Comedy Central Latin America is bowing its flagship comedy "Roast" in the region, choosing veteran Mexican comic Hector Suarez as its first victim.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
While Ecuadorians have been able to choose more homegrown fare amid the usual glut of Hollywood films (U.S. pics maintain a better than 90% marketshare) the sad reality is that there aren't enough…
The past few years have seen a boom in local films in Ecuador.
Prolific is good. Deep-pocketed is even better.
Hispanic media giant Univision Communications is rebranding its TeleFutura broadcast network as UniMas.
Hollywood-based Argentine helmer-scribe Gabriela Tagliavini is prepping "The Anatomist's Secret," a true story about the 16th century Italian surgeon who discovered the clitoris.
Creating a powerful new Latin American player, Hollywood's IM Global and Mexico and L.A.'s Canana, headed by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz, are teaming to launch Mundial.
Michael Apted picked up a helmer award at the Baja Int'l Film Festival.
Region builds up as a production power
With six months' prep, maiden fest draws respectable array of talent
Latin American reaction to the re-election of President Obama was mixed, with media support in the region for Obama greater than that of governments or industry.