Catalan cinema, streaming
A new initiative kicked off Wednesday at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival to broaden the presence of Catalan films on an international scale. VEOcatalanfilms.cat will offer streaming of Catalan cinema for industry professionals.
Sitges (ACN).- At the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival on Wednesday, the consortium Catalan Films & TV of the Catalan Institute for Cultural Industries (ICIC) and the Audio-visual Producers\u2019 Rights Management Association (Egeda) signed a joint initiative to begin VEOcatalanfilms.cat. The web portal will allow users to stream Catalan films online. The service is primarily dedicated to industry professionals so that they may be able to access Catalan productions for selections in film festivals, etc.
The initiative is part of Catalan Films & TV\u2019s internationalisation policy. The president of ICIC, Antoni Lladó, said that this is a \u201Cstep forward\u201D in improving the presence of Catalan cinema on an international level.
The new website is VEOcatalanfilms.cat.