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.
Fabiano and Caio Gullane's shingle, Gullane Filmes, one of Brazil's top film production houses, has attached Sergio Machado ("Lower City") to direct drama "Acorda Brasil," from a screenplay by…
Gallic helmer Rene Feret ("Rue de Retrait"), will direct "Nannerl (Mozart's Sister)," the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's elder sister, Mara Anna Mozart, known as "Nannerl."
Latin American Works in Progress, a now-traditional Berlinale showcase, underscores the growth of film industries in even the smallest countries of Latin America, and the embracing of genre pics by…
Pathe Intl. has clinched major territory deals on a trio of titles.
Sidney Sherman's Los Angeles-based Rosa Entertainment has optioned U.S. remake rights to "Proyecto Dos" (Project Two), sold by Paris-based Coach 14.
Gallic sales and distribution company SND/M6 Group has closed a raft of territories with blue-chip distributors on Zabou Breitman's "Someone I Loved."
Mexico's Alex Garcia has taken a minority stake in Argentina's Costa Films, helping to build one of Latin America's first pan-regional film production companies.