project.

The award includes:

– 3 hours conference about the outstanding points of a marketing plan (for all Latin Pitch selected Projects) on Wednesday, May 27th from 10.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m

– 6 hours of counseling sessions, working with the producer / director of the winner project

– 10 hours of research, analysis and preparation of documents from the members of Working At Weekend.

*The award will be valid during one year


The winner project from the WAW Marketing Award has been “Tales of Penthouse” from Juanjo Cid and Eli Dalmau.

Latin Pitch | Edition 2015, Latin Pitch