Fresh off Sundance hit "Sin nombre," Mexico's production-distribution shingle Canana, founded by Pablo Cruz, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, has inked with Spain's Irusoin to produce "Cefalopodo."
Francisco Ramos and Alejandro Ripstein are moving into pre-production on "Los Capos del norte," the first feature at their new Mexican shingle, Laberinto Films.
Argentina's K&S Films, owned by Oscar Kramer and Hugo Sigman, will produce new films by Ana Katz ("Musical Chairs," "A Wandering Bride") and Jorge Gaggero ("Live-In Maid"), two of Argentina's top…
Gallic mini-major StudioCanal, one of Europe's biggest film companies, has rolled out strong sales in Berlin on the Atom Egoyan-helmed thriller "Chloe."
Jaime Humberto Hermosilla ("Dona Herlinda and Her Son") will return to 35mm filmmaking after a batch of digital video pics with "Fetiche."
"Quemar las naves" (Burn the Bridges) was sold in Berlin by Mexican sales company Latinofusion to Germany (Pro-Fun Media) and the U.K. (Peccadillo Pics).
Amat Escalante, one of Mexico's top young auteurs ("Los Bastardos," "Sangre"), will begin shooting his next pic, "Heli," in October.
Energetic Brazilian film export board Cinema do Brasil will launch a $150,000 fund aimed at addressing a key challenge for indie film distributors: the ever-rising costs of prints and advertising on…
Mexico's 24th Guadalajara Intl. Film Festival, arguably Latin America's biggest film confab in terms of foreign industry attendance, has unveiled its first competition titles.
Sabino Arana, the hawkish first ideologue of Basque nationalism, must be spinning in his grave.