Mod Producciones, the producer of Alejandro Amenabar's "Agora" and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful," is teaming with Spain's Ikiru Films, Ciskul and Think Studio to produce Javier Ruiz…
Angela Bosch, one of Europe's best-regarded promotion board honchos, has been laid off as director of Catalan Films and TV, a victim of punishing public-sector cutbacks in Catalonia.
Spain's Telecinco Cinema will co-produce and take Spanish free-to-air rights to 3D adventure tooner "Tad, the Lost Explorer," helmed by first-timer Enrique Gato.
Fred Cavaye, director of "Anything For Her," which Paul Haggis remade as "The Next Three Days," has a thriller in the works.
Madrid-based sales consortium Latido Films has acquired international rights outside Mexico to "The Fifth Commandment," directed by Mexican Rafael Lara ("La Milagrosa").
Barcelona-based production house Escandalo Films has tapped finance specialist Xavier Parache as its business and strategic development director.
Chilean Cristian Jimenez's "Bonsai" took top honors at the 19th Films in Progress, which wrapped Friday at the Rencontres Cinemas d'Amerique Latine in Toulouse, France.
Imagina Intl. Sales, Spain's top TV/movie saleshouse, has acquired international rights to historical skein "Ermessenda, Queen of Kings," which scored this week the best perf ever for a local…
French helmer Jacques Demy will receive a retrospective at next September's 59th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival.
Cristian Jimenez's "Bonsai" and Julia Murat's "Historias que so existem quando lembradas" are among six films at the 19th Films in Progress, hosted by Toulouse's Rencontres Cinemas d'Amerique Latine.
Santiago Segura's "Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis" ran up the biggest-ever opening for a Spanish film on home turf, grossing Euros8.4 million ($11.6 million) over last weekend.