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Vera Zaverucha

Agência Nacional do Cinema, Brazil


Vera Zaverucha, Director – Agência Nacional do Cinema, Brazil

Vera is Director of ANCINE, where she is in charge of the regulation, promotion and enforcement of the audiovisual market in Brazil. ANCINE has a hand in every part of the audiovisual chain – production, distribution and screening –and uses not only its ability to regulate but also its capacity to provide funding.  Vera has been working since 1982 in various governmental institutions responsible for public policies for the audiovisual sector. She was involved in the preparation of tax incentive laws and their implementation when she was in charge of the Department for the Development of Audiovisual at the Ministry of Culture. As Chief Advisor to the President she worked closely in the creation of ANCINE, where she has been working since 2002.