A schism has emerged between the old and the new guard of Mexican cinema with industryites calling for changes in the membership and voting rules of the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences.
Helmer Fernando Eimbcke's "Lake Tahoe" garnered Ariels for film, director and male supporting actor (Hector Herrera) at Mexico's Academy of Film, Arts and Sciences awards on Tuesday evening.
The 24th Guadalajara Film Festival wrapped up Friday, giving top honors to Gerardo Tort's "Viaje Redondo" (Round Trip) and Peruvian helmer Claudia Llosa's "La teta asustada" (The Milk of Sorrow) in…
Spanish-language web Telemundo and Mexican mega-conglom Televisa get even cozier with the launch of a joint-venture cable channel aimed at Mexico and Latin America.
Paramount's newly named Worldwide Acquisitions Group prexy, Mineko Mori, points to an improving Mexican market, which now ranks fifth in the world among filmgoers and is seeing a spike in U.S. studio…
Mexico's leading TV companies are putting their international strategies into action. Dominant Spanish-language conglom Televisa and competitor TV Azteca are steadily hawking telenovelas and other…
Selected new Mexican projects poised for an international life.
Guadalajara fest director Jorge Sanchez says his focus isn't necessarily on glamour but creating encounters between industry leaders and young talent. "We've generated an international buzz that's…
The Ibero-American Film Market may come at time when financial doom and gloom is rampant, but the Guadalajara confab is bustling.
The Mandarin-language version of "Ugly Betty," titled "Chou nu wu di," has wooed auds in its first two months on the air, garnering an average of 11 million total viewers per episode.
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Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%