The Paradoxical Rise of the Latin Film Industry

The Paradoxical Rise of the Latin Film Industry

By Amanda Sayeg Latin America’s film industry breaks records every year with a rich and diverse market lead by Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Chile; with successful movies like Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn’s The Distinguished Citizen, Paolo...
Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Desde que a Academia de Artes e Ciências Cinematográficas (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Oscars) começou a distribuir honrarias em 1929, mais de 3.000 estatuetas do Oscar foram para casa nas mãos dos mais louvados atores, diretores, cineastas de...
Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started giving out accolades in 1929, over 3,000 Oscar statuettes have gone home in the hands of Hollywood’s most lauded actors, directors, cinematographers, and more. With 2018 being a standout year in film, the...
Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Por Lael Arruda Iniciar uma caminhada é um ato de coragem, renovado a cada novo dia em que se decide continuar caminhando. Certamente o jovem ator José Pereira de Abreu Júnior, aos 21 anos de idade, não imaginava as cenas que a vida lhe reservaria a partir do momento...
Films for Change

Films for Change

By Holly Mosher After living in Rio and working on Brazilian movies as an assistant editor and assistant sound editor in 1995-96, I came back to the United States and fell into producing films. It was a trajectory I never expected as I always thought I’d be working...
Brazil’s Has the Goods!

Brazil’s Has the Goods!

Brazil has attracted many production companies, directors and film crews from all over the world to shoot at the great landscapes and diverse scenarios it offers. Movies such as Incredible Hulk, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull have chosen various...
A Brazilian Actress in Love

A Brazilian Actress in Love

By Colin Costello Known as “The Brazilian Firecracker,” Aymara Limma continues her tradition of playing hot characters in love with her directorial debut, the new award-winning romantic comedy short, “Te Amo! Shabbat Shalom!” The film also stars Anthony Kantor....
How to be Funny

How to be Funny

By Julia Melim When I first started doing comedy, people told me to do what I do best and find my niche. After some thought I realized there are certain things I couldn’t be the best at, for example I couldn’t be the best at doing Shakespeare compared to an actor from...