Edgard Tenembaum, Paris-based producer of Walter Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries," is making his latest incursion into Latin American filmmaking with "Escafandra."
BUENOS AIRES -- Eric Mathis' Miami-based Ondamax Films has swooped in to take international sales rights on "La sublevacion" (The Uprising), cashing in on Brazil's building roster of Spanish-language…
Metrodome has taken U.K. rights and Fine Films has nabbed Japanese rights to Alejandro Brugues' "Juan of the Dead," Cuba's first zombie comedy.
Non-profit org Global Film Initiative has taken North American rights from FiGa Films to Brazilian helmer Gustavo Pizzi's "Riscado" (Craft).
Fernando Spiner's "Aballay," Carlos Sorin's "The Cat Vanishes" and Andres Wood's "Violeta Went to Heaven" will play in Ventana Sur's screenings lineup.
Italian distrib One Movie has secured rights to Spanish comedy franchise "Torrente."
"Alma's Tears," "Benghazi, Beyond the Front Line" and "Jorge Sanjines, the Courage of a Cinema Alongside the People" will be pitched at the 3rd Latin Side of the Doc/Doc Buenos Aires.
Mexico's Rafa Lara ("La Milagrosa," "Labios rojos") is set to direct "5 de mayo: la batalla," re-creating Mexico's 1862 Battle of Puebla.
Beto Brant and Renato Ciasca's steamy melodrama, "I'd Receive the Worst News From Your Beautiful Lips," won the top Golden Colombus Saturday at Andalusia's 37th Huelva Ibero-American Festival.
Colombia's Carlos Moreno, director of Sundance Fest players "Dog Eat Dog" and "All You Dead Ones," is attached to direct "Lost Wolves."