DOCSP 2023

DOCSP is an international documentary meeting with training, market and exhibition activities. A space to encourage reflection on new narratives in documentary cinema and create bridges with the market. In 2023, DOCSP will feature in-person and online activities.

Speakers and Tutors 2022

  • Marta Andreu

    Marta Andreu (Spain)  was the academic coordinator of DocMontevideo. She was the academic coordinator of the master’s in creation documentary course at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from 2001 until 2016. She teaches port-graduate documentary film courses at the […]

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  • Rossana Gesteira

    Communicator and impact producer, she has 25 years of market experience in impact communication and distribution for audiovisual and cultural projects that seek positive changes in society. She is the director of mobilization and engagement for the international […]

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Players 2022

  • 3boxmedia International Sales

    3boxmedia International Sales is a worldwide documentary film and TV sales agency based in Cologne (Germany).

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  • AMAZON STUDIOS

    Amazon Studios is the home for talent, creating and producing original films and television series for a global audience. Original series all premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, which is available in over 200 countries and territories. Recent […]

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  • Berlinale

    Created in 1951, having celebrated its 70th edition in 2020, Berlinale is one of the most traditional film festivals in the world. It screens yearly around 400 films of all genres, lengths and formats in its various sections, […]

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  • Boutique Filmes

    Boutique Filmes has three nominations for the International Emmy Awards and was one of the pioneers in Brazil, with the international success “3%”. In 2021, Boutique was responsible for producing Netflix’s first Brazilian true crime “Elize Matsunaga: Once […]

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  • CANAL BRASIL

    Canal Brasil is currently responsible for most of the co-productions between TV and cinema in Brazil. The channel has co-produced 365 feature films in the last 10 years. Founded two decades ago, it produces and broadcasts a sort […]

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  • CANAL CURTA!

    Curta! is an independent cable TV channel from Brazil that focuses on documentaries about culture, arts and humanities. Founded in 2012, the channel is currently distributed on the main brazilian pay-TV operators and reaches an audience made of […]

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  • CANAL FUTURA

    Futura is a pioneering communication experience for social transformation that, since 1997, has been operating from a model of educational, participatory and inclusive audiovisual production. We enchant, educate, inspire and mobilize people through multimedia content, produced, organized and […]

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  • CINEBRASiLTV

    CINEBRASiLTV is a channel dedicated to national independent production. We show the power of Brazilian cultural diversity in audiovisual works from all regions of Brazil.

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  • COMPAÑIA DE CINE

    Compañia de Cine is a distribution company and sales agency based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We aim at avant-garde, auteur, and artistic cinema. As a reach manager planning the festival’s strategy and as a sales agent Paulina Portela, […]

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  • Conecta

    Conecta is an international industry meeting that brings together Latin American producers with distributors, exhibitors, sales agents, programmers, broadcasters, festivals, markets and funds, domestic and foreign. Conecta looks to strengthen ties between the documentary communities in Latin America […]

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  • Descoloniza Filmes

    Descoloniza Filmes is an independent film distributor and producer operating since 2017, under the direction of Ibirá Machado. We believe that the human experience is not limited to concepts formulated in a single region of the planet, and […]

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  • Doc Society

    Doc Society is a non-profit founded in 2005, committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally. We support artist driven films with social purpose and help to create a more connected and sustainable media […]

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  • Doc:co

    Doc:co is a promotion and distribution agency specialized in positioning new directors, their debut feature or second feature films. Doc:co walks them through their theatrical premiers and seeks complementary exhibition routes that are different to traditional ones, gaining […]

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  • Doclisboa

    Doclisboa seeks to conceive reality through new cinematographic forms of perception, reflection and action, placing cinema in dialogue with its history, in order to question its current moment. Doclisboa is interested in demanding films in terms of their […]

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  • DOCSMX

    DocsMX, is since 2006, a non-profit organization, which considers documentary film as a powerful tool for social transformation, a tool to facilitate and visualize everyday reality, a tool with endless possibilities to shift our consciousness, broaden horizons and build community. […]

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  • ELO COMPANY

    Elo Company is a film producer and film distributor that operates in Brazil and in the international market in festivals, cinema, television and streaming. Annually produces the ELAS Label, market consultancies for Brazilian feature films directed by women, […]

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  • ENCRIPTA

    Encripta is a company specialized in licensing and distribution of audiovisual content for different market segments, mainly digital platforms. We also offer all solutions and services for the distribution of protected digital content from the development of OTT […]

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  • FACTO8

    FACTO8 is part of the LB Entertainment group, focusing on original factual projects with high production value, based on personalities of great cultural impact, and with access to never-before-seen spaces. The portfolio includes documentaries produced with platforms such […]

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  • Filmjoin

    Filmjoin is an independent and interactive TVOD – Transactional Video On Demand channel, with programming of films, series and documentaries.

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  • Firelight Media

    Firelight Media is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work.

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  • Fundação CSN

    “Histórias que Ficam” is an audiovisual program of CSN Foundation which offers consultancy, promotion of documentaries that address urgent issues for Society, sponsoring the audiovisual production, as well as workshops and networks. In its 4th edition, the subscriptions […]

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  • Globo Filmes

    Globo Filmes is the movie industry branch of Grupo Globo, the largest media group in Latin America, and works as a producer and coproducer of Brazilian movies with focus on artistic quality and diverse content that values the […]

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  • Globo News / Globo Filmes

    GLOBONEWS is a 24 hours news channel belonging to GRUPO GLOBO, the major Brazilian Network. It is dedicated to hard news,  programmes and  one hour documentary slot per week. It´s leader in audience among Brazilian news channels.

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  • Globoplay

    Globoplay is Brazil’s largest video streaming platform, offering free and exclusive content to subscribers. The service brings together Globo original content and Brazilian independent production companies, renowned international films and series, including exclusive productions available only for online […]

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  • GNT

    GNT is an important content platform that brings subjects in a light and affective way. We invite people to dialogues that bring us closer, connect and help us evolve, generating more empathy to open conversations and leverage inspiring […]

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  • Hot Docs

    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of approximately 200 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe. Hot Docs is a national, […]

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  • IDFA

    The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam offers an independent and inspiring meeting place for audiences and professionals to see a high-quality program which promotes diversity on the form and content of the films as well as to the […]

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  • Kino Rebelde

    Kino Rebelde is a Sales and Distribution company exclusively dedicated to promotion of non-fiction cinema, hybrid narratives and experimental. Based on the creative distribution of few titles by year, Kino Rebelde established itself as a “boutique agency”, working […]

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  • Lira Filmes

    The distributor’s line-up includes the feature-length documentary films already released in cinemas “Luana, filho da Lua” by Rian Córdova and Leonardo Menezes, “Abismo Tropical” by Paulo Caldas, “Tempo Ruy” by Adilson Mendes and “O Circo Volta” by Paulo […]

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  • Maria Farinha Filmes

    For more than 10 years, Maria Farinha Films (MFF) has been an industry leader in impact entertainment in Latin America, focused on powerful stories that spark positive social and environmental change. MFF has produced more than 50 films […]

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  • Miradas Doc

    MiradasDoc is an International Documentary Film Festival which gives preference to documentary films on social subjects and to those produced or shot in south global countries, as well as to those which deal with subjects such as south-south […]

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  • Netflix

    Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 209 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and language.

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  • Nordeste Lab

    NordesteLAB is an articulation platform that aims to stimulate the development of the audiovisual sector in the Northeast, North and Central West regions of Brazil. Our activities are planned around 5 main lines: 1 – Emerging Connections 2 […]

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  • Olhar de Cinema

    Olhar Cinema – Curitiba International Festival began its activities in 2012 as an international independent film event that takes place every June in the city of Curitiba.

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  • Olhar Distribuição

    Olhar was born from the desire to seek the plurality of experiences, worldviews, to show the diversity that exists in our world.  

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  • PROMOVERE

    PROMOVERE is a distribution company based in Brazil. We licensee Brazilian contents as documentaries, fiction, animation in all formats-  long , shorts and series-  for all rights ( mainly TV) and we represent international contents from all over […]

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  • PUNCTUM SALES

    Founded by Rosalía Ortiz de Zárate and Candela Figueira Pizarro, PUNCTUM SALES is an international sales agency specialized in documentaries with offices in Los Angeles and Buenos Aires. Our goal is to bring the finest in documentary production […]

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  • RIDM

    The RIDM is one of North America’s leading documentary film festivals, presenting each year around a hundred Canadian and international titles.The RIDM seeks first and foremost to promote and reflect on the most stimulating and diverse visions of […]

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  • SANFIC INDUSTRY

    SANFIC Industria is an industry space for the development and promotion of national and ibero-american cinema taking place during Santiago International Film Festival, one of the leading festivals in the region. SANFIC welcomes both film and series projects […]

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  • SescTV

    SescTV is the cultural television channel of Sesc Sao Paulo, a private non-profit organization of national scope in Brazil, aiming at the promotion of cultural and social development. Available 24 hours a day on the Internet and on […]

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  • Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Sheffield Doc/Fest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement. […]

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  • South by Southwest Film Festival

    Featuring provocative dramas, documentaries, comedies, genre standouts and more, the SXSW Film Festival has become known for the high caliber and diversity of films presented, and for its smart, enthusiastic audiences. SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker […]

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  • Sundance Institute

    The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports nonfiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes. Established in 2002 with founding support from Open Society Foundations, the Program is a vibrant global resource for independent non-fiction […]

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  • Taturana Mobilização Social

    Taturana Mobilização Social is a film distribution institute focused on social impact, established as a non-profit association. It operates in commercial and non-commercial circuits with the purpose of democratizing access to cinema and enhancing it as a tool […]

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  • The New York Times Op-Docs

    The New York Times Op-Docs is the world’s premiere short documentary series, having published more than 250 short, interactive and virtual reality documentaries by independent filmmakers. Each film is produced with wide creative latitude by both renowned and […]

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  • Todesplay

    We have as a concept the proposal an afro brazilian cinema collection presenting in our platform permanent and itinerant productions. A space for conservation, memory and reassurance of the identitary narratives written as film. Besides that, the diversity of cinema goes […]

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  • TV Aparecida

    Accordind to ANATEL, with more than 10 years of history TV APARECIDA stands out among the 14 largest television networks in nationalwide. Our programming is based on faith in religious content and offers a diverse kind of programs […]

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  • Utopia Docs

    UTOPIA DOCS is a Europe and Brazil based international sales agent specialized in worldwide distribution and in international coproduction of documentaries.

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  • VENTANA SUR- DOCSUR

    DocSur offers a space for showcasing Latin American Documentary Films and Projects with the goal of reaching sales agents, creative producers, support funds and international programmers.

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  • VISIONS DU RÉEL

    Since 1969, Visions du Réel has been presenting audacious and singular works, imbued with past, present or future realities.

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  • VITRINE FILMES

    Founded in 2010, Vitrine Filmes is one the most important independent distributors in Brazil. We have distributed more than 160 movies, both Local Productions and Foreign titles, conquering millions of people around the country.

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  • When East Meets West

    The 2022 edition of WEMW will bring together over 600 producers and decision makers and film professionals from more than 50 countries, and, in particular, from the East & West spotlight territories: Russia & Ireland, UK, Canada and USA. […]

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