Within the framework of the Iberseries Platino Industria week, the representatives of the EPC and FIPCA representing more than a thousand producers from Europe, Latin America and Canada, agreed on a common vision of the future of the industry, and the need to work together in various initiatives:
- Role and Definition of the independent producer -Collaborate in the dissemination of the EPC Code of Fair Practices when working with the streamers -Encourage audiovisual and feature film co-productions between Europe and Latin America -Encourage diversity and strengthen the independent producers and the all ecosystem of the industry To this end, we decided to meet on a regular basis in order to go ahead with this agenda and other related issues driven by the common objective of strengthening the work of the independent producer.
"It is important that independent producers from both sides of the Atlantic, who share concerns and interests, come together to, with one voice, help define the future of the audiovisual industry in these moments full of opportunities and challenges"
Alvaro Longoria, Vice President of the EPC
"The conclusion of this agreement between European and Ibero-American producers is the first step in the work of two continents to strengthen the audiovisual industry and solve the challenges presented by the new paradigms."
Adrian Solar, President FIPCA.
EPC: EUROPEAN PRODUCERS CLUB - European organization that gathers 180 independent producers, producing feature films and tv series, coming from 30 countries in Europe and Canada.
FIPCA: Ibero-American Federation of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Producers that brings together associations of audiovisual producers from eighteen Ibero-American countries.