Primera Mirada Winners

Monday, December 3, 2018

Work-in-Progress Winners

Throughout the four years in which the Primera Mirada program has been carried out, the winners have been awarded a cash prize in addition to the invaluable expert advice from our highly qualified jury and other awards such as creation of the DCP and advice for film poster creation.
 
Previous Primera Mirada winners include:

 

2018

En la caliente, Fabien Pisani

Días de luz,  Mauro Borges, Enrique Pérez, Gloria Carrión, Enrique Medrano, Julio López, Sergio Ramírez.

First prize: En la caliente. Country: Cuba. Director: Fabien Pisani.

Second Prize: Días de luz. Countries: Costa Rica, Panamá, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala. Directores: Mauro Borges (Costa Rica), Enrique Pérez (Panamá), Gloria Carrión (Nicaragua), Enrique Medrano (Honduras), Julio López (El Salvador) y Sergio Ramírez (Guatemala).

 

2017

Cocote, Nelson Carlo de Los Santos

Una noche de Calypso, Fernando Muñoz

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Nelson Carlos de Los Santos in the award ceremony with Cocote.

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Fernando Muñoz, director Una noche de calypso.

 

2016

Noelí en los países,  Laura Amelia Guzmán e Israel Cárdenas  

Sultán, now Diciembres, Enrique Castro

 

In Cannes: Producer Desiree Reyes (center) and director Laura Amelia Guzmán (to the right), winner of Primera Mirada 2016 with Noelí en los países


Sultán, now Diciembres, from director Enrique Castro, Panamá

2015

Te prometo anarquía, Julio Hernández Cordón
El Sonido de las cosas, Ariel Escalante

 

Film Director Julio Hernández Cordón, winner of Primera Mirada 2015 with Te prometo anarquía

 
Through Primera Mirada, IFF Panama reaffirms its mission to strengthen the film industry throughout the region and to provide a platform for the development Central American and Caribbean film projects.