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

LATC and the Rio de Janeiro Chamber of Commerce hold a special screening of “Dear Ambassador”

On October 9th, in Rio de Janeiro, the Latin American Training Center-LATC and the Business Council of Cultural Affairs of the Rio de Janeiro Chamber of Commerce-ACRJ held a special screening, followed by a round-table discussion, of the film “Dear Ambassador,” which tells the extraordinary story of the Brazilian Ambassador in Paris, Luis Martins de Souza Dantas, who saved hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust during WWII. read more…

The importance of the Audiovisual Industry in the Brazilian Economy and Rio de Janeiro State is the focus of the new Amcham-Rio Publication

The strength of the audiovisual industry is one of the highlights of the new edition of Brazilian Business, a publication of the American Chamber of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro. According to data of the Ministry of Culture in the article by Bianca Gomes, in 2017 the creative economy represented 2.64% of the national GDP (and 4% in the State of Rio), and represented one of the ten leading economic activities of Brazil, generating one million direct jobs. read more…

Steve Solot to offer a workshop on the Brazilian film and television Market in the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami 2018

This year, the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami, the most traditional and longest-running Brazilian film festival outside of Brazil, will be September 14-23.  Steve Solot, LATC President, will participante in the Workshop, “How to Access the Dynamic Brazilian Film and Television Market” which will also include the two producers, Elisa Tolomelli and Renata Almeida Magalhães. read more…

Registration deadlines for both the Global Film & TV Program and the LATC Representation Office has been extended to September 15th!

Don’t miss this opportunity! To connect with global filmmakers, producers and industry players, the LATC Global Film & TV Program is ideal for you! It includes meetings and lectures with the Producers Guild of America, Writers Guild of America, Motion Picture Association, a Pitch Training Session, Pitching Panel and selected topics such as: How to use the IFTA Deal Memo, Essential Intellectual Property Issues, US Industry Overview, Inside International Film Festivals and Markets, Independents vs. Major Studios, The Role of Talent Agents and AV Industry Associations, Institutions and Government Offices. read more…

In his new article, Steve Solot provides guidelines for the creation of a foreign production incentive in Brazil

In his article entitled “Guidelines for an Efficient Foreign Production Incentive in Brazil,” published on August 9th in the Revista de Cinema, Steve Solot, LATC President and Executive Director of the Brazilian Film Commission Network-REBRAFIC, explains that Brazil is one of the few Latin American countries that still does not offer a foreign production incentive. read more…

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