HUELVA, Spain — The fifth Ibero-American Co-Production Forum, a three-day minimart to create co-productions between Latin America and Spain, will run Nov. 14-16.
Some 34 feature projects were selected from 97 entries. The countries most represented are Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Chile and Brazil.
Nearly 50 production companies have already confirmed their attendance this year, including a first for Panama.
Of the 159 projects presented at the Forum in the past four years, 30 have been released, two are ready for release, 10 are in post and seven are in production.
The San Sebastian Film Festival presented a pair of the Forum’s successful collaborations, “Sumas y restas” (Official Section) and “El atraco” (Latin Horizons Section), at this year’s edition.
The Forum is organized by Spain’s powerful producers’ trade lobby Fapae, the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), the Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA) and the Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva.