Tagged with INCAA

Argentina Government to fund hundreds of hours of TV Content

by Lauren Pringle, contributing blogger Funding for television content in Argentina has always been a challenge: the few private broadcasters that commission do so mainly in house or with associated production companies.  This has kept independent producers out of the market, and limited the quantity of hours produced. A new initiative has been created by … Continue reading

Review: La Mala Verdad

by Lauren Pringle, contributing blogger La Mala Verdad, directed by Miguel Angel Rocca is a stylized piece of classic Argentine Cinema. Featuring a star studded cast and boasting great reviews from worldwide film festivals, follows the journey of a pubescent girl Barbara and her difficulty to come to terms with the hidden struggles of her … Continue reading

Review: El Estudiante (The Student)

by Lucy in Baires, contributing blogger The Student is Roque Espinosa (played by Esteban Lamothe), a young guy from the countryside that comes to Buenos Aires to pursue university studies for the third time. It is not long until he realises that nothing interests him. He shows no vocation and wanders the crowded university halls … Continue reading

Argentina Taxes Foreign Blockbusters

by Amy Ramirez, contributing blogger What is the easiest way to boost cultural pride in a country with a vastly underrated cinematic potential? Tax the films that are imposing a Hollywood cultural agenda! Argentina’s National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) has begun to tax foreign blockbusters in order to promote the advancement of … Continue reading

Buenos Aires Big Screen Dreams

A great article written by our friend Sorrel Moseley-Williams “Although El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes) – a film with big names and a bigger budget estimated at US$2m – returned Argentine cinema to the spotlight after snapping up the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2010, the local industry is … Continue reading

Americine Taken Over By D Street Group

by Rob Sykes, Contributing Blogger As 2010 came to a close, one of Argentina’s largest cinema sales and distribution companies, Americine, was taken over by part North American, part German firm D Street Group. From a Latin American cinema perspective, the most exciting result of this deal is the increased access to broader audiences, including … Continue reading