The first edition of the International Film Production Seminars (Seminarios Internacionales de Producción Cinematográfica-SIPC 2016), organized by Transversal Film, with the support of the Latin American Training Center-LATC, will take place May 3-5 in Lima Peru.  SIPC 2016 is a 3 day seminar with master classes by Steve Solot, LATC President and President of the Rio Film Commission, Harris Tulchin, attorney and specialist in audiovisual projects and contracts in the US film industry and Octavio Marin, producer and specialist in film producer training, also based in Los Angeles.

Together with the International Film Production Seminars there will be a National Call for Feature Film Projects.  The top six projects will participate in individual technical consulting sessions with the expert international consultants mentioned above, and the winning project will receive a U$500 cash prize.

The SIPC is aimed at both professionals and students of communications, cinema and audiovisual studies, as well as filmmakers with feature film projects who wish to participate in the call-for-projects and the individual technical consulting sessions. Space is limited and registration with payment is open until May 1st,

Support for the SIPC is provided by EGEDA PERU (Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales), the computer firm Hewlett Packard-HP, the translation company, Bilingualls, La Mula Producciones, DAFO and the Ministry of Culture of PERU and INDECOPI.

For more information, including the full program of the event and regulations of the Call for Feature Film Projects, see

About Transversal Films:

A Peruvian audiovisual content producer headed by the filmmaker and producer Roberto Barba “el Jarcor,” a renowned short-subject director with ample experience in the Peruvian audiovisual sector. He has produced eight shorts which have been awarded numerous prizes in Peru and in many international festivals. His most recent short, “Modernidad” won the Best Iberoamerican Short in the HISPASAT 4K 2015 Festival in Madrid, as well as multiple other international prizes.  In addition to completing his feature film project “Los Quince Años de Valentina” he serves as president of EGEDA Peru and is developing plans to connect the Peruvian film industry to international producers by means of the SPIC.

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