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…
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…
ANNECY — For Brazil, the 37th Annecy Animation Film Festival, which opens today, marks multiple significant firsts, all underscoring the mounting muscle of the toon industries in emerging markets…
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?
A mild curiosity rather than a must-see omnibus, this uneven collection boasts several interesting works (by Theo Angelopoulos, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan), a few clunkers (Maria de Medeiros…
Its economic growth may be slowing but in film terms Brazil, the subject of a Cannes Tribute, is still bulking up.
Prominent pics from the land of the bossa nova
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.
Buena Vista Intl. has struck a pioneering deal with Gullane Filmes, one of Brazil's most internationally aggressive production houses, to co-develop helmer Cao Hamburger's "ICU."