Ms Sofia Marquez

Sofia has a commercial background in film and has worked in key roles for a number of independent organizations. In 2021 she founded Independent Distribution Agency, focused on distribution services and festivals strategies specially designed for emerging Latin American filmmakers. Before that, she worked with the prolific Mexican production companies, Alebrije Productions where she oversaw International Acquisitions and Sales. Previously, she was Sales Manager at Mundial Sales the Mexico City based international sales division of IM Global that focused exclusively on Latin American and Ibero American cinema and the co-production and co-financing of television. Before that, Sofia served as Head of International Sales at the Mexican Film Institute and, she was the Head of Distribution at Canana, one of Latin America’s top production and independent distributors. In addition to her professional experience, Sofía also teaches film distribution and sales courses and workshops with film festivals and different independent educational organizations.