Latin American nets will be descending on the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab with full battalions of up to a dozen execs each. With the worst of their economic crises behind…
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Plural Entertainment, the audiovisual content arm of Spain's media conglom Grupo Prisa, has inked a co-production and distribution pact with Colombia's Caracol Television.
AETN Intl., the overseas sales and marketing arm of A&E Television Networks, has appointed Ledafilms, Latin America's largest distrib, to rep its syndicated sales in Latin America.
Spike Lee and Paolo Sadri of new Miami-based shingle TMG Films will exec produce "The Goal," a Brazilian soccer pic starring Mario Lopez. Principal photography is skedded for November in Rio de…
In Alejandro Amenabar's "The Sea Inside" quadriplegic Spanish poet Ramon Sampedro, played by Javier Bardem, is gently teased by his sister-in-law Manuela about the "harem" he keeps.
Plans are afoot to launch an animated TV skein in the U.S. based on Latino comicstrip "Condorito." Skein will tap a solid fan base that stretches back more than six decades since the strip appeared…
Argentinean animated blockbuster "Patoruzito" is spawning a toon studio in the South American nation. Co-producer Jorge Rodriguez of Red Lojo Entertainment has drawn up plans to exploit fully the…
While the foreign language Oscar race fields its fair share of international heavyweights, some smaller pics from unexpected places pop up on the radar. Two that are fighting for recognition this…
Alejandra Solett, ousted senior VP and general manager of Warner Channel Latin America, has filed a lawsuit against the net and HBO, both Time Warner units.
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…