Colombia

Ventana Sur’s Proyecta Ramps Up Projects from ‘Memoria,’ ‘90 Minutes,’ ‘The Cow Who Sang…’ Producers

Aeden O’Connor’s “Sun Falls,” Manuela Martelli’s “The Meltdown” and Tomás Corredor’s “November” feature among 15 projects to be presented at Ventana Sur’s 5th Proyecta co-production forum, a wide-ranging…

Peru Undergoes Production Landscape Upgrade as ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,’ ‘Moon Heart’ Shoots Raise Profile of the Country

Peru as a filming location can be viewed before and after the making of “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” where a good chunk of the seventh iteration in…

Ulrich Seidl Wins Spain’s Gijón, Slams Der Spiegel 

Ulrich Seidl took top honors Saturday for “Rimini” at Spain’s 60th Gijón-Xixón Film Festival, having hit back at German magazine Der Spiegel’s allegations of impropriety and child exploitation…

Erik Barmack, Jimena Rodríguez Set ‘Pequeñas Indiscreciones,’ ‘El Susurro del Angel’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Erik Barmack, the former senior Netflix exec, and Mexico-based producer Jimena Rodríguez have added two new Spanish crime novels – “El Susurro del Angel” and “Pequeñas Infamias” –…

‘She Wolf’ Helmer Tamae Garateguy, ‘Nocturna’s’ Gonzalo Calzada to Unveil New Projects at Ventana Sur’s Blood Window (EXCLUSIVE)   

“She Wolf” director Tamae Garateguy, one of the most exciting talents on Latin America’s burgeoning genre scene, is set to direct “Fuckin’ Sexy,” a sex doll horror movie…

Bi Gan’s ‘A Short Story’ Sets North American Theatrical Release – Global Bulletin

LONG STORY SHORT Chinese filmmaker, Bi Gan, best-known for his single-take feature “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” has seen his “A Short Story” picked up by Kino Lorber…

Mark Ruffalo to Executive Produce ‘Natives’ Docuseries (TV News Roundup)

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, better known for his role as The Hulk, has signed on to executive produce an upcoming docuseries that explores the fight against systemic…

Big Budget ‘Bogota’ Adorns Megabox Plus M’s Busan Sales Slate

“Bogota: City of the Lost,” one of the most expensive Korean films ever made, heads the sales slate presented at Busan by Megabox Plus M, part of Korea’s…

‘The Kings of the World,’ ‘Stuntwomen’ Triumph at Zurich Film Festival

Laura Mora’s “The Kings of the World” was named Best Film at Zurich Film Festival. The jury, presided over by Asghar Farhadi and featuring Clio Barnard, Daniel Dreifuss,…

“Echo 3” Gets First Look and November Premiere Date (TV News Roundup)

Apple announced the premiere date and shared a first look (pictured above) of “Echo 3,” the 10-episode action-thriller from Mark Boal and starring Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman,…

Peru’s Apus Animation Studio Pacts with Spain, Brazil (EXCLUSIVE)

Lima-based Apus Animation Studio has pacted with Spanish and Brazilian shingles to co-produce its projects, among them TV series “Chek & Chan” with Valencia-based Hampa Animation Studio and…

Top Showrunners, TV Execs Descend on Iberseries & Platino Industria Conferences

The 2nd Iberseries & Platino Industria in Madrid has lured a large number of top showrunners and TV execs to participate in the annual event’s multiple panels over…