Argentinean animated blockbuster "Patoruzito" is spawning a toon studio in the South American nation. Co-producer Jorge Rodriguez of Red Lojo Entertainment has drawn up plans to exploit fully the…
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While the foreign language Oscar race fields its fair share of international heavyweights, some smaller pics from unexpected places pop up on the radar. Two that are fighting for recognition this…
Alejandra Solett, ousted senior VP and general manager of Warner Channel Latin America, has filed a lawsuit against the net and HBO, both Time Warner units.
A packed crowd at the 34th Nosotros Golden Eagle Awards rose in thunderous applause to the surprise appearance of Nosotros founder Ricardo Montalban last week at the BevHilton. It was never certain…
Amnesty Intl. has latched onto a couple of Oscar contenders to raise awareness for two hot-button issues at the top of its agenda: child soldiers and the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
Televisa Cine, the upstart U.S. distrib of Mexico's Televisa, is poised to release Gabriela Tagliavini's "Ladies' Night" in March. Pic highlights a string of upcoming Spanish-language releases from…
Christmas arrived early for Mexican cinema last week when the Mexican government awarded a potentially huge tax incentive to local film production.
U.S. producers have long been disappointed that nearby Mexico offers no production incentives. Savvy producers, however, have discovered they can save up to 15% of production budgets by taking…
Daniel Burman's "A Torn Hug" (Un abrazo partido), Argentina's entry to the foreign-language Oscar race, leads a recent crop of Argentine films at the third edition of Argentina New Cinema.
Mexico's leading indie distrib, Gussi Films, is boarding its first Mexican co-production as part of its new bid to co-produce two to four pics a year. Company has committed to "Rabbit on the Moon"…
Three popular Latino morning shows will go nationwide in January thanks to ABC Radio Networks' newly inked five-year syndication deal with Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS).