Zinemira will present more Basque productions than ever

It is the Section dedicated to Basque film organised by the San Sebastian International Film Festival, the Basque Government Department of Culture and the Filmoteca Vasca; with the sponsorship of Irizar and EITB; and the collaboration of EPE/AVE and IBAIA. Seventeen productions will compose the overview of Basque cinema, eight of which will compete for the Irizar Basque Film Award. The actor and filmmaker Ramón Barea will receive this year’s Zinemira Award, given by the San Sebastian International Film Festival and the EPE/APV and IBAIA producers’ associations to the…

Lau Haizetara announces the now finalised new projects which will form part of their 2016 catalogue

Five European documentary projects in the development and/or production phase that participated in previous editions of the Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum have been green lighted this year. From the Forum’s beginnings, more than 25 projects, thanks to the boost received from this forum, have managed to successfully reach finalisation and enjoy a long trajectory. (more…)

The 12 projects which will be presented in the forthcoming edition of the Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum have been selected

From 20 to 22 September, and with the San Sebastian Festival as a background, twelve European projects will be presented before a panel of Commissioning Editors which is beginning to receive the earliest confirmations. The projects deal with important immigration, sex, war, general culture or spirit of improvement and sacrifice topics. (more…)