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V Co-production Laboratory
Latin America and Europe

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ESTELAB is a laboratory that seeks to generate a space for work, training and development of film projects from Latin America and Europe, with potential for international co-production whether for financial, technical or creative reasons.

The fifth edition of ESTELAB will be given in a mixed way (online and in person) and  will offer  training and consulting spaces for film projects of  Latin America and Europe, with special interest in Colombia and Peru. The objective of the laboratory is to prepare and develop film projects in the development phase to enhance their possibilities of having international co-producers, presenting themselves in international markets and applying to  various funds. 

Sessions given by professionals from the international film industry covering topics related to the portfolio proposal, international law applied to cinema, pitching, etc. Exclusive for selected projects.

Synchronous online sessions

Each selected project will have the opportunity to access  a review session on specific aspects of their project in private meetings with the laboratory advisors.

Synchronous online sessions

Public sessions regarding issues related to co-production, successful experiences, exhibition of funds, international laboratories and other opportunities for strengthening, open to all interested parties (not just selected ones), prior registration.

ESTE LAB, an initiative of AL ESTE Film Festival, emerged in 2017 as a seminar dedicated to film professionals and people willing to get closer to international film production experiences mostly in Central and Eastern European countries. 

In 2019 this initiative was reformulated to generate a space for training and strengthening projects in development fase in Latin America, Peru and Europe.

The laboratory has had the presence of national and international professionals with outstanding careers.

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