Uruguay is submitting helmer Gustavo Hernandez's low-budget horror pic "La casa muda" (The Silent House) to vie for a foreign-language film Oscar nomination.
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Peru's National Film Council, Conacine, has selected Cannes 2010 Un Certain Regard Grand Jury prize winner "October" (Octubre) to represent the country in the foreign-language Oscar category.
Chile's Audiovisual Arts Council has submitted "Violeta," by helmer Andres Wood, to represent the country in the foreign-language film category at the Oscars. A special committee of some 40 reps from…
The Film Academy of the Philippines has submitted Marlon Rivera's film-within-a-film "The Woman in a Septic Tank" ("Ang babae sa septic tank") to represent the archipelago nation for foreign-language…
Colombia's fledgling 2-year-old Academy of Cinematographic Arts & Sciences has selected Carlos Cesar Arbelaez's helming debut, "Los colores de la montana" (The Colors of the Mountain), to represent…
Ryan Murphy's skein "American Horror Story" will debut around the globe within four weeks of its U.S. bow thanks to a multi-territory licensing deal between Fox Intl. Channels and 20th Century Fox.
Sony Pictures Television has tapped former Univision exec Veronica Pimstein as senior VP of creative, Latin America/U.S. Hispanic production.
Netflix is rolling out its online video streaming service across 43 Latin American and Caribbean countries sooner than anticipated.
Venezuela's "The Rumble of the Stones" (El rumor de las piedras), from scribe-helmer Alejandro Bellame, trumped 10 other contenders to represent the country in the Oscar foreign-language film race.
BBC Worldwide's psychological thriller "Mad Dogs" and sci-fi drama "Outcasts" have found a berth on DirecTV Latin America.
While U.S. auds have been gradually slipping away from news and current affairs shows, Univision's U.S. Spanish-speaking viewers are embracing the format.