Warner Independent Pictures has inked a pact with Spanish shingles Plural Entertainment and Origen Prods. Cinematografica to jointly develop and produce a pic based on the international bestseller…
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Warner Bros. Mexico has named Leonardo Zimbron to lead new shingle Warner Bros. Pictures Mexico. Company is following the lead of Columbia TriStar and Disney (through its Latino label Miravista) in…
Two former execs of studio affiliates in Mexico have launched independent distrib Decine (Distribuidora de Entretenimiento de Cine) that is radically altering conventional distrib relationships with…
Thesps Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna have launched a shingle in Mexico City. Dubbed Canana after the crisscrossing bullet belts worn by Mexican revolutionaries, company includes former MTV exec…
Disney Latin American label Miravista has tapped former Argos Cine head Inna Payan to lead its new shingle in Mexico. Payan will report to Miravista chief Fernando Lagier, who is based in Buenos…
Arab news satcaster Al-Jazeera will open bureaus in Brazil and Venezuela by the summer.
Mia Farrow will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 20th Guadalajara Film Festival on March 17 following the screening of "Moolaade," helmed by Senegalese Ousmane Sembene.
With all the advance hoopla over the edgy Chris Rock, who'd have thought that the biggest Oscarcast controversy would be Antonio Banderas' singing?
Argentina's 20th Mar del Plata Film Festival, Latin America's only FIAPF category one fest, will open with Balhman Ghobadi's "Turtles Can Fly" and showcase 17 other pics from March 10-20.
Universal Pictures has tapped Arturo Barquet as senior VP of production finance. Barquet, whose immediate projects include "King Kong," "The Producers" and "Pride and Prejudice," will oversee films…
Televisa, Mexico's largest broadcaster, has banned all talent under its contracts from appearing on leading U.S. Hispanic net Univision. The order was sent upon the announcement of Ray Rodriguez's…