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Fred Medina, New COO of Lantica Media

Lantica Media, majority stakeholder of Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios, announced the appointment of Joaquin Blaya as president of the Board of Directors and Fred Medina as COO. Entertainment company Lantica Media, majority stakeholder of Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios, announced the appointment of Joaquin Blaya as president of the Board of Directors. Blaya, who was formerly

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Lantica Media Taps Former Univision Head as Chairman

Caribbean top company Lantica Media on Tuesday announced the appointment of current board member and former Univision head Joaquin Blaya as its new executive chairman. Former BBC Worldwide Latin America exec vp Fred Medina also joins the company as COO, according to Lantica’s release. Lantica’s operating units include Lantica Pictures, a co-producer of the latest

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D.R TOURISM LURES FILM PRODUCTIONS

THE INVESTMENTS MADE TO PRODUCE A NEW FILM ARE ESTIMATED AT ABOUT USD$25M- 40M. Lantica Media, the entertainment industry is working on developing several film productions, among them, “El Zorro”, whose production would begin later this year featuring an investment of USD$25M-40M. The production for “El Zorro” creates several job opportunities within the D.R’s film

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Presentation of the study of contribution in the film industry

EL NUEVO DIARIO, SANTO DOMINGO. – The total foreign investment made in the D. R.’s film industry within the last four years has added up to USD$67Million. The information was made public by the General Film Commissioner, Yvette Marichal, amid a luncheon hosted with financial editors and film sector impresarios, where among the attendees were

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FILM INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTED WITH RD$2,100 MILLION TO THE ECONOMY IN 2014.

By 2025, projections have been set by RD$7,980 Million. SANTO DOMINGO. The D.R film industry made a total contribution by RD$2,100 Million to the Dominican economy in 2014, according to a report presented by Oxford Economics, which points out all contributions made by this sector, and offers projections for the next ten years. Meanwhile tax

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THE FILM INDUSTRY TAKES OFF

Already in the first quarter of 2016, the Film Industry recorded a significant increase in the made-in-DR investments, by USD$52M, so disclosed yesterday by executives from the Film Cluster. The Film Industry generated revenue by over R$2,000M during the first quarter this year, which is what has cost the industry in almost five years since

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A Guide To Santo Domingo

When life hands you the opportunity to explore Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, you go. We recently sent our globetrotting friend and occasional collaborator Bianca Sotelo to experience one of the Caribbean’s oldest cities and this is what she came back with . . .  In the middle of the Caribbean — a region perhaps us

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A Taste of Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic’s Culinary Capital

Sometimes the best part of traveling is the memories you bring home or the new foods you tried for the very first time in a foreign country. We’ve partnered with adventure, culture and smart-luxury traveler, Dr. Cacinda Maloney from the blog Points and Travel as she reflects on an unforgettable foodie tour through the colonial zone hotspot of Santo Domingo

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A WEEKEND GUIDE TO SANTO DOMINGO

Are you looking for a city that offers up historic charm with a modern twist? Consider taking a weekend visit to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where you’ll be immersed in a unique world of Latin culture infused with international flair.  Santo Domingo is a city that is often overlooked by visitors for the likes of

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Comforts of home

Casa de Couture A collection of regal Spanish Colonial houses in the capital of the Dominican Republic repurposed as a decentralized resort, Casas del XVI will add a fourth home, Casa del Diseñador, or House of the Designer, this summer. With the addition of the former home of a Dominican fashion designer, the resort will

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DON JUAN BEACH RESORT HOSTS PARTY IN HONOR OF ALL TOUR OPERATORS

By hosting a beach party dedicated to the most distinguished tour operators, the Don Juan Beach Resort recognized their work and efforts during 2015. The celebration took place in the “Adults Only” area of the establishment, hosted by Luis José Cabral, president of the Hotel Don Juan, alongside Alois Sicheneder, GM, and other directors of

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