December 5th, 2016.
The latest edition of the LATC Global Film and Television Program in November 2016 was once again a huge success. The exclusive five-day program included presentations and meetings with high-profile Hollywood executives and industry organizations aimed at audiovisual industry professionals. Participants in this year´s delegation came from China, Taiwan, the Philippines, New Zealand, Australia, Ghana, Brazil, Japan and South Korea. Armed with diverse projects and stimulating backgrounds, the LATC creatives met with key professionals in the film industry, each sharing their expertise and special knowledge. (more…)
December 1st, 2016.
The Latin American Training Center-LATC announces the launch of its new, free guide in Spanish for Latin American Film Commissions. The event took place on November 30 during the Ventana Sur Film Market. The new Guide is a companion to the previous LATC “Guide for Film Commissions in Brazil,” published last year in Portuguese with support by the Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas Law Firm. (more…)
LATC and CIBA-CILECT announce the winners of the Latin American Screenplay Treatment Competition 2016
November 30th, 2016.
“La Gambeta Endiablada”, by Uruguayan writer Cristhian Orta from the Escuela de Cine de Uruguay (ECU), has won first place in the 2016 Latin American Feature Film Screenplay Treatment Competition. Second place went to “No te bajes”, by Federico Pablo Gatto, ENERC (Argentina). The competition was open to students and graduates of Latin American film schools which are members of CILECT, the International Association of Film and Television Schools. (more…)
The winner of the LATC Screenwriting Treatment Competition premieres in the Amsterdam International Documentary Festival
November 23rd, 2016.
The winner of the 2016 LATC Latin America – USA Screenwriting Treatment Competition is Horizeo García from Cuba with “Connection”. Now produced as a short-subject film, it premiered in the Amsterdam International Documentary Festival-IDFA, one of the world’s most important documentary festivals. (more…)
Steve Solot provides a presentation on film commissions at the 2nd Conference on Creative Tourism in Brasilia
November 22nd, 2016.
LATC president, Steve Solot, who also serves as Executive Director of the Brazilian Film Commission Network – REBRAFIC and President of the Rio Film Commission, participated in the 2nd Conference on Creative ]tourism in Brasilia, organized by SEBRAE, the Brazilian Office of Small Business Administration. His presentation focused on the objectives, operations, economic benefits and challenges of film commissions. (more…)
Steve Solot signs Letter of Intention for audiovisual cooperation between the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Los Angeles
November 13th, 2016.
On November 3 in Los Angeles, Steve Solot, on behalf of the Rio Film Commission which he presides and in representation of Cláudia Pedrozo, president of RioFilme, and Kevin James, Director and Chief Liaison for Film and Television Production of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, signed a Letter of Interest. (more…)
LATC is pleased to support the crowdfunding campaign for the Cuban feature film “I want to make a film”
October 23rd, 2016.
“I want to make a film”, the first feature by young Cuban director Yimit Ramírez, is an independent experimental adventure in the form of a hybrid fiction and documentary that reveals the story of an unusual love, exposing part of the private life of its two main actors. Havana today is the other protagonist.
40% of the shooting is complete and its conclusion will depend on the crowdfunding campaign already underway. To learn more about the project and to participate in the campaign, please visit: http://www.verkami.com/projects/15973-quiero-hacer-una-pelicula
LATC is pleased to announce that it is now offering this space for promotion of audiovisual projects in any format (film, television and new media) which seek support for financing, crowdfunding, distribution, post-production, among other services.
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October 2nd, 2016.
At the invitation of the Film Production Department of the International Film and Television School in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, Steve Solot, LATC President, presented a five-day workshop on “Co-production, Public Policy and Incentives for Audiovisual Content Production in Latin America” during the week of September 26. (more…)