Isabel Raventos is a contradiction in terms: a top femme exec in the Spanish TV industry. Recent examples could fit -- legally -- into a taxi.
Markets & Festivals
For broadcasters in six Spanish-lingo markets, the World Cup is a different ball game now that satcaster DirecTV Latin America is playing. For years, Latam rights to soccer's top tourney had been the…
Leading Brazilian pay TV programmer GloboSat passed a crucial landmark last year: it was cash-flow positive for the first time. General director Alberto Pecegueiro attributed that development to…
Having established a firm foothold in the Southern Cone, CIE has turned its South American focus to Brazil.
Dubbed "The Wizard of Ratings," Televisa producer Federico Wilkins has done more than his share to push forward the limits of freedom of expression, not to mention good taste, in the new Mexico.
Despite an ongoing recession and the economic difficulties of the national film institute, INCAA, 2000 was a vintage year for Argentine cinema.
Riding a slew of box office champs and fresh money from new investors, Mexican film production is on a roll.
LA FUGA Producer: Telefe Cinema Division Director: Eduardo Mignogna Cast: Miguel Angel Sola, Norma Aleandro In post-production. True story of prison breakout. CHIQUITITAS Producer: Telefe Cinema…
Local filmmakers raised their eyebrows when CIE teamed with the venture capital arm of financial conglom Inbursa (owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim) to form Estudio Mexico Films in January…
Peru's Luis Llosa may have directed Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Lopez in Hollywood action films, but he still stays close to home.
BASTARDOS EN EL PARAISO (Bastards in Paradise) Director: Luis Vera Release: Opened March 15 A portrait of contemporary Sweden, film follows a diverse group of youth facing anti-immigrant sentiment in…