New Brazilian Film Commission Network – REBRAFIC Joins AFCI Affiliate Member Program | LATC – Latin American Training Center

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New Brazilian Film Commission Network – REBRAFIC Joins AFCI Affiliate Member ProgramMay 19th, 2015 (Homepage, notícia)Steve Solot, Executive Director of the recently-created Brazilian Film Commission Network-REBRAFIC (Rede Brasileira de Film Commissions), and Kevin Clark, Executive Director of the Association of Film Commissioners International-AFCI announced a new basic framework agreement for the mutual exchange of resources and benefits between their organizations, during a joint ceremony on May 17th during the Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival.

The announcement was made at the booth of Cinema do Brasil, the Brazilian Film Industry Export Program. Solot also serves as President of the Rio Film Commission and President of the Latin American Training Center.According to the new Agreement, the AFCI will place the REBRAFIC logo, website and contact information on its own website, so that producers from all over the world will have access to all REBRAFIC member film commissions (both those in formation as well as those already legally constituted). In addition, the members of REBRAFIC shall have access to AFCI University Courses.The recently-created Brazilian Film Commission Network will join the AFCI worldwide network of more than 300 film commissions representing six continents, devoted to serving the motion picture, television, commercial, digital and interactive media industry by supplying essential goods and services for the business of facilitating film and television production activity, which generates billions of dollars annually.Film commissions, established by cities, counties, states, provinces or federal governments, are generally operated and funded by government agencies, such as the governor’s or mayor’s office, the county board of supervisors, chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, travel commissions, and business and economic development departments. Their primary responsibility is to attract film and video production to their area to capture economic benefits of hiring local crews and talent, renting local equipment, using hotel rooms, rental cars, catering services, and other goods and services supplied on location.The announcement ceremony was attended by: Kevin Clark, Executive Director of the AFCI; Silvia Rabello, President of SICAV, Interstate Audiovisual Union of Rio de Janeiro; Ana Leticia Fialho, Executive Manager of Cinema do Brasil; Manoel Rangel, President of the National Film Agency, Ancine; André Sturm, President of Cinema do Brasil; Thamilla Talarico, Audiovisual Director of FIRJAN; Fabio Cesnik, Legal Advisor of REBRAFIC, and Steve Solot, Executive Director of REBRAFIC.For more information visit www.rebrafic.net and www.afci.org.Fabio Cesnik, André Sturm, Ana Leticia Fialho, Thamilla Talarico, Manoel Rangel, Silvia Rabello, Kevin Clark, Steve Solot.

Source: New Brazilian Film Commission Network – REBRAFIC Joins AFCI Affiliate Member Program | LATC – Latin American Training Center

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LATC lança Guia para Film Commissions e REBRAFIC em encontro no escritório da ABPITVSteve Solot, presidente do Centro de Treinamento e Assessoria Audiovisual  – LATC (Latin America Training Center) e presidente da Rio Film Commission, esteve na tarde dessa segunda-feira, 23, no escritório da ABPITV em São Paulo  para o lançamento do “Guia para Film Commissions no Brasil”, livro com orientação básica para a implantação e operação de um escritório de apoio às produções audiovisuais em cidades ou estados brasileiros, escrito em parceria com o escritório de advocacia Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas. Na ocasião também foi lançada a Rede Brasileira de Film Commissions, a Rebrafic.Segundo Solot, o livro traz em 10 capítulos um panorama dos pilares básicos de uma film commission, que é o atendimento ao produtor, a atração de atividades audiovisuais e a gestão da film commission. O advogado Fábio Cesnik, acrescentou que a obra apresenta alguns modelos de film commission e de como adaptá-los ao Brasil e dá insights de como criar um atrativo para a film commission.Sobre a Rebrafic, Solot explicou que a rede surge de uma necessidade de organização do setor.  Um estatuto está sendo desenvolvido pelo escritório Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas, e, segundo Solot, os próximos passos são o lançamento de um website, workshops para as film commissions, sendo que o primeiro deles deve acontecer durante o Festival do Rio, e  a participação em mercados internacionais de audiovisual junto com parceiros como ABPITV, por meio do Brazilian TV Producers, programa de exportação da associação em parceria com a Apex-Brasil e o Cinema do Brasil. A rede conta com um conselho consultivo do qual fazem parte Marco Altberg, presidente da ABPITV, Silvia Rabello, do SICAV, Debora Ivanov, da SIAESP, Ana Letícia Fialho, do Cinema do Brasil, além de representantes da APRO, Fundacine e Embratur que ainda serão indicados.

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