Universal Pictures and The Arenas Group have formed Arenas Entertainment, a new Universal-based film label that will acquire, produce, finance, market and distribute films tailored to Hispanic audiences worldwide.
Sony Pictures Entertainment will launch a Spanish-language production entity, to be called Columbia Films Producciones Espanolas, S.A. The new entity will be located in Madrid and headed by Iona de Macedo.
Terra Lycos announced the launch of the Havana Film Festival 2001 site. The Havana Film Festival took place in New York City April 16-23 and in exchange for the site hosting, Terra.com received extensive brand exposure as one of the main sponsors of this event.
Just when it appeared that cigar use in movies was riding off into the sunset, it shot up again in 1999-2000, according to a study released by the American Lung Association of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails.
That's a Family!, Women's Educational Media's powerful new film on family diversity, was honored with the 2001 CINE Masters Series Award for Non-Broadcast film, at the 42nd CINE Golden Eagle Awards on February 24. CINE awards recognize excellence in the craft of video/film production.
With nearly $60 billion dollars at stake worldwide, more than 300 Film Commissions and production services from more than 30 countries will compete for Hollywood dollars when they exhibit at the 16th annual Association of Film Commissioners International Locations 2001 Global Expo.