‘CARMEN Y LOLA’ PRESELECTED FOR THE EUROPEAN FILMS AWARDS 2018

  CARMEN Y LOLA is part of the 49 films of this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, which is the recommendation list for a nomination for the European Films Awards 2018. The nominations will be announced on November 10th at the Seville European Film Festival. Let’s wish them good luck until then! The film is…

‘JAÉN, VIRGEN & EXTRA’, PART OF THE CULINARY ZINEMA SELECTION OF 2018 SAN SEBASTIAN FESTIVAL

The last documentary by José Luis López-Linares has been selected in this year’s Culinary section of San Sebastian Film Festival, which is dedicated to reveal films that associate cinema and food. A beautiful occasion for the director to show his passion for gastronomy. This time, José Luis López-Linares leads us to the world of the…

3 OF LATIDO’S ADQUISITIONS ARE GOING TO THE BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

It’s a combo, CARMEN Y LOLA, MIRIAM LIES and THE REALM are all selected in three different categories of the BFI Film Festival: respectively the Love Section, the Journey Section and the Thrill Section. Good luck to all of them! Here is a short reminder to what these features are about: CARMEN Y LOLA Carmen…

CAMPANELLA’S LAST FILM ‘THE WEASELS’ IS LATIDO’S NEW ACQUISITION

Latido is bringing onto the Toronto market “The Weasels,” the first live-action film from Argentina’s Juan José Campanella since he won a foreign-language Oscar for “The Secret in Their Eyes” in 2010. Campanella had said of “The Weasels” that it continually counterpoints and flows between suspense, drama, comedy and romance. “The Secret in their Eyes”…

‘THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS’ CHOSEN AS BRAZIL’S OSCAR SUBMISSION

We are very proud to announce that THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS by Carlos Diegues is the Brazilian Candidate for the Academy Awards 2019.   Produced by LUZ MÁGICA (Brazil), FADO FILMES (Portugal) and MILONGA PRODUCTIONS (France), directed by the three times selected in Cannes Official Selection creator Cacá Diegues, the film is a celebration of magic, entertainment and cinema.   THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS is inspired…

HUELVA FILM FESTIVAL REWARDED 4 FILMS FROM OUR CATALOGUE: MIRIAM LIES, A TWELVE-YEAR NIGHT, EL PIEDRA AND CARMEN Y LOLA

At Huelva Film Festival this year, four films of our catalogue were abundantly rewarded. MIRIAM LIES, the Dominican Republic and Spanish coproduction, directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada, won the Colón de Oro for Best Feature Film at the 44th Festival of Latin-American Cinema of Huelva. Another one of the big winners of this…

Berlinale: Marysia Nikitiuk (director), Igor Savychenko (producer) Talk ‘When the Trees Fall’

During Berlinale, Marysia Nikitiuk and Igor Savychenko had the opportunity to talk with Variety about «WHEN THE TREES FALL» which participates this year in the Panorama Programme «Marysia Nikitiuk has delivered a genre-blender, a coming-of-age tale laced with a local mob sub-plot, vignettes of misery, in country and city alike and a magic realism»  Nikitiuk talk about her experience…

MARYSIA NIKITIUK’S ‘WHEN THE TREES FALL’ SELECTED FOR AUSTIN’S FANTASTIC FEST

We are pleased to announce that WHEN THE TREES FALL by Ukrainian director Marysia Nikitiuk is part of the selection of the Fantastic Fest, the largest genre film festival in the U.S. This dark fairy tale explores the boundaries between reality and fiction, through the enchanting experiences of three generations of women. In a godforsaken post-Soviet village,…

‘KILLING JESUS’ AWARDED AS THE BEST FILM AT THE 21st MOTOVUN FILM FESTIVAL

KILLING JESUS by the talented Laura Mora won the Propeller of Motovun award for Best Film at Motovun Film Festival! Based on a true story lived by the director herself, KILLING JESUS tells how Paula – a Colombian student – suddenly witnesses the cold-blooded murder of her father. After suffering the police’s ineffectiveness, she accidentally…

A TWELVE-YEAR-NIGHT AND MY MASTERPIECE ARE SELECTED TO THE 75th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

A TWELVE-YEAR-NIGHT and MY MASTERPIECE have both been selected to the 75th Venice International Film Festival. Our warmest congratulations to all the team! Last feature film A TWELVE-YEAR-NIGHT by Álvaro Brechner has been selected in the Orizzonti Section. The film is based on a true story, which could be summed up as 12 years of…

Berlinale: Sales Agent Latido, Portuguese Broadcaster RTP Board Series ‘South’

«SOUTH», Latido’s latest TV Series adquisition is making its appearance today, February. 21 at the CoPro Series, part of the 2018 Berlinale Co-Production Market. The thriller is directed by IVO M. FERREIRA (“Letters From War”: Portugal’s entry in the race for the 2017 Academy Awards) and produced by Edgar Medina’s Arquipélago Filmes. “We have placed a crime noir fiction in the most exciting…

LATIDO FILMS NOMINATED FOR “DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR” IN CARTOON MOVIE TRIBUTES 2018

We are pleased to announce the CARTOON MOVIE decision to nominate LATIDO FILMS for the 2018 CARTOON MOVIE TRIBUTES in the category “European Distributor/Sales of the Year”. Cartoon Movie Tributes rewards the outstanding achievements that have had a positive and dynamic influence and contribution to the development of European animation over the last year. All professionals attending the Cartoon Movie will vote…

LATIDO FILMS WINS ‘DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR’ IN CARTOON MOVIE

Latido Films received on friday the prize for Distributor of the Year, voted by all professionals attending the Cartoon Movie, for its outstanding contribution to the development of European Animation over the last year. During this year’s edition, Latido launched two animated features: Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles directed by Salvador Simó, a film based on the true…

‘KILLING JESUS’ AND ‘CHAMPIONS’ WERE A TOTAL SUCCESS IN GUADALAJARA’S INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Two new recognitions for the acclaimed film by Laura Mora, ‘KILLING JESUS’. Congratulations! On Friday, in the festival’s closing ceremony, the winners for this year’s edition were announced. As one of the most prestigious events for Iberoamerican films, the Guadalajara’s Film Festival awarded KILLING JESUS with two prizes in the Iberoamerican Feature Film competition: BEST FILM and the Mayahuel award for BEST ACTOR…

LATEST LATIDO’S ACQUISITION “CARMEN Y LOLA” SELECTED FOR CANNES’ DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT

Arantxa Echevarria’s feature film debut, “CARMEN Y LOLA”, has been selected for the 50th edition of Directors’ Fortnight which takes place during Cannes Film Festival. The film is one of the 17 features selected out of 1,609 films submitted. The Spanish director and scriptwriter tells the story of two young gypsy girls who fight for…

MIRIAM LIES CONFIRMED FOR THE OFFICIAL SELECTION – COMPETITION IN KARLOVY VARY IFF

The 53rd Karlovy Vary IFF will host the world premiere of Miriam Lies, a Dominican Republic’s coming-of-age drama already well received in Guadalajara Construye pix-in-post and Ventana Sur’s Primer Corte films-in-rough-cut showcases. The film directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada is driven by a 14-year-old, Miriam, from a middle class world who meets her boyfriend…

THE REALM ON THE ROAD FOR THE GOLDEN SHELL AND DANTZA PRESENTED IN THE OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE 66th SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

We are glad to announce that two of LATIDO’s acquisitions have been selected for the Official Selection at the 66th San Sebastian Film Festival: THE REALM and DANTZA. THE REALM by Rodrigo Sorogoyen will be competing for the Golden Shell. For the director, it’s his second inclusion in the Official Selection after having received the…

THE SACRIFICE SELECTED FOR THE OFFICIAL SELECTION OF SITGES 2018 FILM FESTIVAL

THE SACRIFICE, the suspense film of the Colombian director Jaime Osorio Márquez, will be part of the Official Selection of Sitges 2018 Film Festival. It is his third project, after THE SQUAD and the TV show EL LABERINTO. His first film THE SQUAD won the Mayahuel Award of Best Screenplay at 2012 Guadalajara International Film Festival. In THE SACRIFICE,…

THE PLATFORM WINS PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD AT TIFF 2019

THE PLATFORM by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia just won People’s Choice Award at TIFF in the section Midnight Madness. An amazing news for this film and the whole team, which is amplified by the honour to be the first Spanish film in winning an Award in this section. Congratulations to everyone! For more info about the film: http://www.latidofilms.com/the-platform/…