For the first time, Ecuador presents its films at this meeting that brings together more than 200 professional buyers and sellers from 11 countries.
Among its representatives is the renowned director Sebastian Cordero, whose fourth feature film, “Pescador” (Fisherman), is competing for the Mayahuel Award for Best Iberoamerican Film.
There are eight Ecuadorian films exhibited in Guadalajara, including the documentary “Yaguana” Marcelo Castillo,” In the name of the daughter,” Tania Hermida, “To your back,” Tito Jara, “Prometheus deported” by Fernando Honey, “Those are not sorrows,” of Anahi Hoeneisen and Daniel Andrade,” When its my turn,” by Victor Arregui, and “with my heart Yambo” by Maria Fernanda Restrepo.
“We want to give a boost to this film industry, we believe that Ecuador is having an interesting take-off,” said Ivan Trujillo, director of the 27th International Film Festival in Guadalajara.
Ecuador is not the only newcomer in the Film Market of Guadalajara, where this year will be offered 1,000 films from 11 countries. The movien industry of Peru and Dominican Republic are also participating for the first time at the Iberoamerican Film Market.