Ibero-American Support Fund - Ibermedia
The fund was created in 1997 during the Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government. It is currently part of the audiovisual policies of the Conference of Ibero-American Audiovisual and Film Authorities (CAACI) and has been ratified by 18 member states, which finance its work through differential payments. Its objecives include the encouragement of coproduction, distribution and screening of Ibero-American films and the promotion of training for professionals of this sector. (www.programaibermedia.com)
Three annual calls for its three main lines of action: development, training, distribution and screening.
Challenges identified in the implementation of this measure:
The main difficulties were related to the dynamization of film distribution, circulation and screening on the markets.