Few pics surface from El Salvador, Central America's smallest country. And it takes a head of state to swing the spotlight away from the country's unfavorable image.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
The bidding hasn't even started, but a cavalcade of networks has traipsed to Colombia hoping to break the country's TV duopoly by setting up another commercial channel, a move that's now possible…
Venezuela is kicking an extra $9 million into the budget for biopic "Toussaint," the co-production between Danny Glover's Louverture Films and Venezuela's film studio Villa del Cine.
MTV Networks Latin America is launching preschooler-targeted channel Nick Jr. in the region. The likes of "Dora the Explorer," "Go Diego," and "Go! The Wonder Pets!" will be on 24 hours a daystarting…
Caracol TV, one of Colombia's two private free-to-air broadcasters, has set up a film division and tapped exec producer Diana Bustamante to head it.
TV Azteca, Mexico's No. 2 broadcaster, has expanded its reach to Guatemala, where it has snapped up 70% of the Central American country's Latitud TV.
FremantleMedia has inked a deal with No. 2 Brazilian broadcaster Rede Record to produce a local adaptation of "American Idol" in Brazil.
Sony Pictures TV Intl. is cranking out its first scripted skein for Mexican media giant, Televisa.
Los Angeles plays host to the first Brazilian Film Festival March 7-9 at the Landmark Theater, Westside Pavilion.
The grand dame of Mexican producers carves yet another notch on her belt when she accepts Guadalajara's Mayahuel de Plata Lifetime Achievement Award on March 10.