Programs and Projects

Film and Movie Production

Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Latin American Training Center (LATC), and Brazil International Foundation are partners in the joint venture of a wide range of activities aimed at providing academic, political, resource, awareness and training activities for regions of Latin-America.

The project began in January 2018 with the premiere of the Brazilian film "Dear Embassador", while hosting the presence of Brazilian director, Luiz Fernando Goulart.

In addition, the following activities are planned:

Business workshops, cultural, artistic aspects of film and television production in Latin America

The inauguration of an annual cinema cycle with Brazilian films of recognized cultural, artistic and social value, representing the five regions of Brazil

Support for the film series is being provided by the Brazil International Foundation, the Brazilian Network of Film Commissions, the Audiovisual Promotion Division of the Cultural Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil and the Consulate General of Brazil in Miami. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Michael J. Horswell, PhD, Director of the Faculty of Arts and Letters Dorothy F. Schmidt of FAU, and Steve Solot, President of LATC. Director Horswell whom was introduced to Mr. Solot and to LATC through Aloysio Vasconcellos, President of the Brazil International Foundation and member of the Community Advisory Council of the Faculty of Arts and Letters.

Latin American Training Center (LATC) is headquartered in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Latin American Training Center is a regional training, consulting and publishing company that offers technical training seminars and workshops for professional audiovisual content producers and students in Latin America and the United States, as well as government advisory services, film commissions and international film and television producer associations. LATC is affiliated with: CILECT - International Association of Film and Television Schools (Brussels); IFTA - Independent Film & Television Alliance (Los Angeles); IFP - Independent Filmmaker Project (NY); NALIP - National Association of Latino Independent Producers (Los Angeles); EGEDA - Rights Management Agency of Audiovisual Producers (Madrid) and has agreements with law firms specialized in entertainment and intellectual property throughout Latin America in New York and Los Angeles. Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

Florida Atlantic University was founded in 1961, officially opening its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $ 6.3 billion, has more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students on its campuses in southeastern Florida. FAU is an institution of excellence in teaching and research with 10 colleges. It was ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching as a high-level research activity institution. The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies at FAU offers two distinct, but aligned, bachelors degree programs with over 1,200 specializations, a Master of Arts in Communication Studies and a Master of Fine Arts in Media, Technology and Entertainment. The largest of the two undergraduate programs, with more than 800 specializations, is Communication Studies. The Multimedia Studies course allows students to focus on Cinema, Video and New Media or Multimedia Journalism. For more information, visit