EVENTS / PRODUCTION
The WAWA Inspiring Minds cycle in July has a luxury guest, Carla González Vargas, president CEO of Gato Grande – MGM and executive producer of the successful Luis Miguel, la series
Featured as one of the 100 most influential women in the audiovisual industry in Mexico by Forbes magazine
Next Thursday, July 8 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada), the successful production company will be sharing an exclusive meeting with all the members of WAWA to talk about current events in the industry, their next projects, and their most recent success Luis Miguel, la serie.
“It is a great pride for our organization to consolidate more and more the Inspiring Minds cycle that allows all our associates to find themselves in a relaxed setting with extraordinary professionals such as Carla González Vargas”, Carolina Cordero, CEO of WAWA, expresses in the statement.
Carla began her career as a writer and journalist in Mexico City. Her first book: Woody Allen: His Life and His Films (Editorial Diana) had a successful launch in 2004. Las Rutas del Cine Mexicano 1990-2006 (IMCINE / Landucci Editores) and Cine Mexicano, by the Spanish publisher Lunwerg and CONACULTA. She is a film commentator with postgraduate studies in Film Production and Screenwriting at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles). She founded her production company and in 2015 she premiered in Mexico the documentary “Alivio” la Ópera Prima as director, screenwriter, and producer. That same year she served as Executive Producer of the North American film “Opening Night”.
Currently, she is a founding partner and CEO of Gato Grande, a Joint Venture with the North American study Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The first project of this company: “Luis Miguel: la serie” was the first television production by González Vargas, which became the most successful series in Latin America in recent times. For two consecutive years, she has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the 100 most outstanding women in Mexico.