Cineuropa Review: Lullaby -BERLINALE 2022 Panorama-

Cineuropa Link: https://www.cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/421716/ by Alfonso Rivera   The topic of motherhood is currently very much in fashion in the worlds of culture and the media: it is addressed in various songs and films, and we need only mention, among others, Parallel Mothers [+] by Pedro Almodóvar (a filmmaker who has always been interested in this topic, as demonstrated by…

Some talks about ‘Virus 32’ in Cannes

We’ve have launched talks at the virtual Cannes market on zombie horror Virus 32 (directed by Gustavo Hernández). Gustavo Hernández is the director of the Uruguayan Quinzaine 2010 one-take horror sensation The Silent House (La Casa Muda). Virus 32 is a co-production of Argentina and Uruguay, between Aeroplano (Argentina) and Mother Superior Films (Uruguay). Latido…

Shudder Acquires Uruguayan Zombie Flick ‘Virus: 32,’ From Director Gustavo Hernandez (EXCLUSIVE)

Shudder Acquires Uruguayan Zombie Flick ‘Virus: 32,’ From Director Gustavo Hernandez (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://www.cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/421716/ by Jaime Lang   AMC Networks’ genre-focused streaming platform Shudder has acquired the rights to horror maestro Gustavo Hernández’s “Virus: 32” in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. The deal was closed between Shudder and Pip Ngo from XYZ, CAA Media Finance and Juan Torres from Latido Films. Spanish sales powerhouse…

Sales Agents Pitch Cinema From Spain at Marché du Film

On Tuesday afternoon spanish sales agents have presented one of their features currently selling in the Cinema From Spain panel, at the Marché du Film. The presentation was moderated by Tito Rodríguez (marketing policy director at ICAA) and it was divided in four blocks: one to each of the participating companies (Latido Films, Filmax, Moonrise…

‘Alis’ gana el Oso de Cristal en el Festival de Berlín

‘Alis’ gana el Oso de Cristal en el Festival de Berlín

Programa Ibermedia Link: https://acortar.link/SQYqkg El documental Alis, una coproducción de Colombia, Chile, Dinamarca y Rumanía dirigida por los colombianos Clare Weiskopf y Nicolás van Hemelryck, se ha llevado el Oso de Cristal a la Mejor película de la sección Generation 14plus en la 72ª edición del Festival Internacional de de Cine de Berlín que finaliza este domingo 20 de febrero. La…

Record of the opening of the season reached for The Heist of the Century in Greece

The Heist of the Century, a film directed by Ariel Winograd, was already a big success in Argentina. It turned to be one of the box-office hits of this country this year. A few months ago, the film has been sold to Rosebud.21 who found the ideal moment to release it after a few months…

Carlos Saura, Vittorio Storaro’s ‘The King of the Whole World’ Is Snapped Up by Latido

“The King of the Whole World” (“El Rey de Todo el Mundo”), a musical drama directed by “Carmen’s” Carlos Saura and lit by “Apocalypse Now” cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, Starring Ana de la Reguera (“Ana,” “Army of the Death”), Manuel García Rulfo (“Magnificent 7,” “Greyhound”), “The King of All the World” is fiction – so more in line with Saura’s…

«The Best Families» will take part in the Busan International Film Festival 2020

Directed by Javier Fuentes-León, «The Best Families» will take part in the Busan International Film Festival under the World Cinema Section during the 21-30 October alongside other titles. This film is a Colombian-Peruvian comedy with a date of release in 2020. Javier Fuentes-Leon has directed three previous films among which stands «Contracorriente», as the most…

‘Dogwashers’ selected in the 46th Festival de Huelva de Cine Iberoamericano

The film ‘Dogwashers’ has been selected for the Colón de Oro in the Festival de Huelva de Cine Iberoamericano. The Colombian black comedy directed by Carlos Moreno will be competing in the Official Selection as he has done twice before in 2008 and 2011 with ‘Perro come perro’ and ‘Todos tus muertos’. The main actors…

Latido Picks Up Annecy Animation Festival Hit ‘Nahuel and the Magic Book’

Our latest acquisitions, the animated film Nahuel and The Magic Book, will be presented for the first time in our line-up @American Film Market. It is the only Latin American feature selected for main competition at June’s Annecy Animation Intl. Festival, where it world premiered to upbeat reactions. The AFM screening marks the animated movie’s…

‘Patria’ Director Felix Viscarret to Direct Paco Leon, Leonor Watling in ‘From the Shadows’

In a powerful Spanish talent package, “Patria” director Felix Viscarret is set to direct “House of Flowers” Paco Leon and “Nasdrovia” star Leonor Watling in psychological thriller “From the Shadows” (“Desde la Sombra”), adapting a novel by Spanish writer Juan José Millas, winner of most of Spain’s foremost literary awards, including the Planeta, Nadal and…

Managing Director Antonio Saura as board member of the European Film Awards

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Antonio Saura, for his election as board member of the European Film Awards, under the presidency of Agniezska Holland and Matthijs Wouter Knol. “Whilst we welcome with open arms both Agnieszka and Matthijs,” says continuing EFA Chair Mike Downey, “the departure of Wim Wenders and Marion Döring will mark the end…

Our new acquisition: LAS MEJORES FAMILIAS, the new film of Javier Fuentes-León (Exclusive)

We are thrilled to announce our latest acquisition: «Las Mejores Familias», directed by the Peruvian Javier Fuentes-León. In “Familias,” a long-hidden secret flips generational hierarchies upside down at a huge birthday celebration. The feature is produced by Dynamo, Colombia’s biggest production house, and by El Calvo Films.   More info here: https://variety.com/2020/film/global/latido-acquires-javier-fuentes-leon-las-mejores-familias-1203512085/

Nominations for Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema!

Nominations for Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema!

Nominations for Platino Awards for Iberoamerican cinema 2020 were announced yesterday. And we are happy for the following news! The Weasel’s Tale is nominated for 4 different categories! Best Direction (Juan José Campanella), Best Soundtrack, Best Actress (Graciela Borges) and Best Sound Editing. Buñuel in the labyrinth of the turtles is nominated for Best Animated…

Goya Awards: Nominations

The 29th edition from the GOYA AWARDS of the Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences will be held on February 7 in Madrid (Spain). LATIDO FILMS feels very proud. Our acquisitions MARSELLA, THEY ARE ALL DEAD, BEHAVIOR and THE HAPPETS IN THE RAINBOW FOREST have been nominated for a total of six Awards. (more…)