The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president…
Brazil Film Industry
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…
VENICE – Alice Braga, the most famous Brazilian actress of her generation, seen most recently opposite Matt Damon in "Elysium," has moved into production, producing and starring in "Latitudes," a…
MADRID — Teaming Stuart Ford's IM Global and Mexico and L.A.-based Canana — headed by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz — new sales-financing venture Mundial has entered Brazil. Taking…
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
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?
Russian Orthodox Church urged followers to give up social media for Lent, South Korean film distrib CJ Entertainment has given a twist to movie posters, zombies have been off the radar in Indian…
Incentives, treaties, soft money and straight grants help producers raise money, ink pacts
Call it the rule of four, or Brazil's first studio-sized alliance.
Investments propel domestic producers, distribs and exhibitors