6th LATC Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program

NOVEMBER 3-8, 2014

Registration closed!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

On November 3-8, 20-25 global audiovisual industry professionals will have the opportunity to experience an “immersion” into the US audiovisual industry. Through an intensive schedule of meetings, presentations, round tables and networking with film and television executives, consultants, talent agents, entertainment lawyers, each participant in the LATC Immersion Program will have access to commercial, legal, marketing, artistic, academic and new media aspects of the US audiovisual industry in Los Angeles. The 2013 LATC Immersion Program included participants from: Brazil, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay.

During the Program, participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions and discuss their projects with US-based producers, agents, studio executives and distributors, to generate real possibilities for development, financing, distribution and co-production. The participants will also be provided with an exclusive insider’s tour and access to selected events of the American Film Market, the premiere global marketplace for films.

Among the many companies and organizations that have collaborated with the LATC Global Immersion Programs in previous editions are: Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) Foundation, National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Producers Guild of America (PGA), Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME2), Motion Picture Association of America-MPAA, Directors Guild of America (DGA), The Radmin Company, American Film Institute (AFI), the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), Focus Features, Sony Pictures Classics, HBO Documentaries, Goldcrest Films, Overture Films, Circle of Confusion, Cinema Tropical, the Independent Film Channel, Phoenix Picture, UTA, Participant Media and Creative Projects Group.

IMMERSION PROGRAM PACKAGE:

• Professional Film Industry Meeting Agenda in Los Angeles;
• Day Pass to special and exclusive events in the American Film Market 2014;
• Welcome dinner and orientation session;
• All breakfasts;
• 5 nights in the Doubletree by Hilton Westside Hotel. Accommodation: Single or Double room; (Check in will begin at 3pm on Nov 3. Check out will be at 12:00 noon on Nov 8.)
• Free internet via Wi-Fi is provided in the Hotel;
• Ground transportation in Los Angeles to meetings and events in an air conditioned mini bus;
• Airport-hotel transfers;
• Certificate of Participation.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?

The 6th LATC Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program is open to filmmakers, entertainment and media managers, lawyers, professors, executives and government officials from all over the world. Professionals are free to participate with or without film projects.

Requirements and Notes for the Immersion Program, click here

DURATION:

The Immersion Program is a full-time, 40-hour program.

Download the Immersion Program Entry Form, click here

COST AND PAYMENTS:

• The Immersion Program registration fee for 2014 is:
US$ 2,868 (single room) or US$ 2,668 (double room).

• Registration payments made by September 15th receive an Early Bird 5% discount in the fee:
US$ 2,725 (single room) or US$ 2,535 (double room).

• Registration with a 10% discount up to Sep/15 for:
a) members of audiovisual professional associations from Latin America and Europe;
b) members and representatives of EGEDA;
c) members of LATC partners (ABPITV, CILECT, FIAPF, SICAV), and
d) participants in previous LATC programs.
US$ 2,581 (single room) or US$ 2,401 (double room).

• Payment options:
International credit card via PayPal.
PayPal account.
Wire transfer or direct deposit to the LATC bank account in Brazil or USA.
Contact LATC for payment instructions (Fernanda Lima, fernanda.latc@gmail.com)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

The LATC Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program is organized by LATC with support by the Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales-EGEDA, The Independent Film and Television Alliance-IFTA and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers-NALIP.

About LATC www.latamtrainingcenter.com

Located in Rio de Janeiro, the Latin American Training Center – Centro Latino-Americano de Treinamento e Assessoria Audiovisual – is a regional media training and audiovisual consulting firm focused on professional development of the new generation of filmmakers and other audiovisual professionals in Latin America. LATC also offers a full array of consulting services for audiovisual projects and film commissions, including project development and packaging, co-production orientation, identification of appropriate funding sources, as well as international representation. LATC is affiliated to: CILECT – Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision (Brussels), IFTA – Independent Film & Television Alliance (Los Angeles), IFP – Independent Filmmaker Project (New York), NALIP – National Association of Latino Independent Producers (Los Angeles), The Incentives Office (Los Angeles), EGEDA – Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales (Madrid), Rio Film School (Río de Janeiro), Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas (São Paulo) and the Américas Film Conservancy – AFC.

About EGEDA www.egeda.es

Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales is the collecting society that represents the interests of audiovisual producers in Spain. EGEDA also manages producers’ rights to royalties on copyright (public performance, private copying and rentals), as well as the broadcast of excerpts taken from audiovisual works. EGEDA has important links with producer associations in Latin America, and has established collecting societies for the joint administration of producers’ rights in several Latin American countries. EGEDA US was set up in Los Angeles in 2007 with the aim of having a permanent office in the US in order to be more accessible to its American members and also to serve as a liaison to facilitate relations between the US film industry and those of Spain and Latin America. EGEDA US serves as a major link between the Spanish film industry and the American and Latino film industries.

About IFTA FOUNDATION www.ifta-online.org

The Independent Film and Television Alliance-IFTA Foundation is based in Los Angeles and was founded by IFTA, the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry and the voice and advocate for the Independents worldwide. The IFTA Foundation is organized and operated to carry out the purposes of the Independent Film & Television Alliance to strengthen, diversify or otherwise serve the needs of the independent film and television’s creative community by providing industry educational and career opportunities to individuals who demonstrate an interest in arts and entertainment, and by supporting other meaningful programs, workplace training and charities.

About NALIP www.nalip.org

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers-NALIP is a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latino/Latina Independent film television and documentary writers, producers, directors and performers. NALIP’s mission is to promote the advancement, development and funding of Latino film and media arts in all genres. NALIP is the only national organization committed to supporting both grassroots and community-based producers/media makers along with publicly funded and industry-based producers. NALIP holds a National Conference and organizes five other national initiatives to advance the skills, projects and relationships of its members through professional development and advocacy efforts, community building and mentoring.

CONTACT:

FERNANDA LIMA
LATC Project Coordinator
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55-21-98357-3400
fernanda.latc@gmail.com