“POSITIONING THE COUNTRY AS A FILM DESTINATION, A COMMITMENT OF THE FILM COMMISSION OF CHILE”.

Dónde
Chile
When
2020
Quién
MINISTRY OF CULTURES, ARTS AND HERITAGE (MINCAP), THROUGH THE FCCH.
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

THE CHILEAN FILM COMMISSION IS A SPECIALIZED OFFICE DEPENDENT ON THE COUNCIL OF ART AND AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURES, ARTS AND HERITAGE. ITS OBJECTIVE IS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATIONAL AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY BY PROMOTING CHILE AND ITS VARIOUS LOCATIONS AS A FILM DESTINATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE, INCREASING THE CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUR COUNTRY. IN COORDINATION WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS, THEY WORK TO IMPROVE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS, FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL AND FOREIGN PRODUCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. THE COMMISSION PROVIDES LEADERSHIP AND COORDINATION AMONG GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, BUSINESSES, AND OTHERS. AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL, IT WORKS TO PROMOTE AND DISSEMINATE THE WORK OF THE AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY. IT OFFERS INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION WITH ALL ENTITIES THAT INFLUENCE AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION PROCESSES. IN ADDITION, IT PROVIDES INFORMATION ON LOCATIONS, ENTRY OF PEOPLE AND GOODS INTO THE COUNTRY, PERMITS TO FILM AND INSTALLED CAPACITIES (TECHNICIANS, PROFESSIONALS AND COMPANIES RELATED TO THE AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY). AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL, ITS FOCUS IS THE PROMOTION AND DIFFUSION OF CHILE AS PRIVILEGED PLACES TO FILM INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS: FEATURE FILMS, COMMERCIALS, TELEVISION PROGRAMS, AMONG OTHERS. IT ACTS AS A FACILITATOR FOR THOSE FOREIGN PRODUCTIONS THAT WANT TO KNOW THE NATIONAL AUDIOVISUAL OFFER AND DEVELOP THEIR PROJECTS IN A SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE WAY. SPECIFICALLY: COORDINATES DIFFERENT ACTORS, BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY, TO FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTIONS IN OUR COUNTRY; OFFERS AS HOSTS FOR FOREIGN PRODUCTIONS THAT COME TO FILM IN CHILE, PROVIDING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, ALL THE NECESSARY AND SPECIALIZED INFORMATION, AS WELL AS CONTACT WITH THOSE INSTITUTIONS THAT PROVIDE FILMING PERMITS; COORDINATES ACTIONS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL SO THAT CHILE IS AN INCREASINGLY FRIENDLY COUNTRY TO FILM, SO THAT THE DIFFERENT ACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY CAN ENHANCE THEIR WORK AND OFFER BETTER CONDITIONS FOR THE REALIZATION OF PRODUCTIONS; Y, WORKS THROUGH STRATEGIC ALLIANCES WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS, WITH A VIEW TO PROMOTING CHILE AS A FILMING DESTINATION.

IN 2014, THE COMMISSION BEGAN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE "CHILE FILM FRIENDLY PROGRAM", WHICH ENSURES BETTER CONDITIONS TO CARRY OUT PRODUCTIONS, THROUGH STANDARDIZED PROTOCOLS FOR GRANTING FILMING PERMITS, FRIENDLY RATES, AND FACILITATION OF INFORMATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF FILMING, AND PRODUCTIONS IN THE TERRITORIES. WITHIN THIS FRAMEWORK, A SERIES OF LOCAL AGREEMENTS WERE CREATED WITH VARIOUS COMMUNES AT NATIONAL LEVEL, WHICH UNDERTAKE TO OFFER BETTER CONDITIONS TO CARRY OUT PRODUCTIONS.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

THROUGH THE CHILE FILM FRIENDLY PROGRAM, THE FILM COMMISSION OF CHILE (FCCH) HAS MANAGED TO ARTICULATE A PROTOCOL OF SERVICE TO PRODUCTIONS, MAINTAINING A LINK IN THE MUNICIPALITIES IN CHARGE OF ISSUING PERMITS. THESE AGREEMENTS TO DATE HAVE BEEN SIGNED WITH: VALDIVIA, SANTIAGO, PROVIDENCIA AND CONCEPCION. IT IS EXPECTED TO ADD 4 MUNICIPALITIES A YEAR. IT IS IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT IN 2019, THE PRODUCTION PROMOTION CORPORATION - CORFO GENERATED A CALL FOR SUPPORT TO REGIONAL FILM COMMISSIONS, WHERE REGIONAL FILM COMMISSIONS PROJECTS FROM THE REGIONS OF ANTOFAGASTA, ATACAMA, BIOBIO, COQUIMBO, LOS LAGOS, AYSEN AND MAGALLANES, COULD APPLY TO BE BENEFITED WITH TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR 9 MONTHS (FROM DECEMBER 2018), FOR THEIR OPERATION, DEVELOPMENT OR IMPROVEMENT OF THEIR MANAGEMENT MODEL, ACTION OBJECTIVES AND LEADING THEREFORE, A COLLABORATION ALLIANCE WITH THE FCCH, TO STRENGTHEN REGIONAL CAPACITY BASED ON THE CHILE FILM FRIENDLY REGIONAL PLAN. THE BENEFICIARIES SHOULD RESPOND TO RELEVANT INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO KNOW THEIR PROGRAMMING AND MANAGEMENT CAPACITY IN RELATION TO THE REGIONAL PLAN OF THE FCCH. IN TURN, THE PROJECTS MUST MAINTAIN CONSTANT COORDINATION OF THE CULTURE SERIES CORRESPONDING TO THE REGION AND FCCH FOR THE EXECUTION AND PROMOTION OF THEIR ACTIVITIES.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

BUDGET 2019*: CLP$8.958.162.000.-/USD$11.491.157.
** ANNUAL BUDGET ALLOCATED TO THE AUDIOVISUAL DEVELOPMENT FUND, THE PROGRAM IN WHICH THE FCCH IS HOSTED AS A COMPONENT OF IT.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
No Information.
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

IF THERE IS NO FORMAL EVALUATION OF THE MEASURE, IN 2019 THE DIRECTORATE OF BUDGETS - DIPRES DEPENDENT OF THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE, DRAWN UP A FINAL REPORT ON THE EVALUATION OF THE AUDIOVISUAL DEVELOPMENT FUND PROGRAM, WHOSE COMPONENT NO. 6 IS THE "NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL POSITIONING AND VISIBILIZATION OF THE AUDIOVISUAL FIELD" AND WHICH INCLUDES THE WORK THAT THE FILM COMMISSION OF CHILE CARRIES FORWARD. AVAILABLE AT: HTTPS://WWW.DIPRES.GOB.CL/597/ARTICLES-189316_INFORME_FINAL.PDF