The Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) is pleased to announce the first annual DocuLab.1 Los Angeles at the 2014 FICG in LA.
FICG in LA and DocuLab.1 Los Angeles invite Latino and Latin American emerging filmmakers living in the United States or Canada; as well as U.S. and Canadian filmmakers who are working on a documentary with Latino or Latin American content to apply for DocuLab.1 Los Angeles to be held on September 4 and 5, 2014 during the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles, FICG in LA.
DocuLab.1 Los Angeles’ mission is to support the development of non-fiction cinema and to organize debates and analysis of selected projects by documentary experts, scholars and industry professionals. DocuLab.1 Los Angeles will select 10 documentary filmmakers who meet the above criteria with projects currently in post-production. Three of these projects seeking post-production funds will be chosen to screen for the jury and film industry professionals at FICG in LA. DocuLab.1 Los Angeles is working to garner specific support for post-production. The awards will be announced in the coming weeks.
The winning project will automatically qualify to be considered for DocuLab.7 Guadalajara or for the Ibero-American Documentary Competition of the next edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG30) – March 6 - 15, 2015.
To participate, you must register online by creating an online profile, complete an application form and upload all the required documents and materials that reflect the experience and creative capacity of the applicant. The Selection Committee, composed of recognized experts in the field, will evaluate submissions.
The results of the selection will be publicly announced on August 19 at a press conference, and on the festival website www.ficginla.com
The application deadline is on July 21, 2014.