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August 27-30 2015

FICG in LA 2015
THE FIFTH EDITION OF FICG IN LA CONCLUDED WITH THE LOS ANGELES PREMIERE OF CIUDAD DELIRIO DIRECTED BY CHUS GUTIERREZ WITH ATTENDENCE BY LEAD ACTRESS CAROLINA RAMÍREZ.

LOS ANGELES (August 30, 2015) – Today the Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles (FICG in LA) - presented by the University of Guadalajara Foundation in USA and CONACULTA, with Principal Sponsors the University of Guadalajara, the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Institute of Cinema Mexico (IMCINE), UNIVISION and LA OPINION end its fifth edition of Guadalajara International Film Festival in Los Angeles (FICG in LA) in its four days of screenings and activities industry with Los Angeles premiere of the film Ciudad Delirio directed by Chus Guitierrez with the attendance  of lead actress Carolina Ramírez. Producer, Berta Navarro, will be presenting the Tree of Life to Academy Award winner Eugenio Caballero for Art Direction of Pan's Labyrinth directed by Guillermo del Toro. 

 

This year FICG in LA, celebrities, dignitaries and the general public once again went a step further in its mission to promote the best of Mexican and Ibero-American cinema to the rich and diverse community of Los Angeles while supporting, through its industry initiatives, the emerging filmmakers from the region.

Below we present FICG in LA 2015 in numbers.

FICG in LA 2015 Statistics

 

 

 

 

Total # of Attendees to FICG in LA 2015

                                    3000

 

Total # of screening including work-in-progress

 20

 

Total # of feature and short films
Special Screenings

                                     25
                                      2
Human Rights Screening & Art Health & Healing Screening

                                 

Total # of attending talent                                                                    48
Total # of supporting organizations                                                     31
 Total # of sponsors                                                                              37
                                                                    
Total # of attending talent                                                                    35
Total # of Participating Countries        Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile , Colombia,  Guatemala, Spain, United States, Germany, Switzerland, France, and Canada
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# of Submitted projects
# of Selected projects

20
3

 

# of Participants

6

 

Awards Given

                                    8

 

Countries represented                                            Puerto Rico, Mexico, and United States
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Number of Submitted projects
Number of Selected projects

25
3

 

Number of Participants (In Competition and out of competition)

8

 

Awards Given

8

 

Countries represented                               Mexico, Nicaragua, Canada, Brazil and United States.
PRESS

 

Accredited members of the press

 64

 

Accredited media outlets

 45

 

# of Press articles (print & digital)

                                   100

 

Total # of tweet impression

243,000

 

 

FICG in LA is presented by the University of Guadalajara Foundation in USA and CONACULTA, with Principal Sponsors the University of Guadalajara, the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Institute of Cinema Mexico (IMCINE), Univision and La Opinion.

About FICG
FICG was founded in 1986 by the Mexican filmmaker Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, with the tremendous help from young film students like Guillermo del Toro, and support from the University of Guadalajara. It will celebrate its 31th edition in March, 2016.

FICG is the lead film festival in Latin America. It is a forum for the training, education, and creative exchange among industry professionals, film critics, and film students from all over Ibero-America

About the University of Guadalajara – Mexico
The University of Guadalajara is a network formed by three educational systems and 15 campuses distributed in all the regions of the State of Jalisco, and it is the second most important and eldest university in Mexico. The University of Guadalajara is committed to the betterment of society through higher education. It supports scientific and technological research that makes important contributions to a sustainable and inclusive society, respecting cultural diversity and honoring the principles of social justice, democracy, coexistence, and prosperity for all. The University is renowned in Mexico and abroad as a leader in the transformation of society through innovative means through social development and dissemination of knowledge.

About the Foundation of the University of Guadalajara in the U.S.
The University of Guadalajara Foundation in the United States of America is an extension of Fundación Universidad de Guadalajara, A.C., and is made up of a number of prominent academic and social leaders. The Foundation works to attain private support from individuals, foundations and corporations in order to fulfill the mission and vision of the University of Guadalajara in Los Angeles.

It seeks to improve the quality of life and social integration of migrants and hispanic nationals by increasing their access to education and enhancing their sense of belonging and identification with their environment by developing their skills and capabilities through educational services and relevant social research.

 

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