Demian Bichir is one of the most recognized and well-respected actors in his home country of Mexico and the U.S. In 2012, he was nominated for an Academy Award, a SAG Award, and an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of an undocumented gardener trying to connect with his estranged teenage son in Chris Weitz’s feature A Better Life.
Bichir is starring in Quentin Tarantino’s much buzzed about upcoming film, The Hateful Eight, which will be released towards the end of 2015. Currently he is filming opposite Eva Longoria in Universal Pictures’ Low Riders.
In Mexico, Bichir is an Ariel Award winner for Best Actor, given by the Mexican Academy of Cinematography, and has received numerous other nominations and prestigious honors including a Medal of Honor for Merit in the Fine Arts, given by the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City.
In addition to his prolific film achievements, Bichir has amassed an impressive resume of theater credits and recently completed the starring role in the theater adaptation of the film Swimming with Sharks in Mexico City.
We are honored to have Mr. Bichir as our keynote speaker. Be sure to purchase VIP tickets if you would like to meet and enjoy drinks with Mr. Bichir personally!