High-ranking D.C. finance official is being ousted

But that rollout date has been pushed back indefinitely. Gandhi told the D.C. Council in March that key parts of the new system were not working as of last summer, leading to the delay. Had the city proceeded to implement it, he said, the risks were too great that the Districts ability to obtain clean audit opinions wouldbe severely compromised. Earlier this year, the city terminated its $9 million implementation contract with CIBER Inc.

Film Finance Forum Latin America Lines Up Panelists

Cine-Sud Boards ‘Circus,’ ‘Parable’

Latin American panelists include Mundial sales chief Cristina Garza; Rio Film Commissioner/Latin American Training Center founder-prexySteve Solot; RioFilme CEO Sergio Sa Leitao; Colombias Diana Bustamante, of Burning Blue production company; and Uruguay producer Mariana Secco of Salado Cine. Hollywood execs include CAA literary agent Stuart Manashil, Alexis Garcia of WME Ent., and IM Globals SVP of international sales Tatyana Joffe. The Euro contingent will be led by Xavier Parache of Gate Media/Natixis Coficine. Digital Latin America CEO Antonio Barreto, a pioneer in the digital delivery space for Latin American content, will deliver the keynote address Monetizing on Latin American Content through Digital Delivery to kick off the one-day event. The forum comes as production expands across most of the region.


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