The forum comes as production expands across most of the region. For years now Latin America has been a hotbed for emerging talent, and many of its countries have produced a steady output of successful local films, said Garcia. But its the combination of the growing appetite in the consumer market for cinema as evidenced by the rising screen count and the improving production resources/infrastructure that make Latin America ripe for a film finance forum, he added. Weve seen a comparable explosion for major music (e.g.
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Emergency Piece One of the things we did all the way through was to deal with the administration, Corker said during a discussion on the bill at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington. They had some expertise that obviously we dont have directly on our staffs, and that countercyclical piece, that emergency piece, was something that they care deeply about. In the House, Republicans have drafted a bill that would wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with no government-backed replacement. Written by Representative Jeb Hensarling, the Texas Republican who leads the House Financial Services Committee, the measure would leave the Federal Housing Administration as the sole U.S. mortgage backstop. No Democrats are backing the legislation.