Shudder Acquires Uruguayan Zombie Flick ‘Virus: 32,’ From Director Gustavo Hernandez (EXCLUSIVE)

Shudder Acquires Uruguayan Zombie Flick ‘Virus: 32,’ From Director Gustavo Hernandez (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://www.cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/421716/ by Jaime Lang   AMC Networks’ genre-focused streaming platform Shudder has acquired the rights to horror maestro Gustavo Hernández’s “Virus: 32” in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. The deal was closed between Shudder and Pip Ngo from XYZ, CAA Media Finance and Juan Torres from Latido Films. Spanish sales powerhouse…

‘Dogwashers’ selected in the 46th Festival de Huelva de Cine Iberoamericano

The film ‘Dogwashers’ has been selected for the Colón de Oro in the Festival de Huelva de Cine Iberoamericano. The Colombian black comedy directed by Carlos Moreno will be competing in the Official Selection as he has done twice before in 2008 and 2011 with ‘Perro come perro’ and ‘Todos tus muertos’. The main actors…

‘Alis’ gana el Oso de Cristal en el Festival de Berlín

‘Alis’ gana el Oso de Cristal en el Festival de Berlín

Programa Ibermedia Link: https://acortar.link/SQYqkg El documental Alis, una coproducción de Colombia, Chile, Dinamarca y Rumanía dirigida por los colombianos Clare Weiskopf y Nicolás van Hemelryck, se ha llevado el Oso de Cristal a la Mejor película de la sección Generation 14plus en la 72ª edición del Festival Internacional de de Cine de Berlín que finaliza este domingo 20 de febrero. La…

Latido Picks Up Annecy Animation Festival Hit ‘Nahuel and the Magic Book’

Our latest acquisitions, the animated film Nahuel and The Magic Book, will be presented for the first time in our line-up @American Film Market. It is the only Latin American feature selected for main competition at June’s Annecy Animation Intl. Festival, where it world premiered to upbeat reactions. The AFM screening marks the animated movie’s…

‘Patria’ Director Felix Viscarret to Direct Paco Leon, Leonor Watling in ‘From the Shadows’

In a powerful Spanish talent package, “Patria” director Felix Viscarret is set to direct “House of Flowers” Paco Leon and “Nasdrovia” star Leonor Watling in psychological thriller “From the Shadows” (“Desde la Sombra”), adapting a novel by Spanish writer Juan José Millas, winner of most of Spain’s foremost literary awards, including the Planeta, Nadal and…

We’ve acquire ‘Tales’, a film made during the quarantine!

Latido Films has picked up international sales rights to «Relatos Con-fin-a-dos» (Tales of the Lockdown), a film directed by 5 spanish directors: Fernando Colomo, Alvaro Fernández-Armero, David Marqués, Miguel Bardem and Juan Diego Botto. The movie has been produced by Spanish film and Morena Films. Its market premiere will be at Cannes Marché du Film…

Managing Director Antonio Saura as board member of the European Film Awards

Congratulations to our Managing Director, Antonio Saura, for his election as board member of the European Film Awards, under the presidency of Agniezska Holland and Matthijs Wouter Knol. “Whilst we welcome with open arms both Agnieszka and Matthijs,” says continuing EFA Chair Mike Downey, “the departure of Wim Wenders and Marion Döring will mark the end…

‘Champions’ will have a remake in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian remake of ‘Champions’ (by Javier Fesser), a Spanish blockbuster, has been acquired by theatrical distributor Vox, VOD service Shahid VIP and Latido Films. The Saudi ‘Champions’ will be released theatrically across the Middle East in December by Vox, then stream six months on Shahid VIP (the leading Arabic SVOD platform in the…

Carlos Saura’s The King of the Whole World is part of the 50 European films to tempt festival directors in 2021

Having focused mainly on music-themed documentaries for the last 15 years, Saura returns to the music and dance-based drama that won him awards and acclaim earlier in his career, such as 1985 Bafta winner Carmen. English National Ballet lead principal Isaac Hernandez stars opposite National Ballet of Mexico soloist Greta Elizondo as two dancers who fall…

Some talks about ‘Virus 32’ in Cannes

We’ve have launched talks at the virtual Cannes market on zombie horror Virus 32 (directed by Gustavo Hernández). Gustavo Hernández is the director of the Uruguayan Quinzaine 2010 one-take horror sensation The Silent House (La Casa Muda). Virus 32 is a co-production of Argentina and Uruguay, between Aeroplano (Argentina) and Mother Superior Films (Uruguay). Latido…

THE BEST FAMILIES announced to participate in the 24th Malaga Film Festival official selection

The Malaga Festival advances some of the titles to competition in its 24 edition, from June 3rd to 13th. ‘The Best Families’ alongside with ‘El vientre del mar’, ‘La casa del caracol’, ‘Destello bravío’ y ‘Amalgama’, will participate in the Sección oficial of the Festival this summer. The Best Families (Las Mejores Familias) directed by…

Sales Agents Pitch Cinema From Spain at Marché du Film

On Tuesday afternoon spanish sales agents have presented one of their features currently selling in the Cinema From Spain panel, at the Marché du Film. The presentation was moderated by Tito Rodríguez (marketing policy director at ICAA) and it was divided in four blocks: one to each of the participating companies (Latido Films, Filmax, Moonrise…

Latido boards sales on Colombian Generation 14plus selection ‘Alis’, releases first-look trailer (exclusive)

Latido boards sales on Colombian Generation 14plus selection ‘Alis’, releases first-look trailer (exclusive)

Screendaily Link: https://www.screendaily.com/news/latido-boards-sales-on-colombian-generation-14plus-selection-alis-releases-first-look-trailer-exclusive/5167148.article?adredir=1 By JEREMY KAY   Madrid’s Latido Films has come on board to represent international sales on Berlin Generation 14plus selection Alis and has released a first-look trailer. Clare Weiskopf and Nicolás Van Hemelryck co-directed the Colombia-set documentary that takes place at a public boarding school in Bogota where 10 teenagers from the street take part…

Record of the opening of the season reached for The Heist of the Century in Greece

The Heist of the Century, a film directed by Ariel Winograd, was already a big success in Argentina. It turned to be one of the box-office hits of this country this year. A few months ago, the film has been sold to Rosebud.21 who found the ideal moment to release it after a few months…

Berlinale: Watch the Trailer for the Colombian Documentary ALIS

Cinema Tropical Link: https://www.cinematropical.com/cinema-tropical/berlinale-watch-the-trailer-for-the-colombian-documentary-alis   In anticipation of its world premiere this week at the 72nd edition of the Berlin Film Festival, Spain-based international sales agent Latido Films has dropped the trailer for the Colombian documentary film Alis, the second feature by the directorial duo of Clare Weiskopf and Nicolás Van Hemelryck (Amazona). Winner of…

BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES WON THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE AT ANIMATION IS FILM FESTIVAL

BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES , co-written and directed by Salvador Simó Busom won the Special Jury Prize at Animation Film Festival in LA. It also happened to be the world premiere of the film. Previously it has been shown for the first time in Work In Progress at Annecy Film Festival 2018….

The director of Champions, Javier Fesser, honored in Malaga!

The director of Champions, Javier Fesser, honored in Malaga!

Javier Fesser, the director of Champions, will be honored in the 23rd Edition of the Malaga Film Fest! He will participate with this film in the Official Selection, out of competition, that will pay tribute to him with a Biznaga of Honor. Fesser also will present his new film, Unfortunate Stories, produced by Morena Films and…

LATIDO ACQUISITIONS PRESELECTED IN THE PLATINO AWARDS 2018

Three of LATIDO’s adquisitions has been preselected for the nominations in the 5th Edition of the Platino Awards for Ibero-American Cinema. Congratulations! KILLING JESUS: – Best Director (Laura Mora) – Best Screenplay (Laura Mora Ortega, Alonso Torres) – Platino Award for Best Editing (Leandro Aste) THE LAST SUIT – Best Actor (Miguel Ángel Solá) – Platino Award for Film and Education Values  DANCING…

Our new acquisition: LAS MEJORES FAMILIAS, the new film of Javier Fuentes-León (Exclusive)

We are thrilled to announce our latest acquisition: «Las Mejores Familias», directed by the Peruvian Javier Fuentes-León. In “Familias,” a long-hidden secret flips generational hierarchies upside down at a huge birthday celebration. The feature is produced by Dynamo, Colombia’s biggest production house, and by El Calvo Films.   More info here: https://variety.com/2020/film/global/latido-acquires-javier-fuentes-leon-las-mejores-familias-1203512085/