Based in Rio de Janeiro and founded in 2008 by Steve Solot, one of the screen sector’s most
experienced strategy professionals, the Latin American Training Center-LATC is a media training and consulting center focused on professionals of the audiovisual content industry. Its mission is to offer technical training and support through intensive programs, publications, competitions, workshops and creative seminars on specific topics to contribute to expansion of the industry.

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LATC announces a new edition of LATINX, its annual Screenplay Treatment Competition

As part of its continuing policy to support screenwriting in Latin America in Latin America and the exchange between the countries of the region, as well as foster artistic creation and encourage novice screenwriters in the highly competitive film and entertainment...

Registration is now open for the LATC-GATC 2024.1 Online English Course for Audiovisual Professionals

The LATC Online English Course for Audiovisual Professionals was developed to meet verbal communication and specific vocabulary demands for professionals from different audiovisual sectors. In addition to improving English skills, the course familiarizes participants...

LATC announces a free e-book on the audiovisual public policy landscape in Latin America

Published by the Latin American Training Center-LATC and sponsored by Olsberg•SPI, the new book, “The Audiovisual Public Policy Landscape in Latin America”, is a unique collection of articles by experienced and renowned public and private sector figures on...

LATC, ACRJ and ABCCC offer a free filmmaking course for youth from communities in Rio de Janeiro

Last Saturday, March 30, marked the start of the free course “MAKING YOUR FIRST FILM” the social inclusion initiative through audiovisual sector, for students aged 13 and over, from the following selected Rio de Janeiro communities (also known as favelas): Julio Otoni, Tavares Bastos, Pereira da Silva, Fallet, Morro Azul, Santo Amaro, Cerro Corrá, Rocinha and Tabajaras.  The students will learn filmmaking techniques and will produce short-subject films. read more…

Following the great success of previous programs, LATC and MPA announce a new series of technical training courses for audiovisual professionals in Spanish-speaking Latin America

The Latin American Training Center-LATC and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) are pleased to announce a new series of Spanish-language technical training courses for audiovisual industry professionals in Latin America, following the great success of the two previous editions, which included participants from throughout the region. Registration for the courses, which run from April to July 2024, is now open. read more…

GATC and AMP announce a program of online master classes for audiovisual professionals from Nigeria

Organized by the Global Audiovisual Training Center-GATC in collaboration with the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Nigeria, the GATC-AMP Professional Development Program for Nigeria is a series of 5 online master classes (via Zoom) in English conducted by renowned industry professionals on the following topics: Sales Agents and International Representation, Special Effects, Script Supervisor, Assistant Director, and Production Designer. read more…

Steve Solot’s new article highlights the growing importance of production incentives among film funding sources

In his new article, published in Spanish on January 31st in the “Audiovisual451” and in Portuguese on February 1st in the “Revista de Cinema,” Steve Solot, LATC President, and Associate for Latin America, Olsberg•SPI, states that production incentives can compensate the reduction of public funding of audiovisual content, as illustrated in the new study by the European Audiovisual Observatory. read more…

GATC Goes Global and Announces a New MOU with Nigeria

In response to the enormous international demand for below-the-line crew training programs, the Global Audiovisual Training Center-GATC, the international banner of the Latin American Training Center-LATC, is expanding its programs beyond IberoAmerica to other regions of the world, with the signing of the new MOU with the Movie Producer Association (AMP) of Nigeria. read more…

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