Cultural Domains:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 97 744.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales e Investigaciones para La Paz
Start date
Apr 2011
End date
Apr 2012

About the project:

The project, conducted by the Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales e Investigaciones para La Paz, aims to create a training course and centre to provide young men and women from different Guatemalan indigenous groups with the skills to become audiovisual creators and cultural entrepreneurs. By using new technologies to empower these communities, it will contribute to fostering and promoting indigenous cultural industries in the country.
     

    Results:

    • Launched a new Audio-visual Training Centre for indigenous youth with courses in production, script writing, film directing, editing and postproduction skills in Guatemala.

    Main activities:

    • Creating a Training Centre for Audiovisual Creation in Guatemala (INCREA); 
    • Setting up a course to train 30 indigenous persons from Mayan, Garifuna and Xinca communities in audiovisual communication; 
    • Organising a workshop and producing a film with the students attending the training course; and
    • Developing a visibility strategy for the promotion of this film in Guatemala.

    Promoting the involvement of indigenous peoples in cultural industries

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    Project implementation period: 
    2011 to 2012
    About the project: 
    The project, conducted by the Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales e Investigaciones para La Paz, aims to create a training course and centre to provide young men and women from different Guatemalan indigenous groups with the skills to become audiovisual creators and cultural entrepreneurs. By using new technologies to empower these communities, it will contribute to fostering and promoting indigenous cultural industries in the country.
       
      Beneficiary countries: 
      Guatemala
      Country of applicant: 
      Guatemala
      Cultural Domains: 
      Funds allocated (in USD): 
      USD97744.00
      Sections: 
      Title of the section: 
      Main activities:
      Short Description: 
      • Creating a Training Centre for Audiovisual Creation in Guatemala (INCREA); 
      • Setting up a course to train 30 indigenous persons from Mayan, Garifuna and Xinca communities in audiovisual communication; 
      • Organising a workshop and producing a film with the students attending the training course; and
      • Developing a visibility strategy for the promotion of this film in Guatemala.
      Position: 
      Top Right
      Style: 
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      Organization: 
      Instituto de Relaciones Internacionales e Investigaciones para La Paz
      Family name: 
      Padilla Vassau
      Given name: 
      Luis Andres
      Position: 
      Director
      Year of application: 
      2010
      Results: 
      • Launched a new Audio-visual Training Centre for indigenous youth with courses in production, script writing, film directing, editing and postproduction skills in Guatemala.