Argentina's Juan Jose Campanella, director of runaway hit "El secreto de sus ojos" (The Secret in Their Eyes), is preparing to helm his first animated film, with a E6 million ($8.94 million) budget.
China's online revolution continues apace, with the number of online gamers in the country registering a hefty 24.8% rise to 69.31 million people this year.
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Pop duo Nick Littlemore and Luke Steele, known as Empire of the Sun, scooped the prizes at the 23rd annual Aria Awards, Oz's top music kudos.
Menemsha Films has taken U.S. theatrical and DVD rights on "Nora's Will," which is repped by Mexico-based sales company Latinofusion.
It was yet another kudo win for indie darling "Samson and Delilah."
Lionsgate's Asian subsid Tiger Gate Ent. has announced that it will launch its pay TV channel brands, KIX and Thrill, on PCCW's Now TV platform in Hong Kong.
FilmSharks Intl., a leading sales outfit in Latin America, has sold all French-speaking territory rights for Mexican drama "Desierto Adentro" (The Desert Within) to Paris-based Films Sans Frontieres.
Three films from Latin American new talent powerhouses -- Esmir Filho's "The Famous and the Dead," Pablo Stoll's "Hiroshima" and Gerardo Tort's "Round Trip" -- have been added to screenings at…
Prominent Argentina-based auteur Adrian Caetano ("Buenos Aires, 1977," "Francia") is prepping "Mala," a hitwoman thriller.
Disney has sold its 25% stake in U.K. breakfast broadcaster GMTV.
Lachlan Murdoch has bought a 50% stake in Australia's DMG radio network.