ICAA is an autonomous body within the Ministry of Culture, exclusively financed from Government funds.
•regulates and gives financial support to cinematographic and audio-visual activities in Spain, i.e. production, distribution and exhibition of films;
•promotes Spanish cinema and audio-visual arts both nationally and internationally;
•promotes recovery, restoration and conservation of cinematographic materials and film heritage, and encourages research;
•supports film festivals and other cinema-related events or activities held in Spain;
•promotes and supports participation of Spanish productions in festivals abroad and organizes events involving Spanish cinema in other countries;
•handles relations with organisations of a similar nature in other countries;
•negotiates international co-production agreements, and represents Spanish cinema in co-production programmes and regional organisations such as EFP, MEDIA, Eurimages, CACI or Ibermedia.
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