The first contest CLAG MEDIA TALENT,
organized by the GalicianAudiovisual Cluster (Clag)
with the support of Television de Galicia (TVG)
, the Wednesday, September 17, 2014, in Santiago, was presented at a ceremony attended participation Clag president, Andrés Barbé
, and the director of the TVG, Rosa Vilas
. This initiative aims to detect new audiovisual talent and connect with the business, resulting in a catalog of innovative formats with commercial viability, after evaluation by a jury will be issued as a pilot for winning the Galician regional channel.
In the presentation of CLAG MEDIA TALENT
, held in the City of Culture of Galicia, young artists participated and were represented a significant number of Galician production and training centers that impart various lessons related to audiovisual.
During his speech, President Clag announced the opening of the convocation of the first contest CLAG MEDIA TALENT
the 1st of October, and referred to the initiative as "the starting point" ahead of the final goal of the contest is "to dispose of the products to the international market." For Andrés Barbé initiatives such as this help "the audiovisual talent flow and not atomize."
For his part, the director of the TVG referred to the importance of such initiatives to output the innovative ideas "abound in the audiovisual sector". Rosa said Vilas- contents are increasingly necessary, given the increasing number of platforms that is occurring today.
Furthermore, the responsible regional television channel highlighted the role of the TVG as an engine of Galician audiovisual sector, and warned that "we already have the structure, which will incorporate the talents". In this regard, he expressed the need to involve the University and other training centers in developing the sector. CLAG MEDIA TALENT
This competition may participate individually all the major creators of 18. The call for this first edition of CLAG MEDIA TALENT
will open on October 1. The authors will have until November 14 to file your forms. The same term for companies to express their interest in tutoring any of the shortlisted projects.
A commission formed by production companies conduct screenings of projects participating in the mentoring program, among all submitted to the contest and designate the producer in charge of tutoring each preset formats. The innovative nature of the project will be evaluated, its originality, which is economically viable and their potential for commercialization to exit the foreign market.
During the mentoring program, two weeks, the company will make recommendations based on their expertisse creator in order to improve the project from the standpoint of creative, technical and commercial. Finally, after the evaluation of these works, the jury will select the winning design for the issuance do its pilot on Television de Galicia. Collaboration agreement Clag-TVG
To end the ceremony, the president of the Clag and TVG Manager also signed a cooperation agreement between the cluster and the Galician regional television channel for the development of this initiative.
This project also has the support of Igape and the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the European Regional Development Fund, through the lines of "Aids Igape innovative clusters (clusters) in the Autonomous Community of Galicia, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the Feder Galicia "2007-2013 operational program.
The Galician Audiovisual Cluster report in the coming weeks, across all communication channels (web, social networks ...) launch of the call for the first edition of CLAG MEDIA TALENT
and make public the terms of this competition.