Christmas arrived early for Mexican cinema last week when the Mexican government awarded a potentially huge tax incentive to local film production.
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.
U.S. Latino marketing, talent management and distribution company Arenas Entertainment is widening its core business to include distribution and marketing services for indie producers and distribs.
Colombia has become another battleground for a dispute between a Time Warner unit and local cablers. Colombian pay TV body TVPC pulled the plug on Turner Broadcasting's Cartoon Network, Boomerang and…
Samuel Hadida's Davis Films Prods. has boarded "El aura," the second pic from Argentinian helmer Fabian Bielinsky. Davis Films joins co-producers Patagonik Film Group of Argentina and Spain's…
Los Angeles-based Menemsha Films has licensed U.S. rights to Andres Wood's Chilean foreign-language Oscar hopeful "Machuca" from Spanish sales consortium Latido.