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.

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.



Friday, May 27th from 3.30 p.m to 6.15 p.m  at CCCB.

All the pitch presentations will be in English.

After Guantanamo

Director: Guillermo Rocamora

Producer: Santiago López

Oriental Features



Away from meaning

Director: Olivia Luengas Magaña

Producer: Odín Acosta Ascencio




Mirrors for Gold

Directors and Producers: Carlos Pérez Osorio, Enrique R. Bencomo




Story of my name

Director: Karin Cuyul

Producers: Dominga Sotomayor, Joséphine Schroeder




The net caster

Director: Jonathan Ceballos

Producer: Pablo Navarro



Unheard voices Brazil           

Director: Renata Maria Coimbra

Producer: Juliano Lueders

Futuro Coletivo, T’ai


  • Renaud Allilaire, France Télévisions, France 4, (France)
  • Axel Arnö, SVT (Sweden)
  • Kazz Basma, Sideways Film (UK)
  • Lorenzo Benítez, 3BoxMedia (Spain)
  • Kathryn Bonnici, JAVA Films (France)
  • Anais Clanet, WIDE House (France)
  • Jess Gormley, The Guardian (UK)
  • Maëlle Guenegues, CAT&Docs (France)
  • Astrid Guger, Autlook Filmsales (Austria)
  • Diana Karklin, Rise&Shine (Germany)
  • Karen Michael, ARTE France (France)
  • Luke Moody, BRITDOC Foundation (UK)
  • Juan David Orozco, DocsBarcelona Medellín (Colombia)
  • Michela Pascolo, Slingshot Films (Italy)
  • Sebastián Pelayo, SPR (Mexico)
  • Valentina Ripamonti and Antonia Valenzuela, SurDocsBarcelona (Chile)
  • Jose Rodriguez, Tribeca Film Institute (USA)
  • Claudia Rodriguez Valencia, Preciosa Media (Colombia)
  • Joan Salvat, TVC (Spain)
  • Irena Taskovski, Taskovski Films (UK)
  • Nicole Tsien, PBS, POV (USA)
  • Jenny Westergård, YLE (Finland)
  • Nathalie Windhorst, VPRO (The Netherlands)

3 out of the 6 documentary projects have been selected from the call for entries and the remaining 3 have been selected from the diferent partnerships with the documentary film festivals of Latin America DocsDF (Mexico), DocsBarcelona+Medellín (Colombia) and SurDocs (Chile).

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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 excluded) FEE (21% VAT**)
265€ 320,65€
*The fee is per project, the maximum number of people allowed per 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:

Best Latin Pitch Award

After the presentations of the Latin Pitch projects, the panel members vote the best pitch. The winning project gets two free professional accreditations for the next edition of DocsBarcelona.

The winner project from the Best Latin Pitch award has been “Away from meaning” from Olivia Luengas and Odín Acosta.

Latin Pitch | Edition 2016, Latin Pitch