Tax Incentives Spark New Wave of Mexican Filmmaking

There are few more powerful public-sector mechanisms than tax incentives. Mexico is a case in point. The producers of “Time Share,” which won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Screenwriting at Sundance; Berlin competition player “Museum”; and Alfonso Cuarón’s upcoming “Roma” are, in many senses, the fruit of a tax mechanism known as […]

There are few more powerful public-sector mechanisms than tax incentives. Mexico is a case in point. The producers of “Time Share,” which won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Screenwriting at Sundance; Berlin competition player “Museum”; and Alfonso Cuarón’s upcoming “Roma” are, in many senses, the fruit of a tax mechanism known as […]

Mexico’s Imcine Launches Soft Money Schemes For TV Series, Latin American Distribution, Ups International Co-Pro Pacts

LOS CABOS, Mexico — As Mexico’s burgeoning SVOD sector turns to its film industry to create much of it premium content, the Mexican Film Institute, IMCINE, is turning to TV – launching a new subsidy line to address the major challenge of scripted TV production: Development and writing. From Tuesday, producers in Mexico can apply… Read more »

LOS CABOS, Mexico — As Mexico’s burgeoning SVOD sector turns to its film industry to create much of it premium content, the Mexican Film Institute, IMCINE, is turning to TV – launching a new subsidy line to address the major challenge of scripted TV production: Development and writing. From Tuesday, producers in Mexico can apply... Read more »