‘Latinwood’ Emerges as New Mecca of Cinema

Between 2008 and 2012, the film market in Latin America and the Caribbean grew 73 percent, seven times more than in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina are among the top ten countries in film production.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The elves, dwarves, and men, in addition to saving humankind from Sauron and killing every possible orc, have put New Zealand on the map.

Director Peter Jackson made an effort to film the saga of 'The Lord of the Rings' at home and the world fell in love with the country's landscapes. Years later, the film continues to be an incentive for tourism and also for the audiovisual sector, which generates an income of two million dollars annually in a country that does not have even five million inhabitants.

Latin America and the Caribbean also . . .

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