Sebastian Aloi's Aeroplano, which is based out of L.A. and Buenos Aires, has formed a production alliance with Italy's Buena Onda Intl.
Many Latin American filmmakers are raising their game with higher budgets and bigger ambitions driving new films and cinematic ventures.
Specialty distrib Icarus has clinched U.S. rights on "108: Cuchillo de palo," Renate Costa's account of her late gay uncle's troubled life under Paraguay's dictatorship.
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.