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Latin Side of the Doc wraps up for 2010

Organizers of Latin Side of the Doc report that this year's edition, held from November 30-December 3 in Buenos Aires, brought in 310 participants from 29 countries, including 73 international 'decision makers.'
December 8, 2010

Organizers of Latin Side of the Doc report that this year’s edition, held from November 30-December 3 in Buenos Aires, brought in 310 participants from 29 countries, including 73 international ‘decision makers.’ Of the 310, 100 came from Europe, 25 from North America, and 185 from Latin America. Prizes were awarded to the following projects: Inside Al Qaeda by Paul Jenkins and Georges Malbrunot and produced by France’s Flach Film Production, named the best European project; Nacer by Jorge Caballero and produced by Colombia’s Gusano Films, awarded the DBA Prize; Juan Alvarez’s Avant, produced by Uruguay’s Tarkiofilm, given the ARTE Prize; Pacífico by Antonio Molina Montecinos and produced by Chile’s Antartica Films, awarded the Best Propject prize from Cono Sur and El tiempo largo y el tiempo corto by Martin Cueva, produced by Ecuador’s Otracosa Producciones and winner of the Canal 7-Argentina award. Latin Side of the Doc / Doc BsAs was organised by Sunny Side of the Doc and Doc Buenos Aires with the support of MEDIA International, CNC, INCAA, ARTE, France Télévisions, Canal 7, and Ventana Sur.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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