Sarah Hoch started her film production career more than 16 years ago. She is the project founder of the State of Guanajuato’s Film Commission and the founder and director of the Expresión en Corto International Film Festival. Today, Expresión en Corto is Mexico’s largest competitive film festival, and is considered one of the top three of its kind in the world. In 2004, Sarah founded the first International Pitching Market in Mexico and Latin America. She also founded the Expresión en Corto Non-Profit Foundation, which was created in response to the growing necessity to offer opportunities to a new generation of filmmakers in Mexico. She also organized the first association of Women in Film and Television International in Mexico.
Expresión en Corto International Film Festival
Web site – www.expresionencorto.com
Expresión en Corto International Film Festival is the largest competitive film festival in Mexico and the most prestigious of its kind in Latin America. Last year the festival attracted over 77,000 audience members and had films participating from 72 countries. Over 400 films were screened in 18 venues, which included such unusual locations as the subterranean streets and tunnels beneath Guanajuato, featuring underground films presented by Kenneth Anger, as well as horror films in a Mummy Museum and graveyards. All this in addition to an assortment of workshops, conferences and tributes to both national and international filmmakers.