The dramatic July rescue of Paris-reared Colombian politico Ingrid Betancourt immediately spawned a slew of projects about the event.
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Mini-Latino studio Maya Entertainment is steadily building its empire, snapping up 10 theatrical and 30 straight-to-DVD Latino-themed pics for distribution in the U.S. since its launch in February…
Azteca America has tapped former Univision exec Alberto Santini Lara as exec VP, programming.
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Long viewed as the sleeping giant of the U.S. electorate, Latino voters have become the focus of even more intense interest in this presidential campaign.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has snapped up worldwide distribution rights to Colombian dating show format, "Love's Roulette," making it the first Colombian unscripted format to secure global…
NBC U's Telemundo is bolstering its ratings-winning sports programming with premiere soccer matches from Mexican media conglom Grupo Televisa.
Spinoffs are traveling both ways on the film/TV highway in Colombia. The country's biggest local blockbuster "Sonar no cuesta nada" (A Ton of Luck) is inspiring a 26-episode series, while top-rated…
Humberto Solas, one of Cuba's brightest cinematic lights, died Sept. 17 at the age of 66 from cancer.
Colombia's National Council for Arts and Culture has selected Carlos Moreno's "Perro come perro" (Dog Eat Dog) to represent the country in this year's foreign-language Oscar race.
Los Angeles-based Maya Entertainment has snapped up U.S. rights to Ricardo de Montreuil's "Mancora," which debuted at Sundance and screened at the recent L.A. Latino Film Festival.
Simon Brand's Colombian immigration drama "Paraiso Travel" (Paradise Travel) clinched the Los Angeles Latino Film Festival's Rita award for best film as well as its aud nod.