The next major project from Cuban helmer Fernando Perez is a true labor of love. Writer Anna Assenza had been searching fruitlessly for a director in her native Italy to adapt her autobiographical…
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CIE topper Alejandro Soberon was bitten by the showbiz bug early in life. While still a teenager, he partnered with his father to form Frontera Films, which turned out 35 low-budget pics over a…
Argentina helmer Lucrecia Martel's recent Golden Bear at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival for best debut was a triumph of spirit over adversity. Martel had already picked up international prizes for…
CIE's Argentine face, Daniel Grinbank, is one of the group's strongest assets, with 25 years of local experience, first as manager of rock icon Charly Garcia and then as an international concert…
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…