Creative Artists Agency 
2000 Avenue of the Stars , Los Angeles CA 90067

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Brazil Chamber of Commerce 
Brazil California Chamber of Commerce 


7:30am – 8:00am: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00am – 8:15am: Opening Ceremony - General considerations 

• Marcia Loureiro, Consul General of Brazil in Los Angeles

• Patrick Benedek, President of the Brazil California Chamber of Commerce

• Fabio Cesnik/Felipe Cusnir – Co-chairs Media and Entertainment Committee - BCCC

8:15am – 8:45am: State of the Industry, Challenges and Opportunities for the New Administration

• Sérgio Sá Leitão, Brazilian Minister of Culture

8:45am - 9:15am: Intellectual Propriety Rights: Finding Common Ground to Incentivize Creativity and Innovation

• Brian Peck, Director of the Transnational Law and Business Center and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at USC.

Host: Natalia Aranovich, Aranovich Law Firm

9:15am – 10:00am: A/V Production Financing: Accessing over $600 million in grants and incentives in Brazil

• Fabio de Sa Cesnik, partner at Cesnik Quintino and Salinas Law Firm

• Marcio Ferreira, Director, Sales Latin America, International Distribution Film and TV - Entertainment One

• Paula Taborda dos Guaranys, head of content and programming – Gloob and Gloobinho (Globosat/Globo Group)

Moderator – Nick Lafferty, CAA

10:00am– 10:25am: Coffee Break & Networking

10:25am – 11:15am: The ins and outs of worldwide Television distribution

• Jim Brehm, Executive Vice President, Operations and Administration, Warner Brothers WW TV Dist Inc.

• Alon Shtruzman, CEO - Keshet International

• Chris Ottinger, Office of the CEO, President Worldwide Television Distribution and Acqusitions at MGM 

Moderator: Monica Sufar, International TV and Film Executive

11:15am - 12:05pm: Accessibility and inclusion: new policies for people with Disabilities

• Stephen David Simon, Executive Director, Department on Disability – City of LA (TBC)

• Jim Smith, Senior Vice President, Operations - Paramount

• Sérgio Sá Leitão, Brazilian Minister of Culture

Moderator: Jose Mauricio Fittipaldi, MPA-Brazil Special Advisor

12:05pm – 12:50pm: RIO2C Presents

• Carla Esmeralda, General Curator, Rio2C

• Ron Yerxa, Co-founder, Bona Fide Productions and keynote speaker at Rio2C 2018

12:50pm – 1:00pm: Closing remarks (Fabio Cesnik and Felipe Cusnir)

BCCC          CAA          MPA-BRAZIL

Supporters: Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas Law Firm, Consulate of Brazil in Los Angeles, Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival, Rio2C (Rio Creative Conference) and TELA VIVA









Creativity Innovation & Entertainment in BRAZIL

The BCCC in collaboration with the Consulate-General of Brazil in Los Angeles, the Motion Pictures Association of Latin America and Creative Artists Agency. The goal is to bring together key-players of the Brazilian audiovisual industry for a business-oriented dialogue about opportunities, challenges and incentives.


We are happy to inform you that BCCC negotiated with the Park Management of CAA building. It will be offered at a discounted validation ticket at a price of $15 flat for our event.
Please see the registration table in the beginning of the event for your validation 
Important: This offer is only valid for self-parking(entrance from Constellation Boulevard)





The registrant, on his/her own behalf, and on behalf of his/her invitee(s) (collectively the “Releasee(s)”), expressly assumes all risk incident to the event, whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual conduct of the event, and HEREBY RELEASES all event participants, sanctioning bodies, sponsors, Consulate General of Brazil – Los Angeles, Brazil-California Chamber of Commerce, and all directors, officers, members, affiliates, employees and agents of each of the foregoing from any and all claims arising from the event, including claims of negligence of Releasee(s).

The Releasee(s) grant(s) to Brazil-California Chamber of Commerce, the Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles, and their agents and their designees the right to use image and/or likeness in any photographs, live or recorded video display or other transmission or reproduction of the event, including your rights of publicity. All rights to broadcast, record, photograph, repeat, reproduce or recreate the event are reserved by the Brazil-California Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles, and their agents and designees. The Releasee(s) agree(s) not to take any action, or cause others to take any action, which would infringe on the rights of Brazil-California Chamber of Commerce, the Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles or their designees.

 The registration and attendance for this event constitutes acceptance of these terms by the Releasee(s)."