Connect with global filmmakers, producers and industry players
Connect with global filmmakers, producers and industry players
LATC Global Film & TV Program
How does the modular structure work?
⦁ Hotel Wi-Fi
⦁ Airport-hotel-airport transfers
⦁ Ground transportation to all program activities
Offers insight into key current Global and U.S. Industry topics and trends with opportunities to improve industry skills and connect with professionals from around the world. Highlights include:
- Major Studios vs. Independent Producers
- Case Study: Independent Film Success Story
- Inside International Film Festivals and Markets
- AFM Orientation
- Entertainment and I.P. Law Overview
- Brazilian Consulate Reception (TBC)
Focused on developing industry relationships and multiple business opportunities and meetings with leaders, producers and executives based in Los Angeles. Highlights include:
- Business meetings with industry professionals in their L.A. offices
- Gap Financing for film and television projects
- Conducting audiovisual business in the U.S.
- Netflix operation overview
- WGA-PGA Mixer (Networking Reception)
AFM Market Preparation Module
Orientation and tips to prepare audiovisual professionals for markets and how to pitch their projects to L.A. producers, including legal/commercial consulting prior to the AFM market. Highlights include:
- Professional Pitch Training
- Pitch Panel to present projects and films to local L.A. producers
- How to use the IFTA Deal Memo
- CDAS free legal half-hour consulting legal prior to program or on-site
- Evaluation by LATC Consultants on commercial aspects of your project prior to program or on-site upon request
L.A. & Studio Tour Module
Tours are available for participants seeking an understanding of major studios and behind-the-scenes iconic sites of Los Angeles. Highlights include:
- Hollywood Sites & Movie Locations Tour
- Sony Pictures Studio Tour
AFM Business & Market Module
An “immersion experience” in the American Film Market 2018, including a Day Badge with full access and essential tips to maximize your experience on the market by LATC Consultants.
- One Day Badge, including AFM Orientation, Screenings and a Networking Reception
- Meeting space in the new LATC Representation Office, in the AFM headquarters, subject to availability
Chairman, Creative Projects, Inc.
Will speak on “The State of the Industry”
William Nix is Chairman of the Creative Projects Group® and a Producer with extensive experience in in the entertainment, media, sports, intellectual property and creativity fields.
Along with Producer Salma Hayek, he was Executive Producer of an animated feature film based on Kahlil Gibran’s iconic work The Prophet. The film was written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin). Among its ten award nominations were three 2015 Annie-Nominations and inclusion in the Oscars Animated Feature Film Nomination short-list. He is also the Producer of numerous other feature film and television productions including a new animated feature film with the Daytona and International Speedway Corporation’s tracks and competitions as the settings. His work involves both traditional media and multiple content delivery platforms, technologies and genres. Having worked with both major studios and independents for several decades, including Jeff Skoll’s Participant Media, he and his colleagues develop and produce innovative new content for global audiences to experience.
Will speak on “Inside the International Film Festival and Markets”
Sydney Levine has over thirty-five years’ experience in the entertainment industry.
Levine has worked in international distribution for Twentieth Century Fox in Amsterdam, in Ross Perot’s start up video company Inovision, in marketing for ABC Video Enterprises, at Public Media Inc. the social issue documentary division of Films Inc. and Pyramid Films, the award winning short film distribution company in Santa Monica California. During her tenure at all these companies she acquired features and documentaries for international and domestic distribution.
Her online course on the international independent film business has been used by UCLA Extension Film School Certificate Program and is currently in use at Woodbury University.
She speaks French, German, Spanish and English and travels extensively on the international film market circuit as a hired panel moderator, educator, consultant for filmmakers, the Cannes Film Market, the Berlinale’s European Film Market and Talent Campus, Deutsche Welle Akademie and others. Levine’s educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Southern California, a License from the Sorbonne University of Paris and a BFA from the University of California.
Will speak on “Gap Financing for film and television projects”
HARRIS E. TULCHIN is an entertainment lawyer, producer, author, and producer’s representative.
He has lectured extensively at forums such as UCLA, USC, AFI, IFP, ShowBiz Expo, IFTA, The Sundance Producer’s Conference, Singapore Film & Television Conference, Cannes, Asia (Bangkok, Thailand and Beijing, China), Galway (Ireland), Los Angeles / AFI and Santa Barbara Film Festivals, Digital Hollywood, The Learning Annex, The International Film School in Cuba, Variety’s New York Film Finance Forum, and numerous others.
As Entertainment Media Consulting’s president / owner, Harris E. Tulchin has produced or executive produced over a dozen films. As a producer’s representative, Mr. Tulchin has sold and licensed hundreds of films on behalf of his production company clients. Mr. Tulchin was also an IFTA arbitrator and has served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving the motion picture and television business.
As a private practitioner, his clients have included, among others: Sony Pictures, MGM/United Artists, Hallmark Entertainment, Lionsgate Pictures, MCA/Universal, Cineville/HBO, and Showtime. His clients also include numerous independent producers, writers, directors, actors, digital developers, animators, and musicians.
Will speak on “Entertainment Law Overview”
Janis Nelson represents clients across a broad spectrum of the entertainment industry...
Janis speaks at professional conferences addressing issues such as motion picture financing and production, negotiation of entertainment agreements, and legal ethics issues for entertainment lawyers. In 2012 she was a guest lecturer at Chapman University on the legal aspects of film production.
Janis is currently on the board of Dance Camera West, a member of Center Dance Arts, and serves as Board Chair of Jewish Women’s Theater. She has also served on the boards of the Los Angeles Ballet, Women in Film and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. Janis is based at the CDAS office in Beverly Hills.
President and CEO, LATC
Will speak on “AV Industry Associations, Institutions and Government Offices”
Steve Solot is founder and President of the Latin American Training Center-LATC, (Centro Latino-Americano de Treinamento e Assessoria AV) a regional media training and consulting center in Rio de Janeiro, specialized in creative training programs for audiovisual content producers in Latin America.
Note: The confirmed list of Speakers and Schedule of the modules will be available 2 weeks before the Program start date. 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.
Register before July 15th for the 7% Early-Bird discount. Special discounts are available for participants of previous LATC programs and members of partner organizations. The final registration deadline is August 31. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
- Regular Fee: US$ 600
- Regular Fee: US$ 1,150.00
- Regular Fee: US$ 1,700.00
- Regular Fee: US$ 2,200.00
LATC Representation Office
- Includes four modules with hotel accommodation Oct. 30 – Nov. 4 (5 nights with double occupancy).
- Regular Fee: US$ 3,200.00
Full Program with inclusion in the LATC Office Line-up
- Includes four modules with hotel accommodation Oct. 30 – Nov. 4 (5 nights with double occupancy), and participant’s project or finished film, inclusion in The Film Catalogue®, LATC Office Brochure and the printed AFM Catalog through LATC, providing huge visibility for pre-sales and distribution at the AFM.
- Regular Fee: US$ 4,000.00
Full Program with complete access to LATC Rep. Office
- Includes four modules with hotel accommodation Oct. 30 – Nov. 6 (7 nights with double occupancy), meeting space with on-site support at AFM, Industry Badge access (Nov. 3 – 6), LATC Office Line-up, three pre-scheduled meetings arranged by LATC, Cinando and MyAFM subscriptions, CDAS half-hour free legal consultation, access to the online list of registered Buyers and more benefits.
- Regular Fee: US$ 5,000.00
⦁ Additional Cost for hotel accommodation with single occupancy: 5 nights = US$ 600 or 7 nights = US$ 800.
⦁ English comprehension (medium to good)
⦁ US tourist visa (LATC will provide a formal invitation letter upon request)
⦁ For students/academics: confirmation of university affiliation, current enrollment or graduation within one year
⦁ Minimum 21 years of age
⦁ An international credit card is required for hotel check-in
How to Register
⦁ Download the registration form below. Complete, sign and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
⦁ Receive a submission confirmation e-mail by LATC, which will review your request and return.
⦁ Pay the Registration Fee. If you meet the Program Requirements, you will receive an e-mail with the payment instructions.
⦁ Confirmation of participation. After receive the payment, LATC will provide the Confirmation Letter of the Program.