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July 8, 2021

Dominican films for sale

*For more information regarding these films please contact Manuela Germán: sirecine@dgcine.gob.do El plan Genre: Drama/action Synopsis It tells the story of Alex, Pepe and Natasha, three […]
July 8, 2021

Truth, Justice and the Dominican Way: Nine Dominican Republic Projects Pitched at Cannes Market

Water pollution, organ harvesting and the complex relationships between mothers and daughters were among the subjects to emerge from the Dominican Republic pitching sessions that took […]
June 21, 2021

M. Night Shyamalan Teases ‘Old’ at Tribeca: “No One Has Ever Seen Anything Like It”

M. Night Shyamalan left an audience of Tribeca Festival attendees wanting more on Friday evening, specifically with regard to his upcoming film Old. An adaption of Frederik Peeters and […]
June 7, 2021

Islands Use Innovative Incentives, Locations as Film, TV Shoots Set Up Shop

To paraphrase an old adage, there’s bound to be a silver lining in every cloud. Indeed, for some Caribbean island locations, the COVID-19 pandemic, despite some […]
May 12, 2021

Dominican Republic announces film studio developed by Vin Diesel

The state-of-the-art facility will be located on Bergantín beach, Puerto Plata. Vin Diesel’s One Race Films will develop the modern studios. President Luis Abinader identified that […]
April 21, 2021

Brad Pitt joins Sandra Bullock in Paramount’s ‘Lost City of D’ in Cameo Role

Brad Pitt is reuniting with Sandra Bullock for Lost City of D, Paramount’s romantic action-adventure comedy that also stars Channing Tatum. The move is actually a friendly quid pro […]
April 21, 2021

‘Bantú Mama’ Aims to Unlearn America As the Ultimate Destination of Happiness & Success

A cursory Google search of the colonial city of Santo Domingo will lead you to the homesite of the United Nations, Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and World Heritage Convention (WHC) […]
April 7, 2021

Hollywood Shines in the Dominican Republic

Puerto Rico has long tried to attract Hollywood to film on the island, with success in such endeavors as “The Rum Diary,” “Contact,” “Golden Eye” and […]
December 10, 2020

Dominican Republic on course for record $80m year in production local spend (exclusive)

Despite a pandemic production shutdown from March to July, the Dominican Republic is on track for a record $80m in annual local spend on production boosted by a […]