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    Latin America - Mexico


    Steven Soderbergh is the latest in a long line of major US film-makers to be lured across the border, shooting his Che Guevara film The Argentine in Mexico. With its low costs, diverse landscapes, professional crews and proximity to Los Angeles, the country has long been a popular production destination ...

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    Silent Light takes five Ariels in Mexico including film, director


    Silent Light, directed by Carlos Reygadas was the big winner at the 50th annual Ariel Awards, the Mexican equivalent of the Oscars which took place on Tuesday night.The third feature from Reygadas took prizes for best film, director supporting actress (first time actress Maria Pankratz), cinematography (Alexis Zabe) and original ...

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    Rodrigo Pla's Desert Inside wins six major prizes at Guadalajara


    Mexican Film Desierto Adentro (Desert Inside) by Uruguayan director Rodrigo Plá was the most acclaimed film at the 23rd Guadalajara International Film Festival winning the Mexican feature award and five others for best actor, actress, script, cinematography, the audience Award and the Youth Jury Mescal Prize.The festival closed on Friday ...

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    Mexico: inward production


    With its proximity to Los Angeles and its low costs, Mexico has long benefited from footloose US productions. The Mexican government recently dissolved the Mexican Film Commission because it wants to redefine its function.

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    Latin American locations: Mexico


    With its low costs, diverse landscapes and proximity to Los Angeles, Mexico has long been a popular production destination. 'It has always been one of the favourite locations for Hollywood,' says production manager Anna Roth.