National Film Council

The National Film Council is an institution under the Ministry of Education whose purpose is to promote, encourage, coordinate, advise and execute activities to the benefit of national cinema. It is composed of the Minister of Education and Culture, and a representative of the Ministry of Information, the National Chamber of Cinematographic Businessmen, the Bolivian Producers and/or Filmmakers Organization, the Bolivian Filmmakers Association, Cinemateca Boliviana, the Ministry of Finance, the Bolivian Institute of Culture, the Association of Video Clubs and a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. Among its most important attributions are to promote and disseminate national cinematography in all aspects; to register the intellectual property, cinematographic and the contracts therein; co-production; exhibition; distribution; and to advise the State on the cinematographic activity and to coordinate the implementation of cinematographic education .

Institutional design


Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?

Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?

Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?

Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?

Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?

Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?

embedded in the constitution/legislation 
Mode of selection of participants
Type of participants
civil society private stakeholders  
democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision  


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Policy Evaluation


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