With the aim of supporting the creation of innovative projects and the digital content sector in Galicia and promoting its internationalization, the Galician Audiovisual Cluster held, last Friday in A Coruña, several networking meetings between Galician audiovisual companies and personalities from the sectors of animation, virtual reality and vfx of recognized prestige worldwide
. In addition, the Cluster promotes, with the collaboration of the Axencia Galega das Industrais Culturais (Agadic) of the Xunta de Galicia, an action to promote all these areas in the Galician industry.
The professional meetings took place within a new inverse commercial mission of the digital contents of the Cluster, this time held within the framework of the 18th edition of the International Digital Worlds Congress, which brought together, from 11 to 13 July in the herculine city, to numerous professionals in the animation, special effects and videogames sector.
The initiative served to connect Galician audiovisual companies such as Adivina Producciones, Filmax or Ilux Visual Technologies with the business delegation, share experiences and find business meeting points that lead to new projects. On behalf of the international delegation, Ian Mackinnon, from Mackinnon & Saunders; Jerome Denjean, from Blur; Raúl Carbó, of In Efecto; Ali Hamdam, of Karlab; Guillermo Arambulo, of Sony Pictures Animation; Pedro Dominguez, from Nu Boyana Portugal; Julio del Rio, from MPC; Mauro Frau, from Treehouseninja; Frank Vedvik, of The Future Group; Mike Seymour, of FXGuide; Jordi Barés, of Framestore; Jesús Garrido, from ILM, and Josep Antoni Ribas, from MPC.
This action, carried out within the Galicia Exports Intermediate Organisms Program, with the financial support of Igape, Xunta de Galicia and UE, highlights, once again, the determined commitment that the Galego Audiovisual Cluster is making for digital content and for contributing to make this a stronger and more competitive sector.
Dissemination of digital areas
On the other hand, the Galego Audiovisual Cluster, in collaboration with Agadic, will promote digital content, animation, virtual effects and new media among professionals in the Galician audiovisual sector. In this way, it will disseminate the main conferences and workshops of the 18th edition of Mundos Digitales, held these days in A Coruña, among companies, professionals, training centers and technology, as well as other entities interested in these issues, with the aim of promoting all these activities in Galicia.