1. 1

Mexican Embassy'’s former Cultural Attaché awarded an honorary degree

Posted: 22 July 2011 by ESCALA in News  

Ignacio Durán Loera, the Mexican Embassy's former Cultural Attache' and avid supporter of UECLAA was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Essex on 22 July 2011.  

Ignacio Durán Loera, an acclaimed filmmaker, was the Mexican Embassy’s Cultural Attaché responsible for promoting Mexican arts and culture in the UK. Minister Durán read law at the National Autonomous University in Mexico and worked for several years as a lawyer specialising in labour law. In the early 1970s he studied at the London Film School and worked for the BBC and ITV. He returned to Mexico in 1975 where he worked in the film industry as a director and producer of feature films, documentaries and television programmes. A year later he became Deputy Director of the National Institute of Fine Arts and was later appointed Head of the Education and Cultural Production Unit at the Ministry for Education. He has served as Director General of the Mexican Film Institute and as Vice President for Production at TV Azteca, one of the largest television networks in Mexico. Before coming to the UK he served as General Director of the Mexican Culture Institute in Washington D.C.

Leave a comment

Leave A Comment

Human identification process

browse the collection

artist a-z > work type > advanced search >