Uruguayan helmer-producer Beatriz Flores Silva's brief hunger strike has forced the government of left-wing President Tabare Vazquez to scrap its plans to pull out of Ibero-American film fund…
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Televisa Cine, the fledgling U.S. distrib of Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, is ramping up a steady release slate -- more than a year after its May 14, 2004 launch -- with satire "A Day Without a…
As Mexico struggles to attract more Hollywood pics to shoot south of the border, it has to contend with the failure of its only existing tax incentive, as well as rising security concerns.
Leading U.S. Hispanic net Univision has fired another salvo in its ongoing battle with its key program supplier, Televisa. In a countersuit filed in Los Angeles District Court against the Mexican…
What: Televisa Cine's "Matando Cabos" preem Monday Who: producers Billy Rovzar and Fernando Rovzar of Lemon Films; helmer Alejandro Lozano and co-scribe/thesp Tony Dalton.
Si TV, the first English-language Hispanic net in the U.S., has tapped former DISH Network exec Michael Schwimmer for the newly created position of chief executive officer.
Colombian helmer Simon Brand, whose feature debut "Unknown" was picked up by the Weinstein Co. and IFC Films for North America in July, is attached to helm the $3.5 million screen adaptation of…
Los Angeles-based international sales outfit Cinema Management Group has picked up international rights to indie horror thriller "Reeker," penned and directed by Dave Payne ("Addams Family Reunion").
Leading U.S. Hispanic net Univision is jumping into the latenight arena, tapping Latino thesp Cristian de la Fuente to host "Ay, que noche!" (Oh, What a Night).
When Los Angeles' Spanish-language radio outfit KXOL switched to the youth-driven reggaeton format earlier this summer, English-language rivals didn't just stand up and notice. They sued.