Rough Cut Screenings

DocsBarcelona holds the Rough Cut Screenings

3 documentaries at a rough cut stage will be presented privately to a selected group of producers, directors, consultants, sales agents and distributors. The goal is to generate creative and constructive discussions that will favour the projects’ entry into the international market.

The sessions will be two hours long and will be moderated by Tue Steen Müller, DocsBarcelona Festival Head of Programming and International Documentary Consultant.



Tuesday May 23rd from 4.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m and Wednesday May 24th from 9.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m at CCCB.

These are the projects selected for the Rough Cut Screenings:

Cachada “The Chance”

Director: Marlén Viñayo

Producers: Marlén Viñayo, André Guttfreund, Ingrid Stalling

La Jaula Abierta, Ideas+Medios, Estudios Churubusco

El Salvador, Mexico


Cuban Dancer

Director: Roberto Salinas

Producer: Natasha Deganello Giraudie

Choreographer: Laura Domingo

5e6, Micro documentaries

Italy, USA



Director: Sebastian Saam

Producer: Stefan Gieren

Editor: Regina Baertschi

Fiction 2.0, Story Bay

Germany, Chile

The confirmed panel of experts: 

  • Inti Cordera, DocsMX (Mexico)
  • Chris Hastings, PBS – World Channel (WGBH) (USA)
  • Daniel Jariod, DocsBarcelona Programmer (Spain)
  • Hanka Kastelicová, HBO Europe (Hungary)
  • Esther van Messel, First Hand Films (Switzerland)
  • Joan Salvat, TVC (Spain)
  • Rada Sesic, Sarajevo Film Festival & Docu Rough Cut Boutique. Filmmaker, festival programmer and film lecturer.  (Bosnia and Herzegovina / The Netherlands)
  • Debra Zimmerman, Women Make Movies (USA)

 If your project is selected, the cost to participate at the Rough Cut Screenings is:

FEE (21% VAT included*)
*The fee is for project, the maximum number of people allowed for project is 3.

The fee includes:

Rough Cut Screenings | Edition 2017, Industry, Rough Cut Screenings