GABRIEL FIGUEROA FILM FUND 2018 SELECTED PROJECTS

GABRIEL FIGUEROA FILM FUND KEEPS PROMOTING FILM AND TELEVISION:
THESE ARE THE 21 PROJECTS SELECTED TO COMPETE FOR THE VARIOUS AWARDS WHICH
TOTALS $5,821,000 MXN PESOS
Los Cabos International Film Festival has established itself as a proud ally for dozens of film and TV projects that have participated in the GabrielFigueroa Film Fund (GFFF) over the years. The GFFF boosts projects in development and postproduction stages, and is a showcase to promote co-productions, distribution and exhibition; therefore, it constitutes a solid option to impulse the Mexican and North American film industry.
We are pleased to announce the 21 selected titles that will participate in a bid to receive funding through the following three categories:Gabriel Figueroa Film Fund – Film in Development, Film in Post Production (Work in Progress) and TV Series in Development.
These 21 titles were picked out of 535 competing projects that applied for the different categories of this one-of–a-kind Fund, which promotes the creation and completion of new film and TV projects produced or co produced by Mexico, USA, Canada and Latin America.
In addition to competing for the nine prizes comprised in the three aforementioned categories, the selected groups will be able to participate in worthwhile meetings with outstanding professionals from the international film industry, in the space provided by the GFFF Meetings.

GFFF- Film In Development:

México
Los algodones
Dir. Santiago Fábregas / Prod. Gabriel Stavenhagen  
México
El estado del imperio
Dir. Amat Escalante / Prod. Nicolás Celis, Fernanda de la Peza  
México
El hoyo en la cerca
Dir. Joaquín del Paso / Prod. Fernanda de la Peza  
México – Selected in collaboration with MICA
Neza
Dir. Julio Hernández Cordón / Prod. Rafael Ley, Rodrigo  S. González, María José Córdova  
México
Ona sur
Dir. Begoña Colomar / Prod. Joseph Mastantuono
México-Estados Unidos
Sangría
Dir. Pablo Agüero / Prod. Julia Cherrier, Thierry Lounas  
México-Francia
Viaje al país de los tarahumaras
Dir. Federico Cecchetti / Prod. Edher Campos
México-Francia-Canadá
United States and Canada
The Gymnast
Dir. Charlotte Glynn / Prod. Michael Harrop, Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Estados Unidos – Selected in collaboration with the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP)
In cold light
Dir. Maxime Giroux / Prod. Mike MacMillan, Yanick Letorneau  
Canadá
Leche
Dir. Gabriella Moses / Prod. Martisse Hill, Julius Pryor, Shruti Ganguly
Estado Unidos-Ecuador – Selected in collaboration with Tribeca FilmInstitute
Saint Cabron  
Dir. Bruce Labruce / Prod. Nicolas Comeau
Canadá-Alemania

GFFF – Work In Progress:

Chèche Lavi
Dir. Samuel Elison / Prod. Kyle Martin, Abraham Avila, Kim Parker, Rachel Cantave, Nora Mendis  
México-Estados Unidos
El deseo de Ana  
Dir. Emilio Santoyo / Prod. Araceli Velázquez Silva, Valeria Ariñez Sanjines
México
Días de invierno
Dir. Jaiziel Hernández Máynez / Prod. Raymundo Hernández Vásquez, Daniel Cabello, Edgar Nito
México
Mano de obra
Dir. David Zonana / Prod. Michel Franco, Darío Yazbek Bernal  
México
Ya no estoy aquí  
Dir. Fernando Frías / Prod. Alberto Muffelmann  
México

GFFF – TV Series In Development:

Los abogados del diablo  
Prod. Daniela Alatorre, Elena Fortes
México
Los ángeles de la muerte
Dir. Miguel Cohan / Prod. Hernán Musaluppi
Argentina
El idealista
Dir. Santiago Mohar / Prod. Juan Simons
México
Mario
Dir. Bernardo de la Rosa / Prod. Fernanda Gabenara, Alberto Muffelmann
México
Versus
Dir. Raúl Cuesta / Prod. Gabriela Gavica
México