Open Call, Blood Window LAB & BW Screenings 2020


Blood Window program @ Ventana Sur2020, coming up on 11/30 – 12/04 . Due to the COVID-19 situation we are going to perform a hybrid edition with public and online events. This edition encourages and allows us to connect worldwide to promote Iberoamerican genre features to those who cannot assist in a physical way. 

We are looking for projects whose genre proposal is framed within the horror, fantasy or science fiction cinema, as well as projects that combine these genres with others such as suspense, action cinema, police, black comedy or variants of each other. The program has two types of registrations:

Blood Window LAB (Pitching of projects in development): Consulting Sessions with representatives of the Industry and specialists in fantasy genre films. During the sessions, the authors will have the opportunity to pitch the project to a jury of specialists and a select audience made up of industry professionals. The projects participate in training awards like workshops and international industry events.

Registration deadline: September 11

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BW Screenings: Exclusive screenings in Work in Progress and finished that seek to have their market premiere available for Film Industry Professionals. This section is curated by José Luis Rebordinos – San Sebastián IFF General Director. The films participate for prizes in post-production services.

Registration form

Registration deadline: September 28

Blood Window Program at Ventana Sur

Blood Window specializes in fantasy genre cinema and includes a wide variety of activities such as film screenings, networking events and pitch sessions for projects that are seeking funding.

The main objective is to promote Iberoamerican talented filmmakers in the international film festivals and markets, exploring their potential with the support of professionals specialized in the horror and fantasy genre. 

Blood Window brings together the novelties of genre cinema in Latin America, a sector that has been growing annually in markets around the world and allows through its initiatives to forge strategic alliances both at the regional level and between Asia, Europe and Latin America. We ask you to spread our call on your website and social networks.

Blood Window: Sangre Latina  

Get to know some of our Iberoamerican genre talents that were part of Blood Window previous editions. 

ATERRADOS/ TERRIFIED (2017) / Dir. Demian Rugna / ARGENTINA. Fantasia Audience Award (2018), .Official Selection – Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia  MUERE MONSTRUO MUERE / MURDER ME MONSTER (2018)/ Dir. Alejandro Fadel / ARGENTINA Official Selection – Un certain regard – Festival de Cannes (2018).Official Selection – Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (2018). AS BOAS MANEIRAS / THE GOOD MANNERS (2017) /Dir. Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra / BRAZIL Special Jury Prize – Locarno International Film Festival (2017)Special Mention, Jury Special Mention – Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema (2017)Special Mention – Fantastic Fest Austin, USA (2017) LOS PARECIDOS / THE SIMILARS(2015) / Dir. Isaac Ezban / MEXICO Official Selection – Fantastic Fest Austin, USA (2017) DOGMAN(2018) Dir. Tamae Garateguy (Argentina). Creative excellence award Macao, Industry Hub. SANGRE VURDALAK (2020)” Dir. Santiago Fernández Calvete (Argentina). NAFF/BIFAN Mocha chai award (2019).

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