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Why is the nonprofit organisational form dominant in certain cultural sectors: The case of film festivals in Chile

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Why is the nonprofit organisational form dominant in certain cultural sectors: The case of film festivals in Chile Guillermo Olivares 1 1. Introduction In this essay, the author will discuss the question on why nonprofit sector is considered the predominant organizational form in some cultural activities, with an special emphasis in the situation in Chile reviewing literature on the topic. In the first part, the author will make a general review on nonprofit sector, starting from basic definit
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   Guillermo Olivares1 Why is thenonprofitorganisational formdominant in certaincultural sectors:The case of filmfestivals in Chile   Guillermo Olivares2 1. Introduction  In this essay, the author will discuss the questionon why nonprofit sector is considered the predominant organizational form in some culturalactivities, with an special emphasis in thesituation in Chile reviewing literature on thetopic. In the first part, the author will make ageneral review on nonprofit sector, starting from basic definitions and then focusing on someeconomic and operative aspects that make it themost used form of organization among culturalentities. This chapter will also consider somehistoric and social approaches to give anoverview on the topic from different points of    Guillermo Olivares3 view. In a second part, the author will review theChilean experience relative to nonprofit sector,stressing those historical and social factors that promoted the adoption of this form of organization in civil society, and specifically inthe cultural sector. In this part, will be alsoreviewed the nonprofit from actual experiencesand research in the Chilean cultural context, withan specific emphasis in film festival as culturalevents and its relationship with nonprofit. In athird section, the author will discuss the idea whythe nonprofit organizations are the form preferred by cultural entities in Chile, with special focus onfilm festivals.   Guillermo Olivares4 2. General context on nonprofit There are several definitions for nonprofitorganizations, which use will depend on thecontext in which they are being referred either socio-political or national. Each one of thesedefinitions is based on specific characteristicsthat allow us to explains their behaviour, their funding policy, their social role or their  programmatic interest. Therefore, considering thevast field of explanatory works on this subject, inthis essay the author will use the theoreticalapproach made by Salamon and Anheier (1997),who defined a set of shared characteristics amongthese organizations. These features aim at their  basic form of operation, instead of being focusedon their purposes or ways of funding. This
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