Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Tuesday unveiled an extra 7.5% tax rebate for location shoots to lure large, foreign productions to Mexico.
Co-prods and nearly-there projects are in the spotlight this year at Guadalajara.
To say that the Mexican film industry started out the new year somewhat like a recovering swine flu victim would be telling only part of the story.
A Mexico City judge ruled against the nation's No. 2 web TV Azteca Wednesday for violation of the copyright on two films it screened.
Mexico's top exhib Cinepolis has inked with Fox Sports to bring the sports channel's Spanish-language content to the bigscreen.
TV Azteca fined 72 million pesos ($5.5 mill) by Mexico's Federal Electoral Commission (IFE).
The seventh edition of the popular Mexico City Contemporary Film Festival, dubbed Ficco, has been canceled only weeks before it was set to open.
Canadian kiddie shingle the Cookie Jar Group has inked to give Mexico's digital TV platform Hi-TV access to 1,200 of its titles.