Industry Day

Throughout film history, the creation of independent productions has been part of the industry of each country. México is not the exception; that is why we have prepared a series of panels and conferences that take a look at independent filmmakers. How to make films without the investment of private or state institutions?

Date: Viernes 28 de agosto de 2015
Time: 09:30 hrs.
Place: Cineteca Nuevo León

9:30 hrs. A look on Mexican independent cinema

Alexandro Aldrete, Diego Amando, Pablo Chavarría, Luis Garza

The budget has ceased being a deterrent for filmmaking. Digital cinema, crowdfunding, and lots of bravery allow a new generation of independent filmmakers to generate projects that have taken Mexican cinema far. Get to know four who are closely related to Nuevo León.

10:45 hrs. Break

11:00 hrs. Digital platforms, ¿The new “theatrical”?

Alejandro Cárdenas

Worldwide, audience levels have had considerable ups and downs in the last few years. In spite of the existence of faithful markets, change in the distribution of audiovisual content  is inevitable. Today, digital platforms present themselves as serious alternatives to theatrical runs and the traditional commercialization windows.

12:15 hrs. Break

12:30 hrs. Independent TV serials in Monterrey

In recent years, TV has had a remarkable resurgence. The quality of narrative productions has been compared to great cinema, and prestige directors have turned with interest to the small screen. Some of the best scripts and more inventive productions are TV series. Get to know these offers created in Nuevo León.

14:00 hrs. LUNCH

15:30 hrs. CANACINE, supporting cinematographic industry in Mexico


CANACINE aims for the development and performance of the entirety of the film industry. With 73 years since its foundation, CANACINE and the promoters of Mexican cinema have created an excellent team, and today continue to look for improvements and benefits for all who are involved. 16:45 hrs. Cuatro lunas: un caso de éxito en la producción cinematográfica independiente

Four moons: A success story in Mexican independent cinema

Sergio Tovar, Edgar Barrón

In 2014, Four moons not only took the Best Fiction Film award at FIC Monterrey, it also became the most successful with the audience, being exhibited mostly to full houses. How did their producer and director achieve that? A year after its premiere, the film is still being shown on cinemas with great success.