Los Cabos International Film Festival is pleased to present the projects selected to take part in the 2019 Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund (GFFF), an initiative that aims to foster the emergence of new talents in the film industry, and to support cinema and episodic contents initiatives in Mexico, the United States, Canada and Latin America. 

During the days of the GFFF, the creators and producers of the participating projects will have the opportunity to present their entries to sales agents, distributors, producers, festival programmers and financiers. Furthermore, they will compete to win over 6 million pesos in prizes (306,000 USD), both in cash and in kind.

Selected projects 2019 
 

Films in development
 

  1. Ana no quiere que la vean bailar (Ana Doesn't Want to Be Seen Dancing) (Mexico). Director. Gabriel Herrera Torres, Producers: Joaquín del Paso, Fernanda de la Peza.

  2. Forsaken  (United States, Mexico). Director: Martha Stephens, Producers: Kristin Mann, Mynette Louie, Laura Smith.

  3. Lhasa | Canada. Director: Sophie Leblond, Producers: Audrey-Ann Dupuis-Pierre, Sylvain Corbeil, Nancy Grant.

  4. Lola sí, Lola no  (Canada). Director: Jonathan Beaulieu-Cyr, Producer: Fanny Forest.

  5. Pornomelancolía (Pornomelancholia) (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico). Director: Manuel Abramovich, Producers: Gema Juárez Allen, Martha Orozco, Rachel Daisy Ellis, David Hurst.

  6. Preciosísima sangre (Precious Blood) (Mexico). Director: Andrés Kaiser, Producer: Nicole Maynard Pinto.

  7. Temporada de huracanes (Hurricane Season) (Mexico). Director Elisa Miller, Producers: Rodrigo Sebastián González, Rafael Ley, María José Córdova. 

  8. Todos los incendios (All the Fires) (Mexico). Director: Mauricio Calderón Rico, Producer: Daniel Loustaunau.

  9. Una jauría que se llama Ernesto (A Wolfpack Called Ernesto) (Mexico). Director: Everardo González, Producers: Roberto Garza, Inna Payán. 

  10. Wiring Utopia (United States, Chile). In collaboration with Tribeca Film Institute. Director: David Barker, Producers: Jay Van Hoy, Deepak Rauniyar. 

 

 

Episodic contents in development
 

  1. Aventurología (Adventureology) (Mexico). Director: Ricardo Castro, Producer: Jonathan Davis.

  2. Celluloid Dreams (United States). In collaboration with Independent Filmmaker Project. Director: Ilinca Călugăreanu, Producers: Mara Adina, Ilinca Călugăreanu.

  3. Masa madre (Mother Dough) (Argentina). Director: Mercedes Córdova, Producer: Valeria Forster.

  4. Mi interior es una de las cosas más hermosas y extrañas del mundo (My Insides Are the Strangest and Most Beautiful Thing in the World) (Mexico). Director: Nicolasa Ruiz, Producer: Paulina Valencia.

  5. Vertientes del Paraná (Argentina). Director: Florencia Álvarez, Producers: Georgina Baisch, Cecilia Salim.

 
 

Work In Progress
 

  1. Blanco de verano (Summer White)  (Mexico). Director: Rodrigo Ruiz Patterson, Producer: Alejandro Cortés Rubiales.

  2. Cosas que no hacemos (Things We Dare Not Do)  (Mexico). Director: Bruno Santamaría Razo, Producer: Abril López Carrillo.

  3. Dioses de México (Gods of Mexico) (Mexico, United States). Director: Helmut Dosantos, Producers: Helmut Dosantos, Mariana Monroy, Marta Núñez. 

  4. Flora y Fauna (Flora and Fauna) (Mexico, Canada). Director: Nicolás Pereda, Producers: Catalina Pereda, Pedro Antonio García, Nicolás Pereda.

  5. Nudo mixteco (Mexico). Director: Ángeles Cruz, Producers: Lucía Carreras, Lola Ovando.

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