In a bid to tap the burgeoning U.S. Hispanic market, Mexican media giant Televisa inked a TV and film deal with Lionsgate last week, but the pact looks set to jilt both parties' existing partnerships.
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Sony Pictures Television Intl. will rep Swedish "Survivor" producer Strix Television in Latin America in a bid to expand its light entertainment biz in the region.
Helmer Nikita Mikhalkov, whose "Burnt by the Sun" took the foreign language film Oscar in 1995, will rep Russia for the fourth time with latest pic "12," while Colombia and Chile have selected pics…
Colombia and Chile have selected pics from newcomers to represent them in the foreign-language Oscar race.
The 24th Bogota Film Festival Fest opens Wednesday with the directorial debut of Colombian Carlos Palau, "El sueno del paradiso" (Paradise Dream), and closes Oct. 11 with the winner of the feature…
Mexico's Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences has picked Carlos Reygadas' "Luz Silenciosa" (Silent Light) to rep the country for foreign language Oscar consideration.
Fox Searchlight's Sundance acquisition "La misma luna" (Under the Same Moon) by Patrica Riggen kicks off the 11th Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival on Oct. 7 and closes with Antonio Banderas'…
Music and cell phone texting combine on Bulla TV, the first interactive bilingual music platform that will launch Monday on LATV networks nationwide.
Colombian thesp Blas Jaramillo died Aug. 30 from complications rising from pancreatitis. He was 39.
Gearing up to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Miami International Film Fest has beefed up its programming team with the appointment of two veteran film programmers, Eleonora Granata and Kreingsak…
The powerful duopoly held by RCN and Caracol TV in Colombia will be shattered on February 2009 when a third terrestrial channel is slated to launch.