Generous state support and soaring private investment are spurring further growth in Colombia's film industry. In fact, the impact of a 2003 film law that established tax breaks for film financiers…
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When recently launched production services company Shoot Colombia came up with the slogan "We won't shoot you, you will shoot us," it left no doubt that the country's bad rap as a haven for drug…
Shot in 84 locations across little-known swaths of northern Colombia, Un Certain Regard entry "Los viajes del viento" by Ciro Guerra boasts a complex web of international backers from as far afield…
Shooting for seven weeks on mostly wet and frigid nights in Bogota was the easy part. Jorge Navas' feature debut languished in development for at least six years, gathering funds piecemeal along the…
The idea to adapt Gabriel Garcia Marquez's story of impossible love began in 2003 with Costa Rican helmer-scribe Hilda Hidalgo, who persuaded the Colombian Nobel Prize laureate -- whom she met while…
When Bogota-based holding company Valorem bought mega exhib/distrib Cine Colombia late last year, a ripple of anxiety coursed through the country's film industry. Valorem, a unit of Grupo Santo…
NBC-Universal's Hispanic web Telemundo has snapped up TV rights to a bestseller about last summer's dramatic rescue of Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt and others held hostage in Colombia.
L.A.-based film vet Peter Marai has created a new Buenos Aires-based arthouse distributor, Mirada distribution.
Andres Baiz, director of "Satanas," a milestone in Colombian production, is attached to direct "Bunker."
The global economic crisis has not spared Latin America, where admissions have stagnated and, in the case of Argentina, continued a three-year descent. Complicating matters, the Hollywood studios…
Revenues were down but TV audiences were up for Univision Communications, which posted a 2008 fourth-quarter net loss of $2.25 billion on Monday.
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