French international sales company F for Film has sold Argentine drama "Los Muertos" to Portugal's Atalanta and France's ID Distribution. Sales are pending with Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.
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New Brazilian shingle Luz & Imaginacao has teamed up with Walter Salles' VideoFilmes to co-produce thriller "The Yellow Line" and period drama "Cinemeiro," both in pre-production.
UGC-U.K. made its first acquisition in Cannes the U.K. rights to Argentine helmer Fabian Bielinsky's upcoming pic, "El Aura," paying between $200,000 and $300,000.
Broadcasters across Latin America are phoning content to the public. And in this telenovela-mad region, some are beaming 100-plus episodes of the sudsers to cell phones.
Fledgling U.S. Hispanic producer Voy Pictures has inked a three-pic co-development and production deal with Santa Monica-based shingle Cherry Road Films.
A burgeoning international DVD market has prompted Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment to buttress its regional management structure.
This may finally be the year Latino-themed pics get significant theatrical play in the U.S. At least two major Los Angeles-based distribs, one new and the other not so new, aim to go down a path few…
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…
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."