On April 5, the Latin American Training Center-LATC announced its latest publication, Current Financing Mechanisms for Audiovisual Content in Latin America – 3rd Edition, during the Rio2C Creative Conference, focused on the creative industry, including audiovisual, music and innovation, which took place in the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.
The book launch was part of the program in the Content Arena, entitled “3 in 1 – Entertainment in Brazil, Latin America and Portugal” which also presented two other publications for audiovisual professionals: Manual de Financiamento Ao Audiovisual – Cinema, TV, VOD e Games – Edição 2018/2019 (A Manual for Audiovisual Finance – Film, TV VOD and Games) and the brochure Doing Entertainment Business in Brazil. The presentations were made by Steve Solot, LATC President, Pedro Saad, Director of Produtora Brasileira, as well as Fábio Cesnik, Roberto Jucá, Gilberto Toscano and Rodrigo Salinas of the Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Law Firm.
“Current Financing Mechanisms for Audiovisual Content in Latin America – 3rd Edition” (Mecanismos actuales de financiación de contenidos audiovisuales en Latinoamérica – 3ª Edición) is the updated and expanded, bilingual English-Spanish sourcebook on 15 Latin American countries. LATC has again invited a select group of legal and technical experts from each country to prepare a chapter on the principal mechanisms of financing audiovisual content, and has added chapters from Panama and Paraguay in response to numerous requests. Other countries represented in the publication are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México, Peru, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.
The book is sponsored by Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados-CQS and Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP–CDAS, and is available free of charge in e-book format here.