Now that the telenovela is well entrenched in the global market, some Latin American webs and production companies are looking to boost overall sales with other formats.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
PWI Holdings, the U.S. companies of Chilean pan-Latin America distributor PWI (Phoenix World Investments), filed for bankruptcy in a Los Angeles court this month.
Univision and its largest program supplier, Televisa, have reached detente in Puerto Rico, inking an exclusive long-term deal through 2017, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange…
Sony Pictures Television Intl.'s "Who's the Boss?" is being remade at Colombia's Caracol TV. Shooting has begun of the vintage sitcom offshoot, with an early May debut slated.
WHAT: The seventh National Assn. of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) confab, March 9-12.
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…
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…