Mexican film biz repped at confab

Panel to address gov't role in Mexican film industry

Key players from the Mexican film industry are set to attend the second annual Mexico-California Film Review on Nov. 10.

Keynote speaker Alejandro Ramirez Magana, chief operating officer of Mexico’s largest exhib, Organizacion Ramirez, will lead a group of panelists from Mexico. These include national film institute (Imcine) director Alfredo Joskowicz; film fund Fidecine head Victor Ugalde; national film commissioner Sergio Molina; and Phillip Alexander, director of joint distrib Columbia TriStar/Buena Vista.

Panel discussions will address the role of government in the Mexican film industry, intellectual property protection, investment in film production and distribution in Mexico and the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the U.S.

Execs joining the gabfest include Rio de Janeiro-based Steve Solot, senior VP of the Motion Picture Assn., Latin America; Deborah Davis, executive producer of Mandalay Entertainment Group; producer Moctesuma Esparza; and Christopher Palmer, director of risk control at Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services.

Event will be held at the Luxe Summit Hotel Bel-Air on Sunset Boulevard.

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