Ancine, Brazil’s National Cinema Agency, has launched a R$5 million ($1.6 million) fund to invest in minority Brazilian film co-productions with 19 Latin American countries. A financial investment by…
Venice closer "Amazonia," which receives a market screening Sunday, is not just a 3D jungle adventure pic that attempts to do visual justice to the Amazon. For Brazil's burgeoning movie industry, it…
Incentives, treaties, soft money and straight grants help producers raise money, ink pacts
At the launch this month of the British Film Institute's five-year forward plan, "Film Forever: Supporting U.K. Film 2012-2017," BFI chief executive Amanda Nevill highlighted the importance of…
The increasingly profitable business of distributing Brazilian pics at home is shifting from the hands of majors based in the country to local indie distribs, a trend that is expected to continue in…
A new fed gov incentive, the so-called Article 3A, has prompted local broadcasters and pay TV nets to invest as co-producers in indie features and TV programming.
Brazil's foreign language Oscar hopeful, Bruno Barreto's "Last Stop 174," has been awarded 150,000 reals ($70,000) to spend on promotion Stateside by the country's National Cinema Agency (Ancine).
The government's National Cinema Agency (Ancine) announced it will partially subsidize the cost of tickets for local pics in November, in an effort to boost local B.O.
Two takes on contempo relationships, "El sexo de los angeles" (Sex of Angels) and "Entre a dor e a nada" (Absence) have pulled down key coin from a new Galicia-Brazil co-production film fund.
The Brazilian government has postponed the controversial package of new taxes and fees on foreign pay TV programmers and theatrical and programming distributors.