Mexico's two major media congloms have figured a way to fight laws forcing them to air political spots.
If all press is good press, TV Azteca and Telemundo seem to be finding their niche in the sports arena by clowning around.
In Latin America, "The industry's feeling the impact of the crisis in every segment, although in differing degrees," says Steve Solot, prexy of the Latin America Training Center.
Hispanic publishing powerhouse Impremedia has inked a deal with Televisa for digital distribution of the Mexican conglom's content in the U.S. despite Televisa's looming court date.
Exhib AMC's plans to sell Mexican operator Cinemex for an estimated $315 million to billionaire German Larrea have been given the greenlight by Mexico's competition commission (CFC).
Televisa, the world's largest provider of Spanish-language content, is pumping an extra $69 million into Spanish free-to-air broadcaster La Sexta to keep the tyro web operating.
Lemon Films' holiday pic "Navidad, S.A." (Christmas, Inc.) netted $1.2 million over a three-day holiday weekend in Mexico with WB Mexico opening the pic on 600 prints, the largest domestic release in…
Lemon Films' holiday pic "Navidad, S.A." (X-mas, Inc.) is hoping to be a Mexican blockbuster, but its debut will be a strictly green-carpet affair.
The nation's fiscal stimulus program, known simply as 226, has spurred an explosion in film production since its implementation in 2006. The program, which foreign producers can tap through…
As local film production rises in Mexico, distribs are finding themselves cut out of the picture with three of the top four Mexican-made or co-produced films snapped up by major U.S. studio arms.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M