The general DVD market may be flat, but Spanish-language DVDs are muy caliente, thanks to telenovelas.
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Disney's Argentine production powerhouse Patagonik Film Group is being restructured, after two key shareholders put their stake up for sale mid-May.
Chile's first musical, a movie spinoff of Chilean TV song-and-dance competish "Rojo" is sprinting toward become the biggest-grossing local pic in Chile.
Free-to-air TV channel Latitud Television (Canal 31) bowed in Guatemala in July. It goes up against rival national broadcasters Canal 3, Canal 7, Canal Once and Trecevision.
Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications reaped $84.5 million in additional net revenues from its exclusive coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, per its second-quarter results.
Fledgling Web joint venture Yahoo! Telemundo is launching an online short film festival. Competish will enable Hispanic filmmakers to showcase their shorts on the Web.
FremantleMedia has won its copyright suit against Peru's Panamericana Television, claiming its "Superstar" is a ripoff of "American Idol."
The Mouse House is gearing up to adapt more of its TV shows in Latin America. Properties Disney is pushing for remake include "Golden Girls," "Moonlighting," "Home Improvement" and "Amazing Grace."
NBC Universal's youth-skewed bilingual net, mun2, is sponsoring and covering the seventh annual New York Intl. Latino Film Festival. The move, a first for the cable weblet, dovetails with its efforts…
Univision has laid out some of the ground rules for its $13.7 billion sale to a consortium headed by Haim Saban. According to a merger-related proxy filed by Univision with the SEC on Monday, the…
Lionsgate will release its second Spanish-language pic, "Pretendiendo," in October. Romantic comedy starring telenovela thesp Barbara Mori falls under its joint venture with Jim McNamara's Panamax…