Proxecta Roundtable

Models for financing cultural events

Proxecta Roundtable

Models for financing cultural events

In this sectorial table organized in collaboration with Proxecta – Galician Coordinator of Festivais de Cinema, the three participants, Raquel Anido, Miguel Dias and Irena Jelić, will share experiences of organization and financing of cultural events, sharing experiences of private, public and hybrid models .

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Interseccion - Raquel Anido

Raquel Anido

Raquel Anido has a PhD in Hispanic Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a Law Degree from the University of Barcelona. She obtained scholarships and study stays at the Università degli Studi di Catania, Boston University and Cornell University. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at Clemson University, USA. At Clemson she also promoted the creation of the “World Cinema” program, with which she is still linked. She collaborates with the International University of La Rioja (UNIR) as director of end-of-studies projects in the “Máster Universitario de Derechos Humanos: Sistemas de Protección”. In 2018 she published her book “The past in solfa: Literary music in Contemporary Spain” (Barcelona: Anthropos, 2018). Both her research and teaching work are at the intersection between culture and human rights.

Interseccion - Irena Jelić

Irena Jelić

Irena was born and raised in Zagreb, Croatia (1977). With degrees in History of Art and Spanish language, she built her career in marketing agencies as a copywriter and creative director, and in the last ten years has dedicated herself to film. She has designed and implemented more than 100 PR campaigns for Croatian and foreign films, Blitz-CineStar multiplex cinemas and CineStar TV channels. From 2017, Irena works for the Croatian Audiovisual Center (HAVC). She is the head of the Department of Festivals and Promotion at HAVC and Croatian representative in the European Film Promotion.

Interseccion - Miguel Dias

Miguel Dias

In 1993 founded Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, where is currently director and programmer. He is the director of Agência – Portuguese Short Film Agency, for the promotion, sales and international distribution of Portuguese short films. In 2005, he founded Solar – Cinematic Art Gallery. He is producer of several short films and curator of short films, Portuguese contemporary cinema retrospectives and film events, apart from programmer of the Short Film Day in Portugal or producer in the film department of Porto 2001 – European Capital of Culture, including production of films and the launching of the international documentary and new media festival Odisseia Nas Imagens.