MADRID - L.A.-based sales-production and distribution house FiGa Films, one of the leading specialists in Latin American art fims, is creating a dedicated label for Brazilian films: FiGa/Br. The move…
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain - L.A.-based sales-production company FiGa has initiated impressive early sales on Venezuelan Mariana Rondon's San Sebastian competition player "Pelo Malo" (Bad Hair), a small…
A new rule allowing more experienced directors into competition has cinephiles buzzing ahead of the 11th Morelia Intl. Film Festival, running Oct. 18-27.
BOGOTA - More than anything else, the 4th Bogota Audiovisual Market underscored the rapid re-positioning of Colombia's burgeoning film industry. Late last decade, Colombian movies were a mostly local…
Folk in Uruguay, Latin America's second-smallest country, have produced two World Cup champion teams, and now the country is rallying behind its film business.
Brazilian pics at the Berlin fest reflect the human side of a rapidly growing nation
Killer Films' Christine Vachon, the New York-based producer of multiple U.S. indie landmarks - Todd Haynes' "Safe," Larry Clark's "Kids" and Kimberly Peirce's "Boys Don't Cry" - will preside over the…
Continuing its hefty commitment to new Latin American talent, L.A.-based FiGa Films has inked worldwide rights on Chilean helmer Rodrigo Marin's "Zoologico."
Los Angeles-based FiGa Films has acquired world rights outside Mexico to writer-helmer Kyzza Terrazas' "Machete Language," a love story with a political underbelly, which world preems today in Venice…
Figa Films has taken world rights, including to North America, to Brasilia Film Festival hit "The Sky Above," a cutting-edge title from Brazil's surging regional cinema.