Chile/ 8.4 Amateur arts, cultural associations and civil initiatives  

8.4.3 Associations of citizens, advocacy groups, NGOs and advisory panels

In Chile there are several different union, citizen, non-government organizations as well as others related to cultural matters. Many of them function as unions falling under the jurisdiction of Law Nº 2757 (Chilean National Congress, 2007b). However there are still some privately owned profit organizations.

The following are the most recognizable:

-        Arte Contemporáneo Asociado (ACA – Contemporary Art United):

-        Asociación de Directores y Guionistas (ADG – The Directors and Writers Association ):

-        Asociación de Documentalistas de Chile (ADOC – The Association of Chilean Documentary Makers):

-        Asociación de Pintores y Escritores de Chile (APECH – The Chilean Painters and Writers Association):

-        Sociedad de Autores Nacionales de Teatro, Cine y Audiovisuales (ATN – The National Society of Playwrites, Screenwriters and Audiovisual Professionals):

-        Chile Actores (Actors Chile):

-        CreaImagen:

-        ProDanza:

-        Sindicato Nacional de Artistas y Variedades (SINAV – National Syndicate for Artists and Other performers):

-        Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Música (National Syndicate for Music Workers):

-        Sociedad Chilena de Derechos de Autor (SCD – The Chilean Copy Write Society):

-        Sociedad Chilena de Intérpretes (SCI – The Chilean Interpreters Society):

-        Sindicato de Actores de Chile (SIDARTE – The Chilean Actors Society):

-        Sociedad de Derechos Literarios (SADEL – The Society for Literary Property):

-        Sociedad de Escritores de Chile (SECH The Society for Chilean Writers):

-        Sociedad de Escultores de Chile (The Chilean Sculptors Society:

-        Sindicato de Folcloristas de Chile (The Chilean Folkloric Society):

-        Unión Nacional de Artistas (The Artists National Union):

Chapter published: 28-12-2013