Lo Que Viene 2021 annuncia anteprime e progetti
- Al via la quarta edizione della manifestazione che riflette sulla situazione attuale del settore e mostra titoli che presto raggiungeranno sale e piattaforme
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Netflix will show some images from Xtremo, a film starring Óscar Jaenada, Andrea Duro and Sergio Peris-Mencheta. TVE, together with Tornasol and DeAplaneta, will disclose details of its new series, Ana Tramel. El juego, starring Maribel Verdú and Natalia Verbeke. And Bteam Prods and Inicia Films will unveil their new project, which comes on the heels of the successful Schoolgirls [+leggi anche:
intervista: Pilar Palomero
scheda film]. These are just some of the exciting things in store at the fourth edition of Lo Que Viene, an audiovisual rendezvous being held in Ribera de Navarra, from 12-14 May, organised by the Spanish Association of Film Journalists (AICE), the same body that hands out the Feroz Awards.
Other companies taking part in this festival (which is set to unspool in a mixed format: some of the presentations will be in-person events, but guests will also have the chance to attend online and follow the activities via streaming) will be Movistar+, which will lift the lid on its upcoming releases for this year, and Filmin, which will disclose details of its first self-produced series, Doctor Portuondo (see the news). In addition, the very first images of Josefina, the feature debut by Best Short Film Goya winners Javier Marco Rico and Belén Sánchez-Arévalo, will be shown off, and Secuoya Studios’ strategy, which has had a broad international impact, will be unpicked.
Standing out among the round-tables is the one promoted by the Audiovisual Industry Alliance (ALÍA), which will home in on virtual production, a technical tool that has gained momentum thanks to the pandemic. The debates “What Impact Will the European COVID-19 Recovery Fund Have on the Audiovisual Sector?”, “The Audiovisual Industry in the Twitch Era”, “Filmmaking on the Margins of the Spanish Audiovisual Industry”, “The Future of the Movie Theatre” and “Independent Production in the Platform Era” will also be hosted by the gathering.
Lo Que Viene 2021 will place special emphasis on the incentives that Navarre provides for the audiovisual sector by holding a round-table that will aim to update attendees on the methods that the regional institutions are using to convert audiovisual into a strategic sector. The upcoming sessions will focus on the opportunities of film tourism: among other initiatives, the first-ever travel agency specialising in this field, Dartacan.Travel, will be introduced. On the flip side, another round-table will be organised to break down the challenges of film tourism.
Furthermore, a clutch of projects hailing from Navarre will be presented at this edition. They include Surcos by Julio Mazarico, a fiction feature that tells five stories inspired by films that turn their attention to elderly people; Ama-das by Marga Gutiérrez, a documentary that follows four women living with some kind of disability; and Victoria 2030 by Manuel Serrano, which kicks off in the wake of the whole COVID-19 crisis. In addition to this, there are the animated projects D’Artacan [+leggi anche:
scheda film] by Toni García, Robot Dreams by Pablo Berger, Hanna y los monstruos by Lorena Ares, Dinogames by Carlos Fernández de Vigo, El inspector Sun. La maldición de la viuda negra by Julio Soto and I Wish by César Cabañas.
Lastly, in the Premieres section, there will be screenings of two episodes of the Atresmedia series La reina del pueblo, a comedy directed by Raúl Navarro; Karen [+leggi anche:
intervista: María Pérez Sanz
scheda film], a film by María Pérez Sanz starring Christina Rosenvinge; That Was Life [+leggi anche:
intervista: David Martín de los Santos
scheda film] by David Martín de los Santos; Mía & Moi [+leggi anche:
intervista: Borja de la Vega
scheda film], the feature debut by Borja de la Vega; Ghosts [+leggi anche:
scheda film] (Turkey/France/Qatar) by Azra Deniz Okyay; and First Cow by US helmer Kelly Reichardt.
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