"Mental," Fox's first original U.S. English-language skein to be shot in Colombia, has added thesps Jacqueline McKenzie, Derek Webster, Nicholas Gonzalez and Marisa Ramirez to its cast.
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Venevision Intl., the global sales unit of Venezuela's media conglom Cisneros Group, has launched a new formats division, tapping industry vet Hector Beltran to head it.
Colombia's Cartagena Intl. Film Festival has regained its FIAPF accreditation, thanks to lobbying efforts of new fest manager Lina Rodriguez.
TV Azteca, Mexico's No. 2 web, has picked up the U.S. Hispanic version of "Desperate Housewives," produced by Disney Latin America for leading U.S. Spanish-language net Univision.
Univision Communications saw net revenue increase by 5.8% in the first quarter to $458.8 million from $433.7 million a year earlier, with its TV and radio units delivering key growth, the leading…
Good news and bad news await Latino buyers sweeping in for the L.A. Screenings. On the upside (for them) is the weak dollar, but the downside is that some skeins, affected by the recent Writers Guild…
Film production is surging in Colombia, thanks in part to tax breaks, bold new talent, keen local audiences and TV coin.
Along with a supportive government and an embracing public, filmmakers also have taken a hand in controlling Colombia's production destiny. Led by a group of U.S.- or European-educated…
Fifteen years ago, only a handful of arthouse pics lit Colombian screens. But thanks to Cineplex and other indie distribs, smaller films from Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and North…
The next generation of Colombian directors, writers and actors are leaving their mark.
A key player in the revival of Colombian cinema is nonprofit org Proimagenes en Movimiento, now celebrating its 10th year.