Open Call for Ukrainian producers to participate in the San Sebastian Film Festival (Spain)

The Ukrainian Institute, in partnership with the Cannes Film Market program Producers Network | Marché du Film, created an opportunity for Ukrainian producers to participate in the industry section of the International Film Festival in San Sebastian, which was held from 22 to 30 September in Spain. Based on the selection results, five participants will be able to attend the Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum and Work in Progress activities.

They will also have the opportunity to establish warm contacts with leading film industry experts and arrange an individual meeting with potential partners. In addition, there will be a meeting with the producers presented in the “Meet Them” programme. 

The organizers will provide 4 nights of accommodation for all participants from September 24th to 28th, as well as airport transfers to and from the hotel. 

To participate, producers need to fill out the form, a sample of which is available at the link, in Ukrainian, and send it to the email [email protected]. Applications are accepted until July 26th, 23:59. You can find the participant requirements at the following link. Preference will be given to producers with a legitimate motivation to participate in the film forum and projects in development aimed at entering Spanish-speaking markets.

Festival Internacional de Cine de Donostia-San Sebastián is one of the most significant cultural events in Europe and the leading film forum of the Spanish-speaking world with a powerful industrial program that, in addition to the European one, covers the Latin American film market. 

*Ukrainian Institute will assist in obtaining documents for short-term travel of participants abroad to participate in the programme, but does not guarantee obtaining such permission.