José Ignacio al Natural: Short film contest


Jiff presents its first short film contest by EGEDA Uruguay, the Collective Management Entity for the Rights of Audiovisual Producers. This call pursues multiple objectives, on the one hand promoting audiovisual talents and producers in Latin America while promoting knowledge and dissemination of the natural wealth and geographical uniqueness of Jose Ignacio, Maldonado. 5 finalist short films are in competition to win the prize and are screened before the official selection films during JIIFF 2017.

Selected short films


  • Title: HEAVY WEATHER
    Direction: Felipe Bellocq
  • Title: LA FORÊT DE LA LUNE
    Direction: Lucía Nieto Salazar
  • Title: JOSÉ IGNACIO NATURAL
    Direction: Carolina Bello
  • Title: DEEP
    Direction: Diego Rojo
  • Title: ¿A QUIÉN PERTENECE JOSE IGNACIO?
    Direction: Matias Bernaola – Santiago Hill

José Ignacio al natural winner


The winning Short film of the José Ignacio Al Natural contest, went to “La foret de la lune” by Lucía Nieto Salazar. The short film contest was organized in partnership with EGEDA Uruguay, the Collective Management entity of Audiovisual Producers’ Rights and the announcement was made by the three judges present, Mariana Secco, Adela Dubra and Diego Robino.