For seven years consecutively, the GuadaLAjara Film Festival organizes Work in Progress Latino or WIP LATINO, an industry section dedicated to selects and highlights the work of latino or BIPOC filmmakers with feature and documentary films currently in their post-production stage.
The films selected are mainly centered on the themes about human rights, social impact, discrimination, social movements, family and latinx communities living abroad.
For this year’s edition, we have selected 6 feature films to be screened before members of the film and entertainment industry. The objective is receiving feedback and ideas to take their projects to the next level and help them to complete their films.
Thanks to our sponsors and partners who help us to reach out the purpose to strengthen the Latin American film industry through awards and grant support for projects.
GuadaLAjara Film Festival Grant
To promote the creation and completion of films from Latin American and BIPOC filmmakers, as well as support the Latino community, is one of the important missions of the GuadaLAjara Film Festival.
For this reason, the University of Guadalajara Foundation USA, through the GuadaLAjara Film Festival, grant of 10,000 USD is to a feature film in the stage of post-production.
The grant, as the festival, specially supports films with a social commitment.
Value: 10,000 USD
Post-Production Company. Empresa de postproducción.
GET · COLOR · DELIVER
Our excellent workflow is the result of working with the latest technology plus the experience and creativity of our staff. From the pre-production process (data-management), color correction, VFX and mastering. We guarantee the adequate process: reliable and ideal for each film.
Export & Conform
-Corrección de color en Da Vinci Resolve.
-Insert de audio.
-Referencias para sonido.
+Master QT Apple ProRes 4:4:4.
+Master QT Apple ProRes 4:4:4 con subtítulos.
-DCP con subtítulos.
In-Kind Value: 40,000 USD
El Taller and Bias Post
Creative studio that offers post-production services.
Estudio creativo que ofrece servicios de postproducción.
El Taller is a forward-thinking post-production studio, driven by artistic talent and technical knowledge, oriented to the film and television industries. We use the latest technology and our deep knowledge to ensure our clients results of the highest quality that materialize their creative vision.
Bias Post is a sound studio specializing in audio design for film and TV. Founded in 1998, Bias Post adds more than one hundred feature films and has been recognized with 9 Ariel Awards and other national and international recognitions, besides international co-production experience with Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Spain. We know the importance of how sound language helps our clients tell the most powerful stories. We are a creative boutique of sound design, with 20 years of experience that like to propose, and have the highest quality standards.
The award will be given in partnership between El Taller with Bias Post. It includes editing and post-production of the movie trailer as well as the design of opening and ending credits and roller.
In-Kind Value: 20,000 USD
Pablo Mondragón and FULLMIX Studio Post
Creative, composer – Recording, video and production studio.
Creativo, compositor – Estudio de grabación, video y producción.
Composer & music and film producer. He won the Diosas de Plata award for Best Music for his first feature film. He has composed for more than 40 productions, including theater, dance, short films, documentaries, TV shows, and films such as Cronicas Chilangas, Lupe bajo el Sol, Minezota, and additional music for films such as Infectados and Nobody’s Watching, awarded film for WIP LATINO in 2016.
Fullmix Studio Post has brought together a team of talents to sustain a long career. Winners of the Latin Grammy for the mixing 5.1 of the album Un Viaje, of Café Tacvba, of the International Emmy for the HBO show Sr. Ávila, and the award for Best Sound for the short film Regresos at the FICG 2019. The studio has designed and/or mixed the sound in more than 50 film projects.
The award will be given in partnership between Pablo Mondragon with FULLMIX Studio Post. It consists of musical compositions, arrangements, production, programming and recording with up to five professional musicians for the score of the film, including the recording studio, mixing and engineer with production of masters and stems of each cue.
In-Kind Value: 16,000 USD
Design, Animation and Strategy Studio. Estudio de diseño, animación y estrategia.
We are an animation and design studio created more than 7 years ago by Maribel Martínez, with the premise of creating original content in collaboration with illustrators and visual artists to achieve an artisanal and unique seal in each project. Our focus is the design of credits for films and TV series with more than 35 titles in exhibition.
Design of the opening and ending credits as well as the design for the roller. Includes the logo design, illustration, 2D animation, composites and render.
In-Kind Value: 12,000 USD
Marketing Movie Runner
Film and Audiovisual Marketing Strategists.
Estrategias cinematográficas y audiovisuales.
Based on various research methods with audiences and experts, we created an information system that contributes from the creative stage to the launching strategies and commercialization of film and audiovisual projects.
The award includes a market analysis of the film and the projection of ten screenings with specific audience profiles. Based on the data collected, we create a strategy for the final cut.
In-Kind Value: 7,500 USD
Sound post-production company.
Empresa de postproducción de audio.
Founded in 2018 with the goal of telling stories and creating emotions and impacts on the audience to live and feel every minute on the screen. From that mission, its name was born: FirePit, reminiscences of how ancient civilizations gathered around fire to tell stories.
140 hours of studio time to be used for Foley recording and editing and/or 5.1 re-recording mixing at FirePit Studios.
In-Kind Value: 9,000 USD.
Agencia de comunicación
Communication agency created in 2012 in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Its specialty is the correct form of communication of diverse projects with the final goal that each project reaches its audience and achieves their objectives. Among the areas that it covers are: publicity, branding and digital communication.
The award consists in the creation of a website and poster design.
In-Kind Value: 3,500 USD
Independent Distribution Agency (IDA)
Film distribution agency.
Agencia de distribución de cine.
IDA is a film distribution agency specialized in film festivals and promotion strategies focused on emerging Latin American Films. It helps filmmakers, sales agencies and distribution companies with international release strategies in a complete and comprehensive manner through innovative distribution opportunities, presenting films to film festival programmers and non theatrical distributors. We work through a sustainable business model for independent producers that allows them to maintain ownership of their rights while maximizing the international exposure of their films through proactive release strategies.
International film festivals and promotion strategy. Consulting service that includes analysis of the film for the international market and the development of an international promotion strategy that includes a film festival circuit that considers international and domestic premieres, a festival calendar to manage submissions and the preparation for film markets and festivals.
In-Kind Value: 3,000 USD