BARCELONA– Santiago de Chile-based TV house Parox, headed by Sergio Gandara, is set to produce teen TV drama "Weirdos," a highlight on a crammed Mipcom slate. Series director will be Cristian…
Tying down the latest movies from three rising names in filmmaking from the Americas, Spain's San Sebastian Festival has added to its main competition Canadian Maxime Giroux's "Felix and Meira,"…
Meirelles' 'Nemesis,' Baiz's 'Animals' and Jimenez's 'Voice Over' Presented at Miami Fest (EXCLUSIVE)
MADRID – Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st…
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In Chile, as in much of the world, English is becoming the lingua franca among a growing number of filmmakers, as arthouse and genre helmers alike make it the primary language in films targeted to…
SAN SEBASTIAN – Bruno Bettati's Valdivia-based Jirafa Films, a driving force behind the surge of new Chilean films, has tapped new production partners in Canada and France for, respectively…
Re-enforcing the growing film axis between Chile and France, Paris-based Rezo has re-upped with Chilean director Cristian Jimenez (pictured) and producer Bruno Bettati, tying down international…
Daniel and Diego Vega's "El Mudo," Marcela Said's "The Summer of the Flying Fish" and Samuel Kishi Leopo's "Somos Mari Pepa" feature in the Toulouse/San Sebastian 23rd Film in Progress, a competish…
Chilean helmer Cristian Jimenez, one of the emerging voices of Latin American cinema, is following up Cannes' Un Certain Regard player "Bonsai" with "Voice Over," a dramatic dissection of a…
Chile's Cristian Jimenez, one of Latin America's up-and-coming directors, is set to direct "Voces en off," a family dramedy follow-up to breakthrough "Bonsai."
BUENOS AIRES -- The 14th Buenos Aires Festival of Independent Film opens April 11 with debut helmer Armando Bo's local dramedy "El Ultimo Elvis" (The Last Elvis), about an impersonator.
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