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."
Three Colombian projects -- "Lost Wolves," "Arijuna -- White Men" and "Virgin exotica" -- proved to be among the most popular projects at the 12th Huelva Co-Production Forum, which wrapped Friday.
Ruben Mendoza ("The Stoplight Society"), a leading light of Colombia's new wave of young helmers, is set to direct his third feature, "Tierra en la lengua" (Dust on the Tongue).
Mexico City-based Interior 13 Cine is producing tragic comedy "Greatest Hits," helmed by Mexican Nicolas Pereda, whose "Summer of Goliath" topped Venice Horizons in 2010.
Argentina's Santiago Mitre is preparing his second directorial outing, political thriller "La llanura" (The Plain).