Based in Rio de Janeiro and founded in 2008 by Steve Solot, one of the screen sector’s most
experienced strategy professionals, the Latin American Training Center-LATC is a media training and consulting center focused on professionals of the audiovisual content industry. Its mission is to offer technical training and support through intensive programs, publications, competitions, workshops and creative seminars on specific topics to contribute to expansion of the industry.

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LATINX Screenplay Treatment Competition


With the theme “Latin American Diversity”, LATC announces the new edition of LATINX, its annual Screenplay Treatment Competition

As part of its continuing policy to support screenwriting in Latin America, foster artistic creation and encourage novice screenwriters in the highly competitive audiovisual industry, the Latin American Training Center-LATC presents another edition of its traditional...

LATC announces a free e-book on the audiovisual public policy landscape in Latin America

Published by the Latin American Training Center-LATC and sponsored by Olsberg•SPI, the new book, “The Audiovisual Public Policy Landscape in Latin America”, is a unique collection of articles by experienced and renowned public and private sector figures on...

Learn about Olsberg•SPI, our new audiovisual industry consulting service partner

Olsberg•SPI is an international strategy consultancy for the creative industries, which provides a range of expert consultancy and strategic advisory services to public and private sector clients, specialising in the worlds of film, television, video games and digital...

The Latin American Training Program for Audiovisual Professionals Launches in Argentina

To update and improve their skills, the FILMANDES cluster together with the Latin American Training Center-LATC and the Argentine Audiovisual Corridor (CAAR) present a series of online masterclasses for professionals in the Argentine audiovisual industry. The Program kicked off on Tuesday, May 4, with a masterclass entitled: “Scouting in Latin America: local productions, co-productions and production services — Similarities and Differences”, presented by José Luis García Espina. read more…

The LATC Professional Development Program for Audiovisual Technicians in Brazil was a huge success

With 213 participants from throughout Brazil, the series of 10 free online masterclasses for Brazilian below-the-line professionals was a huge success. Held February 1-12 in a virtual platform, the Program was organized by the Latin American Training Center-LATC in partnership with the Interstate Union of Film and Audiovisual Industry Workers-STIC, and the Brazilian Association of Cinematographers Film Courses (ABC Cursos de Cinema). Institutional support was provided by SICAV, BRAVI and RioFilme. read more…

Olsberg•SPI Announces Free Public Policy Audiovisual Diagnostic Consultation Service in Latin America

International creative industries strategy consultancy OlsbergSPI (“SPI”), based in London, announces the launch of a new free one-hour consultation service for public sector entities in Latin America. SPI’s Public Policy Audiovisual Diagnostic Consultation offers an opportunity to discuss all aspects of a country´s public sector audiovisual strategy with the firm’s experts, and how the strategy could be improved or updated. read more…

Global screen sector consultancy firm Olsberg•SPI announces appointment of Steve Solot as Associate for Latin America

Steve Solot, one of the screen sector’s most experienced strategy professionals, has joined OlsbergSPI as Associate covering Latin America. Steve has a distinguished career as Senior Vice President of Latin American Operations for the Motion Picture Association between 1995 and 2008; seven years as president of the Rio Film Commission; founder of the Brazil Film Commission Network; ten years as President of the Latin American Training Center-LATC, and most recently two years as Latin American production policy manager for Netflix. read more…

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