November 2013
Variety;11/19/2013, Vol. 322 Issue 3, p84
Trade Publication
The article discusses the motion picture industry in Latin America. Films to be exhibited at the Ventana Sur sales presentation of films for export distribution to be held December 3-6, 2013 are used as examples of a trend within the industry to produce genre films, particularly horror films. Director Fede Alvarez says it is cheaper to produce genre films, allowing them to be made without dependence on government subsidies.


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