After weeks of negotiations, some 3,000 unionized TV extras in Argentina have secured 18% to 200% pay increases from networks and producers, the Union of Public Entertainment Workers said Friday.
Alberto Rodriguez Saa is winning fans in the movie world. As governor of San Luis, a province in central Argentina, he is building an industry with well-equipped studios and ample state funding.
Argentine actors, broadcasters and producers Wednesday failed for a third day to reach an agreement to end a dispute that has stopped the production of fiction series.
Telenovela specialist Dori Media Group has agreed to buy 75% of Paran Prods. as it continues to expand its TV production capacity.
Argentine actors, producers and broadcasters resumed talks on Tuesday after a dispute on pay and working hours halted the production and airing of fiction series.
A dispute over pay and working hours kept locally made fiction off Argentina's commercial TV channels on Monday and will do so on Tuesday as a conflict between actors and independent producers…
Israel's "Meduzot" (Jellyfish) scooped the Gold Puntano at the first San Luis Cine Festival, which closed Sunday.
Argentine actor Enzo Viena of hit TV series like "Nino" died Nov. 25 in Buenos Aires of injuries sustained in a car crash.
Argentina has gone global with the format sales of its edgier telenovelas, tapping demand for a product that has a longer shelf-life for spinoff businesses than a Hollywood film.
The Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival, Latin America's only FIAPF class A event, plans to shift from March to October in a bid to attract better titles and foreign talent.
With ambitions to get on the global fest circuit, the inaugural San Luis Cine Intl. Festival launched Nov. 16, with Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" screening out of competition.
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