New Line Intl. has signed an output deal with leading Mexican indie distributor Gussi following the collapse of startup Districine. New Line had announced an alliance with the newly founded company…
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When Viacom's outdoor unit pulled down a billboard in Hollywood on Friday because of a few complaints about its "offensive" content, it inadvertently boosted awareness for mockumentary "A Day Without…
Latin America has not escaped reality TV despite its long-standing affair with the telenovela. The onslaught of "Big Brother" and its kin over the past two to three years has made an indelible impact…
Chile is reeling from an unflattering portrait of its seamier side in "Mala Leche."
Los Angeles-based marketing and distribution company Arenas Entertainment has picked up U.S. rights to Mexican hit "Nicotina."
Carlos Cisneros, nephew of Venezuelan media and industrial magnate Gustavo Cisneros, died at age 38 on Saturday .
Films are exploding out of South America, where production has doubled in Argentina and quadrupled in Chile. Brazil estimates 50 local releases this year, up from 30 in 2003. The question is: Can any…
Mexican businessman Jorge Vergara, co-producer of Alfonso Cuaron's "Y tu mama tambien" and Guillermo del Toro's "The Devil's Backbone," is ramping up a slate of television projects aimed at the U.S…
The 20th Chicago Latino Film Festival kicks off April 16 with Miramax domestic pickup "Valentin," a bittersweet coming-of-age story from Argentina.
Festival favorite "Duck Season" (Temporada de patos) by Fernando Eimbcke took home seven Mayahuel awards Thursday and a booty amounting to $70,000 in a record-breaking sweep of the 19th Guadalajara…
Alfonso and Carlos Cuaron, the Mexican brothers whose last collaboration, "Y tu mama tambien," was an international hit, are ramping up a slate of projects to direct under the Anhelo banner that…