Latin Pitch

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.


Directors: Constanza Erenchun, Yassin Velásquez

Producers: Giancarlo Nasi

Don Quijote Films



Celluloid Nymphs

Directors: Tabatta Salinas, Andrea Gautier

Producers: Julio Fernandez Talamantes, Manuel Díaz Pereda

Perro Rojo / Smiz and Pixel

Mexico, Spain


Cristian and Yimarly: Rebel Love

Director: Alejandro Bernal Rueda

Producer: Jaime Escallón Buraglia

Lulo Films



New Old Man

Director: Martín Balbuena Herbozo,

Producer: Nuria Frígola

In audiovisuales



Stories from the Frontline

Director: Renato Martins

Producer: Renato Martins

Jacqueline Filmes



The Voice of God

Director: Miguel Ramos

Producers: Paulo Serpa, Nicholas Bernstein

Corisco Filmes




  • Montse Armengou, TV3 (Spain)
  • Kazz Basma, Sideways Film (UK)
  • Lorenzo Benítez, 3BoxMedia (Spain)
  • Kathryn Bonnici, Java Films (France)
  • Pablo Briseño Galván, Feelsales (Spain)
  • Sabine Bubeck-Paaz, ZDF (Germany)
  • Gerard Cassadó, Filmin (Spain)
  • Camila Florez, Cine Colombia (Colombia)
  • Anna Godas, Dogwoof (UK)
  • Aleksandar Govedarica, Syndicado (USA)
  • Teresa Gaspar, Canal 22 (Mexico)
  • Katrin Fürnkranz, Autlook Filmsales (Austria)
  • Yoshihiko Ichiya, NHK World – Documentary (Japan)
  • Diana Karklin, Rise and Shine Films (Germany)
  • Kelsey Koenig, Impact Partners (USA)
  • Floor Koomen, EO/IKON (Netherlands)
  • Antonio Laforgia, Berta Film (Italy)
  • Catherine LeClef, CAT&Docs (France)
  • Adriana López, RTVC Señal Colombia (Colombia)
  • Pamela Martinez, Limonero Films (UK)
  • Cristina Merino, Movistar+ (Spain)
  • Sebastián Pelayo, SPR (Mexico)
  • Claudia Rodriguez, Preciosa Media (Colombia)
  • Lars  Säfström, SVT (Sweden)
  • Shanida Scotland, The Guardian (UK)
  • Juan Solera, Sideways Film (UK)
  • Jenny Westergard, YLE (Finland)


Thursday, May 24th at CCCB.
The one-on-one meetings will take place on Friday, May 25th.

All the pitch presentations will be in English.

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. .

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 Public Pitch and the Interactive Pitch.
  • Access to Master Classes, industry conferences and round tables.
  • Access to Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Festival(RSVP needed).
  • Access to the Festival screenings: one ticket per film.
  • Access to the networking activities.
  • Industry Guide including all contacts from the festival participants.

DocsMX Award

DocsMX will select a project from the Latin Pitch to participate in the 13th edition from October 11th to 20th, 2018, in the framework of Platform iB-DocsLab workshop.
The award includes 2 accreditations for the team and accommodation for 5 nights.

The winner project from the DocsMX award has been “The Voice of God” from Miguel Ramos (Brasil).

Latin Pitch | Edition 2018, Industry, Latin Pitch