IBAIA and Europa Creativa Desk MEDIA Euskadi will once again collaborate within the framework of the Lau Haizetara Forum

Once again this year, following the success of previous editions, IBAIA (Association of Independent Audio-Visual Producers of the Basque Country) and Europa Creativa Desk MEDIA Euskadi will collaborate by together organising a conference in the Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum, which will hold its thirteenth edition from 26th to 28th September 2017. (more…)

Quality and diversity are notable in the selection of projects in the forthcoming 13th edition of the Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum

The large number of projects received and their diversity show the strength of this forum, which reaches its thirteenth edition this year. After the committee’s evaluation, 12 projects have been chosen to participate in the forthcoming edition on the 26th, 27th and 28th September 2017, within the framework of the 65th San Sebastian Film Festival.  (more…)

Open call for the XIII Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-production Forum

If you are interested in the documentary genre, have a project in the development phase and are looking for financing and/or possible partners, here is the ideal space to make it known. A meeting point for professionals of the sector linked to the documentary genre. This forum, which will be held within the framework of the San Sebastian Film Festival between 26th and 28th September 2017, will occur in three phases, with the aim of optimising the quality, presentation and financing of the project:

The Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum has successfully celebrated its 12th edition

The 12th Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum, which took place yesterday, Thursday 22 September 2016, within the framework of the 64th San Sebastian International Film Festival, was well received by the public. Twelve European projects, which included subjects such as immigration, sex, war stories, culture or overcoming problems and sacrifice in life, were presented. One of them, “Probation” produced by Giros (Brazil), comes from the FIPA (International Festival of Audiovisual Programmes of Biarritz) a result of the agreement that IBAIA and the San Sebastián Festival maintain with each other and…

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…)

Consultancy for documentary projects within the framework of the “Lau Haizetara” Co-Production Forum

As a result of the collaboration between IBAIA / Asociación de Productoras Audiovisuales Independientes del País Vasco (Association of Independent Audiovisual Production Companies of the Basque Country) and Europa Creativa Desk MEDIA Euskadi, 4 documentary projects will be chosen to receive an individualised consultancy for their projects with the Danish consultant Ove Rishoj Jensen. As a complementary service to the holding of the “Lau Haizetara” Co-Production Forum itself and the preparation workshops and the Seminar on documentary distribution strategies which will be held over the 20th,  21st and 22nd September in San Sebastián within the framework of the…

TREELINE DISTRIBUTION once again backs the Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum, granting, from among the chosen projects, a Distribution and Festival Consultancy Award

The Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum and the Treeline Distribution strengthen their successful collaboration for another year. They will grant, for the fourth time, the Distribution and Festival Consultancy Award, consisting of 2 consultancy sessions on the project. A first consultancy session during the documentary development stage, and a second session once the documentary is finished. (more…)