DOCSBARCELONA - International Documentary Film Festival

Rough Cut Screenings

DocsBarcelona holds the Rough Cut Screenings: a space conceived for a limited number of filmmakers to present their projects at rough cut stage to a selected group of experts who will carry out an assessment and act as consultants.

Three documentaries will be presented privately to a selection of producers, directors, consultors, sales agents and distributors. The goal is to generate creative and constructive discussions that will favour the projects' entry into the international market.

Projects selected for 2014 Rough Cut Screenings:

My enemy, my partner
Zygote Films - Israel

On the shore
Yeti Video - Spain

Pompilia Films - Colombia

Rough Cut Panel 2014:

Jordi Ambròs - TVC (Televisió de Catalunya)
Commissioning editor in Televisió de Catalunya – TVC (Spain)

Televisió de Catalunya is the public Catalan broadcaster and depends on the Catalan Autonomous Government. TVC has historically been the most watched TV by Catalunya’s citizens. TVC is the major producer of television content and it operates 4 channels. These are some of the programs which show documentaries: “El Documental”, creative proposals with social undertones; “60 minuts”, current affairs and politics; “Sense Ficció”, a window to the best genre documentaries; “Sala 33”, a selection of Catalan production long-length films with theatrical path (fiction and documentaries) and other documentary programs, focused on arts and culture, nature and environment, science, travel or history.


Marta Andreu – Independent producer (Spain)

Coordinator of the Master in Documentary Creation at the Pompeu Fabra University. She produces documentaries  such as “Cuchillo de palo” by Renate Costa or "La terra habitada" by Anna Sanmartí at Playtime Studio. She teaches writing workshops and documentary seminars in Uruguay (DocMontevideo), Colombia (Proimágenes, University of Cali, Medellin), Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Egypt and Tunisia (Mena Program), Portugal (DocsLisboa) Spain ...
Visions du Réel consultant (Nyon) for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American films, member of the Standing WCF jury of the Berlinale.

Xavi Garcia Puerto –Director of Festival REC (Tarragona) and Film Programmer at Tallinn Black Nights IFF (Spain)

Graduate in History (URV) and Audiovisual Communication (UPF). He has worked in historical research, as a documentary scriptwriter and university professor. Cinema and video commissioner, he has organized expositions and programs in Brazil, Israel, Russia, US or China and collaborated with institutions such as KunstWerke (Berlin), Caixaforum, Instituto Cervantes or the Cineteca Nacional de México. Jury in festivals in South Africa, Hungary, France or Siberia including the Berlinale (Generation). Since 2011 he is programmer of the Tallin Black Nights FF (Estonia). Cofounder of REC International Film Festival of Tarragona in 2011 and artistic director since 2006.

Joan Gonzàlez – Director DocsBarcelona (Spain)

Joan Gonzàlez has spent over 30 years working in the audiovisual sector. He received the EDN AWARD 2013 as recognition to a career devoted to the documentary industry.
He has been given workshops at several festivals and professional meetings: Encuentros de Cartagena (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia), DocsBarcelona + Medellín (Colombia), DocMontevideo (Uruguay), DocsBarcelona + Medellín (Colombia), Surdocs (Chile), among others. He is the director of DocsBarcelona, director of DocsBarcelona+Medellín and the programmer of the Memorimage Festival.


Vice President, Artist Programs (USA)

The Tribeca Film Institute champions storytellers to be catalysts for change in their communities and around the world. Each year, TFI identify's a diverse and exceptional group of filmmakers and media artists and empower them with  over $2 million US dollars in funding and other resources to fully realize their stories and connect with audiences. TFI a year-round nonprofit arts organization founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff in the wake of September 11, 2001.


Karen Michael - ARTE FRANCE
Commissioning Editor for the Society and Culture Department and in charge of Culture (France)

ARTE is a European public-service cultural television channel. Its originality lays in the fact that it targets audiences from different cultural backgrounds, in particular French and German.
The ARTE channel offers different programmes that invite the audience to discover other people, regions and ways of life, to experience culture in Europe and to better understand political and social developments in today’s world.


Mayolo Reyes - Once TV México
Director of Developing and Strategy area (Mexico)

Once TV is the oldest public television in Latin America. With educational content, cultural and social character, its mission is to generate and broadcast programs that encourage and promote human development. Its programming has increasingly audience through Internet, cable and broadcast television. Furthermore, has an international signal which reaches the United States of America and part from Canada.


Irena Taskovski - TASKOVSKI FILMS
Founder and Managing Director of Taskovski Films (United Kingdom)

Taskovski Films is London based world sales and Production Company of independent documentary and fiction films.  They welcome innovative, playful and risky forms of filmmaking capable of engaging and surprising audiences around the world. They like discovering new talent and authorial stories. Taskovski Films is producer and sales agent of the multi-award winner documentary Czech Dream (The most successful European documentary film), People I could have been and maybe am (Winner of IDFA, Visions du Réel, HotDocs), Cooking History, nominated for the European Academy Award, winner of special jury award at Hot Docs 2009, FIPRESCI Jury Award, Leipzig DOKS 2009.