Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA)
Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA)
Web Site : http://www.mecd.gob.es/cultura-mecd/areas-cultura/cine.html
The Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA) is an autonomous body overseen by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, which plans support policies for the film industry and audio-visual production in Spain. Its objectives are, inter alia:
– To help develop creation, increase production and favour the distribution of Spanish productions.
– To reach an acceptable share of the domestic market in order to maintain the whole of the Spanish film industry.
– To improve skill levels in companies and encourage the use of new technologies.
– To strengthen the standing of Spanish film and audio-visual arts outside of Spain.
– To safeguard and promote Spanish film heritage.
– To encourage cultural communication among the Autonomous Communities in the area of film and audio-visual arts.