With the end of its distrib pact with Universal Pictures, Paris-based Mediatoon Intl. Distribution is going it alone in Asia and Latin America.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
MTV Networks Latin America has tapped Juan C. Acosta for the position of VP-chief financial officer. He will be responsible for managing short and long-term financial planning and reporting, as well…
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has seen a rising influx of Hispanic immigrants willing to take on the task of cleaning up the flooded city.
Playboy TV Latin America & Iberia has launched Lifestyle TV, its first non-erotic channel, in the region. The basic cable net, to be available in September to all carriers, will feature original…
London-based film and TV sales firm ContentFilm has inked an exclusive worldwide administration pact with Cherry Lane Music Publishing, whose growing roster of film clients include the Weinstein…
In a bid to attract the predominantly young population in the region, National Geographic Channel will launch on April 16 its first branded block aimed at preschoolers.
Los Angeles-based foreign sales company Cinema Management Group has picked up all remaining international rights to "La mujer de mi hermano" (My Brother's Wife), the erotic drama released by…
No. 2 U.S. Hispanic web Telemundo has revamped its entertainment division in a bid to narrow its wide ratings gap with rival Univision.
NBC U'S bilingual youth network mun2 has partnered with hit Latino rapper Pitbull for skein, "Pitbull's La Esquina" (Pitbull's Corner). Original skein, which will debut at 10 p.m. May 9 on mun2…
Miami-based Spanish-language distrib Venevision Intl. has jumped on the wireless bandwagon with the launch of Venemobile.
Cash prizes rained down on winners at the 24th Miami Intl. Film Fest which wrapped Sunday. And at least three Latin American pics snagged North American distribution pacts at the 10-day fest, which…