Sunday, December 4, 2022

John Hopewell

Ventana Sur: ‘Warrior,’ ‘Convince Me,’ ’When Evil Lurks,’ ‘Leon’ Win Big at Latin America’s Largest Market

BUENOS AIRES  — Tinta Oscura winner Juan Bernardo Sánchez Mejía, Netflix awardee “Convince Me,” Argentine art film “León,” animated series “Choco” and the Shudder-coproduced “When Evil Lurks” walked off with some of the biggest prizes on Dec. 2 at...

Producer Lamia Chraibi Unveils New Projects, Talks Morocco’s Industry (EXCLUSIVE)

MARRAKECH – One of Morocco’s highest-profile female producers has got her hands full with a slew of new projects. Lamia Chraibi (“Mimosas,” “Jahilya”) of the Casablanca-based production shingle Laprod has revealed a full new production slate to Variety that she...

Filmmaker Sally El Hosaini Puts Spotlight on Jonestown Mass Murder-Suicide With Feature ‘Jones’ (EXCLUSIVE)

MARRAKECH – Director Sally El Hosaini, whose Working Title-produced “The Swimmers” opened the Toronto Film Festival, is turning her attention to one of the biggest mass murder-suicide stories in history with her forthcoming project “Jones.” The Welsh-Egyptian...

‘Bump’ Star Nathalie Morris Talks ‘Petrol’ Which Sells to Australia, New Zealand (EXCLUSIVE)

Cinema Plus has secured theatrical rights in Australia and New Zealand to Alena Lodkina’s drama “Petrol.” Scheduled for release in March 2023, it has just vowed in main competition at the Marrakech Film Festival following its Locarno world...

 ‘Saint Omer,’ ‘Close’ ‘Will-o’-the-Wisp’ Win Big at Seville

Strengthening its credentials in this year’s international feature film Oscar race where it represents France, Alice Diop’s “Saint Omer” edged Belgian’s Oscar entry “Close” for top honors, the Giraldillo de Oro, at a busy Seville European Film Festival. ...

Paolo Sorrentino and His Jury Talk The Magic of Cinema and Tracking the Future of Film at Marrakech

MARRAKECH – Saving cinema, the joy of sitting in darkened rooms and a lack of female role models in Arab cinema, were just some of the topics addressed by this year’s star-studded jury at the Marrakech Film Festival...

MipCancun 2022: Booming Attendance, Biopics, Movies, Co-Pros, and an End to the Era of Volume 

After Madrid’s Iberseries and Mipcom in Cannes, who on earth would want to make another long trek to a third TV forum in less than two months? Well, rather a lot of people. Two weeks out from...

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” – to their burgeoning line in star-studded, character-driven crime thrillers begun...

José Eduardo Derbez Teams Up with Banijay Mexico & U.S. Hispanic (EXCLUSIVE)

Unscripted production label Banijay Mexico & U.S. has signed up actor-comedian José Eduardo Derbez to co-develop and host a number of new unscripted series. The Banijay-owned studio, launched in September 2021, has already developed two new shows for...

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