The US Film Industry Inmersion program took place in Los Angeles at the American Cinematheque Theatre from Nov 4-9.
LATC and EGEDA with the support of IFTA Foundation and NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) held the FIFTH annual Inmersion program.
Thirty producers from Spain and several countries in Latin America participated in this program that gave them the opportunity to experience an “immersion” into the commercial, legal, marketing, artistic, academic and new media aspects of the US audiovisual industry through an intensive schedule of meetings, presentations, panels and other industry activities in Los Angeles.
During the Program, participants had the opportunity to ask specific questions and discuss their projects with US-based producers, agents, studio executives and distributors, generating real possibilities for development, financing, distribution and co-production. The participants were also be provided with an exclusive insider’s tour and access to selected events of the American Film Market, the premiere global marketplace for films.
Some of the participants were: The 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) together with the Spanish producers Enrique Viciano, Olmo Figueredo, Marta Velasco,Jaime Lopez-Urrutia and Jose Ortuño and a strong group of professionals from different countries of Latam,China and New Zealand.
They had also a pitching training and a pitching session in which they had the chance to pitch their current and future projects and to end the immersion program, the whole group attended AFM.