The San Sebastián Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum can now confirm the participation of outstanding Commissioning Editors for its forthcoming edition

A month before the 15th edition of the San Sebastián Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum gets under way, we are already beginning to discover the details of an event which, year after year, welcomes more professionals from the cinema industry linked to the documentary genre. ARTE France (France), ETB (Spain), Movistar+ (Spain), RTBF (Belgium), TV3 (Spain) and YLE (Finland) are some of the names already confirmed as taking part in the panel for this edition. A panel which will be made up of representatives of television companies, platforms, sales agents and…

TREELINE DISTRIBUTION will once again award a distribution and festival consultancy prize to one of the selected projects in the San Sebastian Lau Haizetara Documentary Forum

The  San Sebastian Lau Haizetara Documentary Forum and Treeline Distribution have renewed the agreement which they signed in 2013 with the aim of continuing to boost and strengthen the documentary industry. For the seventh consecutive year, the distributor will grant the Distribution and Festival Consultancy Prize, consisting of 2  advisory sessions for the project: a first consultancy session during the documentary development stage, and a second one once the documentary is finished.

The Lau Haizetara Forum of San Sebastián maintains its collaboration agreements with FIPADOC of Biarritz and DocsBarcelona

The continuation of these alliances will boost the presence of projects in two different complementary and specialised markets for the documentary genre, and thus promote the completion of the development and financing. The different institutions agree to continue collaborating and carrying out joint actions to promote co-productions and strengthen the documentary industry.   (more…)


This year, for the first time, this alliance will permit one of the documentary projects selected in NOKA Mentoring, the mentoring programme devoted to Basque women filmmakers, to be presented in the pitching session of the Lau Haizetara Forum, which will be held in September within the framework of the San Sebastian Film Festival, thus promoting the visibility of Basque women filmmakers. (more…)

(Español) Consultoría para proyectos de carácter documental desarrollados por empresas vascas

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish and Basque. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in this site default language. You may click one of the links to switch the site language to another available language. Hasta un máximo de 8 proyectos podrán ser seleccionados para participar en estas jornadas que se celebrarán en Tabakalera durante los días 11, 12 y 13 de Marzo.

Projects from ten different countries selected for the fourteenth edition of the Lau Haizetara Forum

Lau Haizetara, the Documentary Co-production Forum, announces the projects selected for its fourteenth edition, which will be held between the 25th and 27th September, within the framework of the San Sebastian Film Festival. Chosen from among a total of almost 90 inscriptions, four of the 14 selected projects are Basque, while the remaining ten come from Argentina, Italy, Norway, Mexico, Cuba, Germany, Armenia, Canada, Dominican Republic and Indonesia. (more…)