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Leonardo DiCaprio films in Argentina for “The Revenant”

Leonardo DiCaprio films in Argentina for “The Revenant”

Hollywood superstar Leonardio DiCaprio is shooting the final scenes of The Revenant in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The Revenant is Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s (Oscar winning director of “Birdman”) first collaboration with actor Leonardo DiCaprio. The movie tells the true story of a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, who sets out on a path of vengeance against those … Continue reading

KEEPING SAFE WHILE SHOOTING

KEEPING SAFE WHILE SHOOTING

Tragic news has hit the headlines this week with news about filming in Argentina. Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities have said. The helicopters apparently collided in the air … Continue reading

Shooting mummies in Salta with San Telmo Productions

Shooting mummies in Salta with San Telmo Productions

By Benjamín Harguindey San Telmo Productions was recently in charge of fixing a shoot for Saloon Media’s TV show Mummies Alive, which has its Canadian crew flying around the world filming different kinds of mummies. Their latest foray was in the province of Salta, Argentina, where the famous “Children of Llullaillaco” (three mummified children, the … Continue reading

Walter Salles produces Santiago Mitre’s second film – a remake of the controversial “La Patota”

Walter Salles produces Santiago Mitre’s second film – a remake of the controversial “La Patota”

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Walter Salles’ production house VideoFilmes will be co-producing Santiago Mitre’s second film “La Patota”, a remake of Daniel Tinayre’s classic 1960 social thriller. The international co-production is a result of a 2010 film fund intended to finance four co-productions a year between the countries of Argentina and Brazil. Salles, the … Continue reading

Winter is Coming: Snow Locations in Argentina

Winter is Coming: Snow Locations in Argentina

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Winter is coming! Not to Westeros Game of Thrones fans but to Argentina. Every mid-June to late September Argentina offers a rich diversity of winter locations for your next film, commercial or TV shoot. You may associate South America with tropical hot spots and desert plains, but wintertime in Argentina … Continue reading

“Goals for Girls” Football Doc premieres at BAFICI 2014

“Goals for Girls” Football Doc premieres at BAFICI 2014

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Friday 4th saw the Argentine premiere of San Telmo Productions’ documentary Goals for Girls, about women’s association football in Argentina, where it is continually ridiculed and discredited. Directors Gabriel Balanovsky and Ginger Gentile were introduced by BAFICI director Marcelo Panozzo and engaged in a brief Q&A session after the screening along … Continue reading

Julia Solomonoff’s “Nobody’s Watching” shoots in New York & Buenos Aires

Julia Solomonoff’s “Nobody’s Watching” shoots in New York & Buenos Aires

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Variety reported in an article last week that Cepa Audiovisual (Argentina) is teaming with Epicentre Films (France) to co-produce Argentinian filmmaker Julia Solomonoff’s new film Nobody’s Watching, which will be shooting in both New York City and Buenos Aires “about 50/50 in English and Spanish”. This will mark Solomonoff’s first … Continue reading