Talent-to-track Oscar Ruiz Navia, director of Colombia's first ever Oscar candidate, ''Crab Trap,'' is teaming with Mexico's Tiburon Films to produce ''The Towrope,'' the feature debut of ''Crab…
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have reeled in Facebook and YouTube in their search for Latino talent for their new performing arts competish, "Q'Viva! The Chosen."
Buoyed by the ratings success of its first teen telenovela, "Ninas mal" (Charm School), last year, MTV Latin America is ramping up original production with a second telenovela in the works, "Popland."
Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights from Celluloid Nightmares to the Orozco brothers' thriller "Greetings to the Devil" and will release the film theatrically and on its VOD platform.
Amid a burst of expansion plans at the nation's dominant Spanish-language broadcaster, Univision will power up its 2011-2012 programming grid with 500 original hours of primetime and latenight shows.
ESPN Deportes, the leading Spanish-language sports web in the U.S., is launching its first-ever original scripted skein in the fall.
Names to look for in the field
Key Colombian projects, some of which are circulating at either the Cannes Film Festival or Cannes market
Colombian cinema has regained its box office mojo after a steady decline in recent years. Not since 2006, when Rodrigo Triana's military drama "Sonar no cuesta nada" (A Ton of Luck) made $6 million…
It has stood in for Iraq, Vietnam, Spain, Brazil, Cuba and various other far-flung places in the past. Now Puerto Rico is hoping to further boost its location appeal with an expanded film law.