With sales last year reaching a record DM968 million ($459 million), RTL2 has become the envy of its rivals. For managing director Josef Andorfer, the web's success is the result of a consistent…
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.
Brazil's film biz has bounced back and is staking its claim anew. Last year, 24 Brazilian pics were released, grossing $17.4 million, compared with 25 pics, $11.9 million, in 1999.
CIE topper Alejandro Soberon was bitten by the showbiz bug early in life. While still a teenager, he partnered with his father to form Frontera Films, which turned out 35 low-budget pics over a…
Despite an ongoing recession and the economic difficulties of the national film institute, INCAA, 2000 was a vintage year for Argentine cinema.
For the second year running, a Chilean film set new attendance for a locally produced pic. Nearly 1 million Chileans went to see this year's draw, "Chacotero Sentimental."
LA FUGA Producer: Telefe Cinema Division Director: Eduardo Mignogna Cast: Miguel Angel Sola, Norma Aleandro In post-production. True story of prison breakout. CHIQUITITAS Producer: Telefe Cinema…
CIE may be as yet-unknown to U.S. auds but Alejandro Soberon is betting it won't be that way for long.
BASTARDOS EN EL PARAISO (Bastards in Paradise) Director: Luis Vera Release: Opened March 15 A portrait of contemporary Sweden, film follows a diverse group of youth facing anti-immigrant sentiment in…
Peru's Luis Llosa may have directed Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Lopez in Hollywood action films, but he still stays close to home.