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…
Anna Marie de la Fuente
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.
Sony Pictures Television is making its first concerted attempt to sell its Spanish-language telenovelas at Mip next week.
The escalating drug cartel violence in Mexico is taking its toll on Hollywood.
NBC Universal's Telemundo has snagged TV production rights to bestseller "The Queen of the South" ("La Reina del sur") by Spanish author-journalist Arturo Perez Reverte.