RIO DE JANEIRO -- Director-actor Selton Mello's "O palhaco" (The Clown), a Bananeira Filmes' production, is Brazil's representative in the Oscar's foreign language race.
BBC Worldwide, the U.K. pubcaster's commercial arm, announced programming sales to Mexico's TV Azteca and the pan-regional platform of DirecTV during the three-day BBC Showcase Latin America in Rio…
Hollywood pics are performing increasingly well in Brazil, compensating for the decline of local movies.
Prominent pics from the land of the bossa nova
From the Rio Grande to Tierra del Fuego, filmmakers are finding better resources, friendlier governments and safer venues as they pursue their projects.
Competition is heating up in Brazil's nascent video-on-demand market, which is expected to expand rapidly over the next few years.
Local indie distrib Imagem and pay TV net Telecine have announced eight Brazilian features for theatrical release in 2012 and 12 for 2013.
These 10 cutting-edge filmers are changing the biz landscape in the region.
From festival standouts to crowdpleasers a select list of screenings to look out for
Named Twitter's most influential tweeter by indie research group Twitalyzer earlier this year, Brazilian standup comedy pioneer and TV personality Rafinha Bastos boasts 3.5 million followers.
With the collapse of the homevideo DVD market, local indie distribs are increasingly turning to the distribution of Brazilian pics in order to make ends meet.