Televisa Cine is the latest casualty among distributors of Latino fare in the U.S. Company announced last week that it has suspended activities, spurred by losses from some releases, most recently…
Anna Marie de la Fuente
While commercial distributors of Latino fare in the U.S. have hit stumbling blocks, L.A.-based nonprofit org Viva Tu Cine! plans to boost its distribution output of Latino pics to 10 to 15 new films…
Televisa Cine, the U.S. theatrical distrib of Mexican media giant Televisa, has suspended activities, spurred by losses from some releases, most recently dark urban comedy "Matando cabos."
In macho Latin America, "Brokeback Mountain" has turned out to be a tricky sell. Box office is fair to middling, and distribs have been careful to tout the pic as a romance rather than a gay-themed…
Los Angeles-based non-profit org Viva Tu Cine! plans to boost its distribution of Latino pics to 10 to 15 films this year, making it the largest Latino film program in the country.
Sony BMG Film has tapped Argentinean helmer Alejandro Chomski to direct its first feature, "Reggaeton," a co-production with Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Prods. Company is expected to announce his…
Ridley and Tony Scott's Film and TV commercials shingle RSA Films has launched their bi-cultural Latin commercial division La Division, to be headed by commercial production vet Ed Rivero. Move is in…
Joining the Nielsens has been good to Spanish-language webs Univision and Telemundo.
Univision Communications' fourth quarter profits slid sharply due to payments made to main programming supplier Televisa and the decline in the fair value of certain investments, mainly in…
NBC Universal Television Group has inked a two-year, first-look development deal with Galan Entertainment for the production of telenovelas and other Spanish-language formats in English. First…
Latin America's oldest fest, Colombia's 46th Cartagena Int'l Film Festival, opens Friday with Pacho Bottia's "Juana tenia el pelo de oro" and wraps March 10 with Alessandro Basile's "El cielo."