Arab news satcaster Al-Jazeera will open bureaus in Brazil and Venezuela by the summer.
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Mia Farrow will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 20th Guadalajara Film Festival on March 17 following the screening of "Moolaade," helmed by Senegalese Ousmane Sembene.
With all the advance hoopla over the edgy Chris Rock, who'd have thought that the biggest Oscarcast controversy would be Antonio Banderas' singing?
Argentina's 20th Mar del Plata Film Festival, Latin America's only FIAPF category one fest, will open with Balhman Ghobadi's "Turtles Can Fly" and showcase 17 other pics from March 10-20.
Universal Pictures has tapped Arturo Barquet as senior VP of production finance. Barquet, whose immediate projects include "King Kong," "The Producers" and "Pride and Prejudice," will oversee films…
Televisa, Mexico's largest broadcaster, has banned all talent under its contracts from appearing on leading U.S. Hispanic net Univision. The order was sent upon the announcement of Ray Rodriguez's…
Leading U.S. Hispanic media company Univision Communications upped Univision network prexy Ray Rodriguez to prexy and chief operating officer Wednesday.
Indie shockmeister John Waters will open the Guadalajara Film Festival on March 11 with his latest pic, "A Dirty Shame." It's Waters' first time at the nine-day fest, which also will screen his pics…
Brazil and Argentina have gone to great lengths to ensure homegrown pics get made and receive fair play on local screens. In recent years, Chile and Colombia have weighed in with some tax breaks and…
Latino broadcasters are jostling with pay TV nets for the lucrative kiddie market in youth-dominated Latin America where Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network and Discovery Kids have topped ratings for…
Capitol Films has nabbed international sales rights to Mexican-U.K. political thriller "Rabbit on the Moon." Pic, written, helmed and co-produced by Mexican director Jorge Ramirez-Suarez, will…