Speakers - Valdivia 2011


Ibermedia Spain 

The Ibermedia program is a coproduction fund ratified and financed by 18 member countries an observers of the Conference of Audiovisual and Cinematographic Authorities of Ibero America (CAACI). Its objective is to foster the Ibero American audiovisual industry by boosting distribution, promotion, training, co-production and project development. Likewise, it promotes the circulation of Ibero American audiovisual works in their own and in foreign markets.



El Teatro USA

Based in Hollywood, world entertainment capital, and Santiago, Latin American technology and business capital, El Teatro is an entertainment company with the capability of resolving 21st century obstacles in distribution and media creation. Our focus is technology, specializing in digital cinema and new media distribution, with the objective of content access: filmmakers accessing audiences, audiences accessing high- quality content, and advertisers and exhibitors accessing both.



Zapata Filmes Brazil

The catalogue of La Zapata Filmes, a production house dedicated to documentary filmmaking, includes, FIDELIDAD (2004), Walter da Silveira Award in Bahia, LA DANZA DE LA VIDA (2007), EN BLANCO (2007) and ACTO DE VIDA, which have participated in over twenty international festivals. In 2011, it is set to release SIMONE its first fiction feature, along with coproducing the awarded HISTORIAS DE FRONTERA. In addition, La Zapata offers distribution and curatorship services, through its alternative network with presence in 8 countries. Finally, it carries out activities in the institutional and Brand-entertainment sectors.





Touscoprod is a participatory website that offers audiovisual project-leaders to fully fund, broadcast and promote their projects, thanks to the involvement of the Touscoprod online community. Launched in 2009, it was the first participatory website devoted to audiovisual projects. Nearly 15,000 members have invested over € 650,000, in 35 different films: one screened in Cannes, two were nominated for an Academy Award, another one, to the Golden Bear, but all were made possible by the Touscoprod online community!



Carola LEIVA

Kinder Cine Chile

Kinder Cine is an initiative by distributors Quality S.A. beginning in 2011, with funding from the National Council for the Arts and Culture. Its objective is to develop new audiences, achieving it by inviting preschool children to enjoy quality films at a movie house, and later, within the schools, turning the class into a miniature venue; finally, working with educators that carry out activities especially developed by Kinder through novel didactic material. To date, it works with 500 kids from at risk sectors.



Jonathon PERCHAL

Artificial Eye UK

Artificial Eye is committed to distributing the best in European and world cinema since its foundation in 1976 by Andi Engel. Their film library includes 300 European and world cinema features, 15-20 new theatrical titles, 30 new DVD titles a year. AE's DVD sales go through Fusion Media Sales Ltd, a wholly-owned CAE subsidiary, which also distributes DVD for eleven other client labels in addition to Artificial Eye.




Centro Cultural Yaneramai Bolivia

Yaneramai Cultural Center is an organization that orients its endeavors in the areas of audiovisual distribution, sales, exhibition, research and training. Their activities fall within the Microcinema Network model, which was created in alliance with Grupo Chaski in Peru, and whose objective is to build an audiovisual industry that responds to the economic, social and cultural realities in Latin American countries.