Disney-backed Patagonik Film Group, the biggest producer in Latin America, is pressing ahead with production of a diverse slate of films, from a remake of "High School Musical" to a terror film.
Tel Aviv-based Dori Media Group has hired Juan Antonio Fernandez as vice president of sales of its Miami division Dori Media America to spearhead an expansion in the Americas.
Disney has entered the Web-content arena in Latin America.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
Gabriel Mannelli, bassist of the Argentine rock band Babasonicos, died Jan. 12 of Hodgkin lymphoma in Buenos Aires. He was 37.
Argentine actor Cesar Bertrand, best known for his performances in hit comedies of the 1960s, 70s and 80s, died Jan. 11 of undisclosed causes in Buenos Aires. He was 74.
Detective caper "La senal" nabbed 14 nominations for Argentina's 56th Condor de Plata film awards.
Grupo Clarin, Argentina's biggest media conglom, has acquired a 51% stake in Carburando and aims to expand its auto-sports programming internationally.
Promofilm has upped Hugo Di Guglielmo to VP and consultant of the international department of its Argentinean unit charged with expanding sales in Latin America.
Argentina's Eyeworks Cuatro Cabezas is upping production of fiction series after the first season of a localized remake of detective tale "Hermanos y Detectives" (Brothers and Detectives) did well in…
Argentine film admissions dropped 2.5% to 34.5 million in 2007 from 35.4 million a year earlier, with U.S. titles taking 82% of the market despite a robust offering of local films, according to…