RIO DE JANEIRO — RioFilme, the biggest – and trend-setting – city-backed film/TV fund in Latin America, is moving into digital, announcing a new funding line for web content as well as backing for…
RIO DE JANEIRO — As it increasingly prioritizes movies and TV as vital growth sectors for Rio's economy, Rio's powerful FIRJAN System, the Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro, is beating the…
Following up "A Wolf at the Door," Fernando Coimbra, one of Brazil's most talked-up young talents, will direct another thriller and a second dissection of Brazil's middle-classes, "Os enforcados"…
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…
The City of Rio de Janeiro is set to build a $50 million film and TV studio, Rio Polo de Audiovisual, located a few minutes drive from Brazil's 2016 Olympic Games stadium.
Rio de Janeiro will host two new international film events in August, the first Film Finance Forum Latin America and the Tribeca Rio Film Festival. Forum is a partnership between Winston Baker, a…
Investments propel domestic producers, distribs and exhibitors
Call it the rule of four, or Brazil's first studio-sized alliance.
Sergio Sa Leitao and Andrien Muselet bring buzz to the biz.
Its economic growth may be slowing but in film terms Brazil, the subject of a Cannes Tribute, is still bulking up.
Rio de Janeiro-based equity investor RioFilme has launched a pioneering cinema circuit in the city's hillside slums, or favelas.