as China, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil and Spain. Although the participants were mainly professional producers, the group also included screenwriters, directors, entertainment lawyers and industry players. LATC again joined forces with the Los Angeles office of EGEDA (Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales), the Spanish producer rights collection society, for this fifth Program
The intensive schedule of industry meetings included briefing sessions by leading entertainment attorneys, film industry executives, independent market consultants, as well as top talent agency executives, managers, successful writer/producers, “pitching” training sessions and presentation of pitches to a highly qualified panel of producers. Presentations covered international markets, current trends in independent film production and distribution, the new business models generated by the latest technologies and new opportunities for independent producers in the US and international markets in multiple windows and platforms.
Companies and organizations presenting in this year’s program included: National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) Foundation, Writers Guild of America (WGA), Producers Guild of America (PGA), Warner Bros., Treehouse Pictures, Lava Bear Films, Hayden Law Offices, Untitled Entertainment, IM Global, Donaldson+Calif Law Office, Creative Projects Group, Avila Entertainment, Arenas Entertainment, Latin World Entertainment (LWE) among others.