LATC is a media training, publishing and audiovisual consulting center with regional headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. Since 2009 LATC has conducted programs, workshops in Latin America and trade missions to the U.S., for producers, filmmakers, attorneys and executives from around the world.

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Our services and products

Consulting

The dynamics of today’s globalized film industry make it challenging for independent filmmakers to find financing, production, distribution and marketing. LATC Consulting offers assistance to independent audiovisual content producers throughout Latin America, providing essential information, resources and consulting services to enable them to enter this playing field.

Training

LATC specializes in creative training programs for audiovisual content producers. LATC methodology emphasizes new technology business models. In addition to organizing workshops and seminars on various aspects of filmmaking, it also offers seminars on intellectual property rights protection, rights management and commercialization of audiovisual content.

Publications

LATC publishes books focused on audiovisual activities and intellectual property rights, aimed to enhance the skills and competences of audiovisual industry professionals by providing access to the best techniques, information and guidance, thereby promoting the professional growth of the audiovisual industry throughout Latin American countries.

News

The 2017 LATC Global Film and Television Program in Los Angeles was once again a Huge Success!

With participants from all over the world, the latest edition of the LATC Global Film and Television Program in November 2017 was once again a huge success. The exclusive five-day program included presentations and meetings with high-profile Hollywood executives and...
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The LATC Entertainment, Business and Legal Affairs Program in Miami was a huge success!

Copyright in the age of digital music, intellectual property, virtual reality, production, distribution and licensing of new media content in Latin America were among the current topics of the entertainment industry addressed from March 29 to April 1st during the...
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Guide for Brazilian Film Commissions – Now Available for Free Download!

Published by the Latin American Training Center-LATC (Centro Latino-americano de Treinamento e Assessoria Audiovisual), with support by the Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas law firm, the new Guide for Brazilian Film Commissions offers, for the first time in Portuguese and...
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LATC’s Line-up for the 2017 American Film Market includes two High-profile Brazilian Films

This year, LATC is offering two Brazilian films for international licensing and distribution at the 2017 American Film Market-AFM in Santa Monica.

The AFM is the world’s largest motion picture business event with over 7,000 industry leaders, screenings, conferences, networking and parties. Participants come from more than 80 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, and others who provide services to the motion picture industry. read more…

LATC and the Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas Law firm to offer Coproduction Clinic during the RioMarket

On October 10 and 12 during the RioMarket this year, the business area of the Festival do Rio, producers will have the opportunity to participate with their projects in the Coproduction Clinic.  The clinic provides for previously scheduled meetings with Steve Solot, LATC president and Executive Director of the Brazilian Film Commission Network-REBRAFIC, and Daniel Rainho, attorney in the Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas law firm, and audiovisual industry specialist.  read more…

LATC and Pougy Tupinambá Advogados join forces to provide technical support for creation of the new Foreign Production Incentive in Chile

This month the Chile Film Commission announced a 30% cash rebate incentive to attract more international productions. In order to qualify, foreign producers of feature films, TV series or digital platform series must partner with a local producer and spend a minimum of $2 million in the country. The incentive will not exceed 30% of qualified expenses, with a cap of $3 million. read more…

LATC and CIBA-CILECT announce a new edition of the Latin American Screenplay Treatment Competition for Film Schools

In order to stimulate screenwriting in Latin America countries, promote artistic creation, and help new writers in today’s highly competitive film and entertainment industry, the Latin American Training Center-LATC announces its Latin American Screenplay Treatment Competition 2017, with the support of CIBA, the Ibero American Regional Association of CILECT (the International Association of Film and Television Schools), and Final Draft, Screenwriting Software. read more…

The new article by Steve Solot highlights the new incentives from Portugal and Miami to attract film and TV productions

In his new article published on August 1 in the “Revista de Cinema,” Steve Solot, President of Latin American Training Center-LATC and Executive Director of the Brazilian Film Commission Network-REBRAFIC, comments the new incentive programs from Portugal and Miami, which promise to further increase the ferocious competition among states, cities and countries around the world to offer locations, infrastructure, support and especially a range of fiscal incentives, subsidies and rebates to reduce the cost of production of films, TV programs and commercials. read more…

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