SAN SEBASTIAN — The state of Latin America's film industry is not what it was. No, señor: Compared to even just a decade back, most ways you take it, it's now much better. From Monday thru Wednesday…
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…
From the point of view of world sports, Brazil is about to have its blazing moment in the sun. Will this period of high visibility also extend to other sectors of its culture?
Traditionally, movies from Brazil have not benefitted from the kind of public funding and international distribution support systems that, in Europe, often decide whether a film gets distribution at…
Brazilian film org Cinema do Brasil is set to give sales agents $40,000 to promote local films playing at major festivals.
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Coinciding with a far larger Brazilian presence -- in pics, producers and partying -- at 2012's San Sebastian, film export promotion org Cinema do Brasil unveiled Thursday two new…
Latin American, U.S. influx add zest to fest.
Sitting on a Via Veneto terrace at October's Rome Festival, Italian producer Daniele Mazzocca smiled with slight bemusement as he described his next project.
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…
The Rio Intl. Film Festival opens today with local helmer Miguel Faria Jr.'s "Vinicius," but the closing night promises to be a greater source of pride when Brazil's brightest film export, helmer…