Amazon Nabs Conquistador Series ‘Hernan’ for Spain and Latin America

Amazon Prime has picked up Spanish and Latin American streaming rights to “Hernan,” the much-anticipated Spanish conquistador series produced by Spain’s Onza Entertainment and Mexico’s Dopamine, a ...

One To Watch: Mexican Movie Star Luis Gerardo Méndez Wants To Tell Stories Of Home, Sets Focus Features Vehicle ‘Half Brothers’

One To Watch: Mexican Movie Star Luis Gerardo Méndez Wants To Tell Stories Of Home, Sets Focus Features Vehicle ‘Half Brothers’ Exclusive: After rising to stardom in Mexico, Luis Gerardo Méndez is transitioning to Hollywood with a determination to tell stories of his home country that go beyond the stereotypical images that ...

New Crop of Mexican Films Vie for Guadalajara’s Premio Mezcal Big Cash Prize

New Crop of Mexican Films Vie for Guadalajara’s Premio Mezcal Big Cash Prize A new crop of Mexican fiction films and feature-length documentaries premiering in Guadalajara’s (Ficg) Premio Mezcal section are vying for the festival’s largest cash prize of 500,000 pesos. Winning ...

Natpe Briefs: MGM, Televisa Link on ‘Tko,’ Oscar Jaenada Cast as Cortes

MGM Worldwide Distribution and Mexico’s Televisa have established a format license deal for MGM Television’s competition show, “Tko: Total Knockout.” As part of the deal, Televisa will produce 24 ...

Gael García Bernal’s ‘Here on Earth’ Renewed by Fox for Second Season

Gael García Bernal’s ‘Here on Earth’ Renewed by Fox for Second Season Santiago De Compostela, Spain — Gael García Bernal’s political thriller “Aquí en la tierra” (“Here on Earth”), a searing indictment of Mexico’s ruling elite, has been re-upped for a second season by ...

3 Idiotas (3 Idiots) – Available on DVD September 26th

From the studio behind How to Be a Latin Lover and Instructions Not Included comes the hysterical, sidesplitting comedy, 3 Idiotas, arriving on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand September 26 from ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2016: #73. Agustin Diaz Yanes’ Oro

Oro Director: Agustin Diaz Yanes Writer: Arturo Perez-Reverte One of Spain’s most unappreciated directors (at least as far as international renown) is Agustin Diaz Yanes. If you haven’t seen his ...

‘Cantinflas’ Star Oscar Jaenada Joins Blake Lively In Sony’s ‘The Shallows’

‘Cantinflas’ Star Oscar Jaenada Joins Blake Lively In Sony’s ‘The Shallows’ Exclusive: Goya Award winner Oscar Jaenada has joined the cast of Jaume Collet-Serra's The Shallows opposite Blake Lively. The actor is crossing over into the mainstream after bringing beloved Mexican ...

'Wild Tales' dominates Platino Awards

'Wild Tales' dominates Platino Awards Damian Szifrón’s Wild Tales swept the 2nd Platino awards, launched to boost Spanish and Latin-American cinema. Damian Szifrón’s Wild Tales dominated the 2nd Platino awards in Marbella, Spain, on ...

Premios Platino Nominees and Lifetime Achievement Award to be Announced in L.A. Tomorrow!

On Wednesday, May 27th, Premios Platino's hosts Alessandra Rosaldo and Juan Carlos Arciniegas alongside actor Eugenio Derbez, as well as Elvi Cano (Director Egeda Us) and Gonzalo Elvira (Fipca Mexico) ...

Media Luna, International Sales Agent in Guadalajara

Media Luna's lineup of predominantly women-centric and Spanish language films is very attractive for Ficg's upcoming market this March 6 - 16th. "Flocking" by Beata Gårdeler won the Crystal Bear for ...

Film music critics nominate 'Maleficent,' 'Dragon 2' and 'Hunger Games' scores

Film music critics nominate 'Maleficent,' 'Dragon 2' and 'Hunger Games' scores The International Film Music Critics Association has revealed nominations for best in movie music from 2014, and prolific composers James Newton Howard ("The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," ...

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Maze Runner' and 'The Skeleton Twins' at Home Now

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On ...

Bh5 Group Makes a Splash with 3 Impressive Films at Los Cabos Int'l Film Fest

Bh5 Group was in a unique position when they presented three films at recent Los Cabos International Film Festival. The burgeoning Mexican production-finance hub which co-produces Atom Egoyan’s ...

Paradigm signs Luis Gerardo Méndez

Paradigm signs Luis Gerardo Méndez Paradigm has announced a deal at the Los Cabos International Film Festival for representation in all areas on actor-producer Luis Gerardo Méndez, attached to star in Fox International Productions’ The ...

83 Submissions for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards

83 Submissions for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards Every year Hollywood gets a curated batch of films from dozens of countries seeking an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. One film per nation is chosen to represent the best of ...

Robin Williams’ Final Film ‘Boulevard’ Afm-Bound; Pair Join Catherine Zeta-Jones’ ‘Godmother'; More

Robin Williams’ final feature film, Dito Montiel’s domestic drama Boulevard, has been picked up for international distribution by Inception Film Partners and will be sold during the American Film ...

83 Countries In Competition For 2014 Foreign Language Film For 87th Oscars

x A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards. Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama are first-time entrants. The ...

Record 83 countries to compete for Foreign Language Oscar

Record 83 countries to compete for Foreign Language Oscar The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday the final submissions for the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th annual Academy Awards. A record 83 countries have ...

Submissions for 87th Academy Awards in Foreign Language Film Category Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the list of submissions for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award. According to the Academy's press release, a record 83 ...

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