Last December, when Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner launched a crusade against Hollywood's box office domination, she came armed with a carrot, not a stick.
Cracking two of Europe's toughest markets with a pair of standout Spanish-language artpic debuts, Paris-based Alpha Violet has sold "Aqui y Alla" to Italy's Cineclub Internazionale and "The Student"…
"The Mountain" and a trio of pics from top Brazilian producers o2 Filmes, Gullane and Dezenove will play at the 1st Boutique Cinema do Brasil.
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.