ENGLISH PROGRAMME

Monday 22| Tuesday 23 | Wednesday 24 | Thursday 25

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd 

10:00 h. | On-line | Pitching Session| European Film Promotion and Europa Film Festivals 

The projects selected in the Future Frames 2021 program of the European Film Promotion will be presented by their directors in a pitching with representatives of the Europa Film Festivals network of festivals.

Online activity with reserved access.


11:15 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Salón de Actos | TALK | New aid 2021-2027 and sustainability. Creative Europe MEDIA: Spain Office

MEDIA Spain Office presents the new MEDIA Creative Europe financing and networking opportunities for the years 2021-2027 (general information, context and key points of the calls for grants). Within the framework of the new seven-year program of the European Commission, the importance of sustainability in audiovisual productions and companies in the sector will also be introduced.

SPEAKER | Christian Solanas. Communication and Promotion. MEDIA Spain Office

Free access until full capacity

12:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Salón de Actos | PUSH PLAY Work-in-Progress Session 

Presentation of projects in the pre-edition, edition and post-production phase, accompanied by the screening of fragments of the works.

Free access until full capacity

Cando toco un animal  / Stroking an animal (Sétima) | Ángel Filgueira. Direction

El mapa para tocarte / The map to touch you (Lunática Producciones Audiovisuales y Mutante Producciones) | Mercedes Afonso. Direction

H (Dvein Films) | Carlos Pardo Ros. Direction

Puerperio / Puerperium (Pilar Álvarez) | Pilar Álvarez. Direction

Sobre las nubes / About the clouds (Trivial Media) | María Aparicio. Direction

AWARDS | DCP Deluxe Work-in-Progress, consists of DCP Mastering | OpenECAM Work-in-Progress, which grants the possibility of using the facilities and equipment available at the Madrid Film School.

Free access until full capacity

Activity in Spanish. C / simultaneous translation into English.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd

10:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Salón de Actos | TALK – MEETING: La Incubadora | Bodegón con fantasmas

Presentation of the program La Incubadora (The Screen) promoted by ECAM with the aim of accompanying and promoting professionals in their work and creative journey. Also the director Enrique Buleo and the producer Alejandra Mora will share their experience as a selected project in this third generation of La Incubadora with the feature film Bodegón con fantasmas.

SPEAKERS | Rafa Alberola. Head of The Screen. Alejandra Mora. Executive Producer at Quatre Films and Enrique Buleo. Director of  Bodegón con fantasmas.

Free access until full capacity


11:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Salón de Actos| PRESENTATION – MEETING | Strengthening networks: Aid for the organization of film festivals and contests in Spain by the ICAA

Informative session that will be attended by Elisa Rodríguez and Beatriz López, who will tell us about the grants promoted and the keys when presenting a viable project. They are accompanied by GABITU Association of Asturian Festivals and representatives of Spanish festivals, generating a dialogue between the institution and the events.

SPEAKERS | Elisa Rodríguez. Deputy Director General of Promotion and International Relations of ICAA | Beatriz López. Head of the ICAA Promotion Service | Ana Suarez. President GABITU

Moderator: Alejandro Díaz. FICX’s Director.

Free access until full capacity


12:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Salón de Actos | FICX LAB Pitching Session

Presentation of projects in the development phase selected in the FICX LAB 2021 call.

PROJECTS AND SPEAKERS

Campolivar (Oberon Media) | Alicia Moncholí. Direction

Cartografías del monte (Samuel Fernandi) | Samuel Fernandi. Direction

El fin de todas las cosas (Diego Flórez y Luis Aceituno) | Diego Flórez Álvarez. Direction

Hablar de estas cosas (Fernando Lorenzana) | Fernando Lorenzana. Direction

Toda la noche lloviendo (Vicario Films) | Paula Vicario and Ana Sierra. Direction

OUT OF COMPETITION:

Trashumancia (Penélope Paniagua) | Penelope Paniagua. Direction

AWARDS | OpenECAM Work-in-Progress, which grants the possibility of using the facilities and equipment available at the Madrid Film School. | Asturias Paraíso Natural Film Commission will grant an incentive of  1.000 Euros.

Free access until full capacity


17:00 h. | Spaces | PUSH PLAY Work-in-progress: One-to-one meetings

Access reserved to project representatives and experts from the PUSH PLAY Work-in-progress session, in which the five feature films are presented in the pre-editing, editing and post-production phase.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24th

Morning | Face-to-face meeting of COMICA (Inter-territorial Film and Audiovisual Commission) in the context of the 59th FICX

COMICA has chosen the FICX (Gijón / Xixón International Film Festival) as the framework for one of its plenary sessions, in which impressions, problems and visions on how to face the present and future of a sector in full change will be shared. The goal is to find cooperation and collaboration formulas  to develop a cinematographic policy that prioritizes the professionalization and strengthening of the industry in our country.

As part of this working day, group dynamics will be established with the presence of members of FORTA (Federation of Radio and Television Organizations) and RTVE (Spanish Radio Television), led by Barlovento Comunicación.

An activity promoted by the Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA) of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Spain.

Reserved access. 


10:00 h. | Spaces | FICX LAB Work-in-progress: One-to-one meetings

Access reserved to project representatives and experts from the FICX LAB Work-in-progress session, in which the five projects in the development and pre-production phase are presented. 

12:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto Salón de Actos | TALK: How do I make my short to be watched?

Tools and strategies for the development of a distribution plan. Analysis of practical cases

Drawing up a good distribution plan is essential to save time, effort and resources. This activity discovers some of the basic keys to face the challenge of distribution, exemplified with some case studies.

SPEAKER | Jorge Rivero. Short Film Laboral Cinemateca  Coordinator.

Free access until full capacity


17:00 h. | Spaces | FICX LAB Work-in-progress: One-to-one meetings

Access reserved to project representatives and experts from the FICX LAB Work-in-progress session, in which the five projects in the development and pre-production phase are presented.

Reserved access

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25th

10:00 h. | Spaces. Classroom 006 | MASTERCLASS with Michael Zam

Screenplay masterclass taught by the professional Michael Zam. Access reserved for FICX 2021 Academy students.


11:15 h | Laboral. Boardroom | DIALOGUE-DAY. MANIFESTO: What do film directors live on?

Dialogue among professional directors about the title that gives name to this work-day. With the aim of generating a manifesto through which to make public the reality that the majority of the directors live.

Reserved access

18:30 h. | Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto. Cafeteria | Meeting between filmmakers and associations

The association of directors Acción will present its strategies and key activities in order to improve the situation of the profession in our country. Aimed at filmmakers and associations with the goal of promoting rapprochement and collaboration between professionals.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26th

From 09:30 h.  | LOCATION TOUR: Laboral City of Culture and other locations.

Location tour organized by the Gijón Convention Bureau through the Divertia Gijón Tourism Area, in collaboration with the Asturias Paraíso Natural Film Commission, the Acción Association and the FICX.