Cinema Chile


May 17, 2024

A contingent of more than 20 Chilean production companies is preparing to represent the country at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and its market, the Marché du Film.

This talented delegation is enriched by the distinguished participation of seven producers, supported by the Ministry of Cultures, Arts, and Heritage through its Support Program for Participation in International Markets.

Their mission will be to explore new opportunities for their projects in the prestigious Marché du Film (MDF), an event that annually brings together more than 14,000 film professionals.

Discover the impressive professional trajectories of these representatives and the projects they will bring to this exciting edition, scheduled from May 14 to 22.


Producer and co-founder of Oro Films. To date, they have premiered the films Matar a la bestia (Dir. Agustina San Martín); La anunciada muerte de Willy Semler (Dir. Benjamín Rojo); and the short film Helechos (Dir. Paz Ramírez), among others. She has also worked as a line producer and executive producer at companies like Quijote Films and Storyboard Media, participating in projects of various characteristics from conception to distribution.

After a great participation in the EFM of the Berlinale, she arrives at Marché du Film with The wild years  by Andrés Nazarala, a drama and comedy in fiction that is in post-production and will be looking for distributors.


Producer, cultural manager, programmer, and distributor. Founder of SANFIC, Santiago International Film Festival, and director of SANFIC INDUSTRIA, a space for training and development. Executive Director of AMOR FESTIVAL LGBT+ held since 2016 in Santiago, Chile. Since 2015, she has been leading the film distribution area of Storyboard Media and is currently President of APCT, the Association of Film and Television Producers in Chile.

Her presence at MDF stands out by bringing the project Jorge by Nicolás Pavie, a biographical non-fiction currently in development and seeking platforms.


After being awarded, together with Cristián Soto, for the direction of La última estación in the Best Documentary category at the Guadalajara Film Festival and participating as a producer in awarded productions such as Vendrá la muerte y tendrá tus ojos by José Luis Torres Leiva; La casa lobo by León and Cociña; and Sombra Vertical by Felipe Elgueta, Ananké Pereira.

In this edition of MDF, she arrives with Los Hiperbóreos by Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña, a completed fiction comedy that will also be participating in the Directors’ Fortnight and will be looking for platforms in the market.


Luis has directed short films such as Cité (Antwerp Latin Film Festival, Belgium, 2011) and En busca del silencio (Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 2019), among others. As a producer, he has worked on five major feature films, including En la gama de los grises by Claudio Marcone (Best Debut Film, Miami Film Festival, 2015) and Sin Norte by Fernando Lavanderos (Best Foreign Film, Gramado Festival, Brazil, 2016), among others.

He returns to MDF with the project EPILOGUE FOR AN AUTUMN  by David Belmar. A fiction drama in pre-production that will be looking for co-production.


As a film producer, he has specialized in international co-productions, working with 17 countries on more than 12 films that have been internationally awarded, through the Chilean production company Quijote Films, where he directs the film area.

He has also participated as an advisor and panelist at some of the most prominent festivals worldwide, such as Rotterdam Lab, Sundance CoLab, and South by Southwest.

In this edition, he arrives at the market with THE MYSTERIOUS GAZE OF THE FLAMINGO  by Diego Céspedes. A fiction drama that also mixes LGBTQI+ themes and is currently in production and will be looking for platforms.


With extensive experience in series, her works have been showcased around the world on foreign channels such as PBS, Univisión, Al Jazeera, and CNN. She made the documentary Chicago Boys (2015), a key work to understand the roots of neoliberalism in Chile, and recently Breaking the Brick (2022) premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest, England.

She is present at the Cannes market with Letelier File  by Nicolás Acuña & Rafael Valdeavellano. A biographical non-fiction currently in development and seeking funding.


Francisco Hervé is a Chilean director, screenwriter, and film producer. After focusing on creative documentaries, he now also makes fiction. At his production company Juntos Films, he has produced fictions such as Inmersión, La Taza Rota, Gran Avenida, and documentaries such as El Otro, La Ciudad Perdida, and Los Castores.

He arrives at this new edition of the Cannes market to continue enhancing his various projects in development.

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