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…
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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).
Piracy was top of the agenda Tuesday as Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Dan Glickman met Latin American filmmakers for the first time at the 10th U.S. Mexico Bilateral Film Industry Committee…
Liberty Media Intl. has tightened its grip on Chile's cable and broadband Internet business following the country's approval of the merger between Liberty-controlled Metropolis and VTR.
Pedro Almodovar will be attending the AFI Fest for only the second time, although the annual event -- which honors him with a tribute this year -- has screened nearly all his pictures.