MIAMI — Two of Latin America’s most energetic indie pic production companies, Mexico’s Titan Producciones and Brazil’s Total Filmes, have inked to develop and jointly produce one of the first Brazilian-Mexican pic co-productions in recent years.
The untitled movie is skedded to shoot in late 2002 and feature above-the-line talent from both countries, said Titan topper and producer Mathias Ehrenberg.
He added that Total and Titan were discussing several storylines. A director has yet to be attached.
“Titan and Total have very similar profiles in their national industries,” said Total partner Iafa Britz. “What we’re aiming to do is to develop a longer term co-production relation,” she continued.
Deal was inked at the Rio Film Festival, which closes today. Both Titan and Total have distrib deals in place with Fox, and both have international ambitions.
Titan is prepping Antonio Serrano’s “The Cannibal’s Daughter,” the helmer’s soph feature since the blockbuster “Sex, Shame & Tears” and “Life Kills.”
Upcoming from Total is the next project from Sandra Werneck (“Possible Loves”).