The Argentine film Ciencias naturales / Natural Sciences directed by Matías Lucchesi and the Mexican film Los bañistas / Open Cage (pictured) directed by Max Zunino were awarded the top prizes in distribution and post-production categories in Primer Corte in this year's Ventana Sur film market.
Lucchesi's film obtained two distribution prizes of $15,000 and $2,000 euros as well as a post-production prize of $4,000 euros while Zunino's film was awarded with various post-production prizes. Additionally Brazilian film Mar Negro by Rodrigo Aragao won the Blood Window section of the film for gore, horror and sci-fi films. The film was awarded a distribution prize offered by the Mórbido Film Festival.
The Ventana Sur film market took place from December 3-6 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.