LOS ANGELES, NOVEMBER 2-7, 2015
The Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program in Los Angeles is a unique five-day program of panels, meetings, workshop, networking and pitching opportunities with selected film and TV industry players and executives, finance conferencies and access to the American Film Market 2015!
Designed for international film and television industry professionals, the Program offers the opportunity to explore, understand and access the enormous potential of the global and US entertainment market.
The Program is organized by the Latin American Training Center-LATC with support of the Independent Film & Television Alliance – IFTA and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers-NALIP.
The Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program in Los Angeles includes:
- Intensive Professional Film Industry Agenda (3-4/Nov)
- LATC Pitch Training and Panel with Industry Players and Executives (4/Nov)
- Access to American Film Market (5/Nov) and AFM Finance Conferencies (6/Nov)
- Welcome and Orientation Session (3/Nov)
- 5 nights in a Los Angeles Hotel, breakfasts included (2-7/ Nov)
- Transfers and Ground transportation in LA during the Program (2-7/Nov)
- Certificate of Participation
On November 2-7, 15-20 global audiovisual industry professionals will have the opportunity to experience an “immersion” into the US audiovisual industry.
During the LATC Program, participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions and discuss their projects with market film and TV executives, producers, agents, studio executives and distributors, to generate real possibilities for development, financing, distribution and co-production. And will also have access to the American Film Market, the premiere global marketplace for films.
Among the many companies and organizations that have collaborated with previous LATC Programs are: Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA), 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, IM Global, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), Sony Pictures Classics, HBO Documentaries, Goldcrest Films, Overture Films, Circle of Confusion, Cinema Tropical, the Independent Film Channel, Phoenix Picture, UTA and Participant Media.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
The Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program in Los Angeles is a full-time program and is open to filmmakers, entertainment and media managers, lawyers, professors, students, executives and government officials from all over the world interested in an “immersion” into the US audiovisual industry.
Interested people are free to participate with or without film projects.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAM
- The Global Audiovisual Industry Immersion Program in Los Angeles is a full-time, 40-hour program.
FULL COST AND DISCOUNTS OPTIONS
The Full Registration Fee options are:
- US$ 3,020 (single room occupancy);
- US$ 2,720 (double room occupancy).
Applicants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. The full registration deadline is September 1st!
Registration Fee with the Early Bird 5% discount for payments made by August 1st: US$ 2,869 (single room occupancy); US$ 2,584 (double room occupancy). Registration Fee with a 5% discount up to August 1st for: a) members of audiovisual professional associations from Latin America and Europe;
b) members of LATC partners (EGEDA, ABPITV, CILECT, FIAPF, SICAV), and
c) participants in previous LATC programs. US$ 2,869 (single room occupancy); US$ 2,584 (double room occupancy). Promotional Registration Fee with NO Hotel Accommodations included: US$ 2,000. IMPORTANT: THE DISCOUNTS ARE NOT CUMULATIVE.
The Payments options are:
- International credit card via PayPal.
- PayPal account.
- Wire transfer or direct deposit to the LATC bank account in Brazil or USA: In this case, please, contact LATC for payment instructions (Fernanda Lima, email@example.com).
- Medium-level English proficiency (minimum: good comprehension, average speaking) is required.
- Completed personal information with 500 characters biography and photograph are required by September 15th.
- US tourist or business visa. Each participant is responsible for round-trip travel arrangements from city of origin to Los Angeles and US entry visa.
- Minimum age: 18.
- Confirmations of the completed registration with payment will be provided by email.
- Confirmation of the Program subject to minimum number of 10 confirmed participants.
- Filmmakers who intend to discuss or present their film projects in group meetings must provide a one-page synopsis (in English) by May 20th. LATC cannot guarantee that all projects submitted will be presented.
- In the event of cancelation of the program, deposits made through PayPal will be returned, less corresponding PayPal transaction charge.
- LATC reserves the right to make necessary changes to the schedule at any time, without notice, and the right to cancel/substitute meetings, seminars or dates/times, subject to speakers’ availability.
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.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) seeks to inspire, promote, and advocate for Latino content creators in media. As an established non-profit organization, NALIP advances the development of Latino content creation through its programs focusing on narrative, documentary, TV, and digital formats. For more information, please visit www.nalip.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.
MORE DETAILS, PLEASE CONTACT: Fernanda Lima, LATC Project Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.