The increasingly competitive world of Latin American film sales and distribution has gained another player: Mexico's Vendo Cine.
Brazil's Total Filmes and Argentina's BD Cine have struck an ambitious alliance to co-produce films and TV for local and international markets.
The 4th edition of Ventana Sur, which wrapped Monday in Buenos Aires, looks likely to be viewed as a milestone.
L.A.-based Vanguard has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Uruguayan crime drama "Reus," one of the biggest box offce hits in Uruguay in recent years.
Mexico's "The Amazing Cat Fish" and Colombia's "Dust on the Tongue" shared honors Monday at Ventana Sur's Primer Corte pix-in-post showcase, the Latin American film mart's only competitive section.
Alex de la Iglesia will exec produce "La Sabiduria," which is helmed by Argentine writer-director Eduardo Pinto ("Palermo Hollywood," "Golden Gun").
Uruguay's Pablo Stoll, a darling of the art-pic crowd since 2001's Rotterdam Tiger-winning "25 Watts," is prepping a zombie movie, "The Summer Hit."
Diego Peretti, star of Argentine TV series "Los Simuladores," plus Juan Taratuto's romantic comedy hits "It's Not Me, It's You" and "Who Says It's Easy," is attached to star.
As their films snag prizes and sales worldwide, Latin America is turning to another battle: Conquering its own domestic movie market.
Kick-starting trading at 2012's Ventana Sur, Berlin-based world sales company M-Appeal has moved smartly to close down rights "Son of Trauco," the first fiction feature from Chilean-U.S. tyro helmer…
After winning the foreign language film Oscar in 2010 for "The Secret in Their Eyes," Argentinean director Juan Jose Campanella didn't lack for top offers from Hollywood.