To transform Minas Gerais in a huge cinematographic scene, to attract national and international productions to the state, to promote the productive chain of the audiovisual sector, to generate income and to disseminate cultural and natural attractions are some of the objectives of Minas Film Commission.
The support structure of audiovisual production helps the producers to search for leases, enables the access and the dialogue with public institutions and organisms of the state, provides information concerning required licenses and permissions to film and it guides the contracting of other services.
Since its creation, Minas Film Commission has supported around 45 projects, such as the movies O Palhaço, Heleno, O Menino no Espelho and the TV series Mostra sua cara and Poltrona 27.
- To bring international and national audiovisual productions to Minas Gerais, aiming at attracting resources and projecting the image of the state to other regions of the country, as well as to the world;
- To increase the tourism in Minas Gerais, disseminating its landscapes in a dynamic way;
- To create solutions to employment and income progressively and to sectors which are involved in the audiovisual area, directly or indirectly;
- To establish a network of channels among institutions and public organisms, in order to enable the production of audiovisual creations in the state.
Audiovisual Development and Promotion Directorate – Flávia Moreira
President of the Minas Gerais Communication Company – Sérgio Rodrigo Reis
Assistant Secretary of State for Culture and Tourism – Bernardo Silviano Brandão
Secretary of State for Culture and Tourism – Leônidas Oliveira
Governor of the State of Minas Gerais - Romeu Zema