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…
Investments propel domestic producers, distribs and exhibitors
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…
After half a century, classics-creating firm LC Barreto is still at the top of Brazilian TV and cinema.
While many filmmakers around the world are struggling for coin, biz in Brazil is booming thanks to a generous mix of federal, state and municipal film funds, grants and tax shelters.
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…