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…
LOCARNO — Paris-based sales-production company UDI, which is repping Diego and Daniel Vega's Locarno fest competition player "El Mudo," has sold Brazilian Marcelo Gomes' "Once Upon a Time Veronica"…
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?
Projects include "Colors," "Rio, I Love You," "Heads or Tails," "Reaching for the Moon" and more...
There's a good reason that CinemaCon tapped Alejandro Ramirez, CEO of Mexico's Cinepolis, as its honoree for the Global Achievement in Exhibition Award -- Cinepolis was the first circuit in Mexico to…
Incentives, treaties, soft money and straight grants help producers raise money, ink pacts
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 pics at the Berlin fest reflect the human side of a rapidly growing nation