The San Sebastian Festival opens the call for submissions for Glocal in Progress

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

The deadline for submissions for this professional activity aimed at European films in non-hegemonic languages is 30 June

The second edition of Glocal in Progress will run on September 24, 25 and 26, coinciding with Films in Progress 34 and the VII Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum.

Intended for European productions in non-hegemonic languages, Glocal in Progress consists of screening a selection of three feature films at the post-production stage to an audience of producers, distributors, sales agents and programmers, among other professionals, who can contribute to their completion and international distribution.

Glocal in Progress seeks to raise the prominence of the diversity of European cinema by lending greater visibility to productions not filmed in German, Spanish, French, English, Italian or Russian, promoting co-productions and the circulation of these works.

Participants in its first edition were the Slovenian production Izbrisana / Erased (Miha Mazzini), the Rumanian Un Om La Locul Lui / A Decent Man (Hadrian Marcu) and the Basque Dantza (Telmo Esnal).

The films selected for Glocal in Progress compete for the Glocal in Progress Industry Award. Presented by the companies Ad Hoc Studios, BTeam Pictures, Deluxe Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm Cine y Video, Nephilim Producciones and No Problem Sonido, this award consists in the post-production services listed in the Award Rules for the winning film.

Furthermore, the Glocal in Progress Award with its EUR 10,000 will go to the majority producer of the film winning the Glocal in Progress Industry Award.

With this initiative, the Festival strengthens its pledge to creation, started in 2002 with Films in Progress, which has enabled the completion of more than 150 Latin American productions and has been joined, since 2012, by the Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum for European and Latin American audiovisual projects in development.


Festival de San Sebastián – Glocal in progress
TABAKALERA - Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporánea
Departamento de Películas
Plaza de las Cigarreras, 1, 2ª planta 20012 - Donostia / San Sebastián (Spain)
Tel.: +34 943 481212

This initiative is possible thanks to sponsorship of the Basque Government Department of Economic Development and Infrastructures, the support of Creative Europe MEDIA and the collaboration of the Basque Government Department of Culture and Language Policy, Ad Hoc Studios, BTeam Pictures, Deluxe Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm Cine y Video, Nephilim producciones and No Problem Sonido.