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 acclaimed by local & international press

Goals for Girls acclaimed by local & international press

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey San Telmo Productions‘ feature length documentary Goals for Girls (Mujeres con pelotas, “Women with Balls” in Spanish) premiered May 8th after touring the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival the previous month, and has garnered some very positive reviews from the local and international press alike, including being covered by … Continue reading

The Winners of BAFICI Film Festival 2014 are announced!

The Winners of BAFICI Film Festival 2014 are announced!

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey The 16th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI) was given official closure this Saturday 12th in the Centro Cultural Recoleta at midday, and as always Ministry of Culture Hernán Lombardi reflected on the past twelve days of “the great celebration of Latin American cinema” alongside festival director Marcelo Panozzo. … 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