The Iberoamerican Films Crossing Borders, an initiative by Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) from Spain together with the Instituto Buñuel.
This event, which for the first time took place place in South America- was conceived to encourage the circulation of Ibero-American films outside their countries of origin, particularly in Europe, where Latin movies still face difficulties in crossing borders.
The objective of the seminar is to provide Ibero-American professionals of the audiovisual industry with key industry practices, in order to enable them improving the quality and potential of their audiovisual projects in order to promote and sell their films in a competitive international film market place.
For this reason IBCB aims to gather industry professionals, get them to know each other, and encourage collaborations and networking to enable participants to meet key experts and players of the audiovisual industry in a relaxed atmosphere (working groups)
The structure of the seminar is based on a 2-day workshop (lectures, working groups and one-to-one meetings) . 25 Ibero-American film industry professionals will participate (directors, screenwriters and producers).
Patricia Martin and Alfredo Calvino participated as lecturers.
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil 2011