Four radically differing Spanish films -- "Aita," "Elisa K," "Black Bread" and "The Great Vazquez" -- will screen in competition at the 58th San Sebastian Festival.
Mateo Gil's "Blackthorn" and Andres Wood's "Violeta se fue a los cielos" are among 43 co-productions to receive coin from Ibermedia.
Total Spanish box office in the first half of the year rose 10% to Euros320 million ($415 million) compared with the same time last year, according to Rentrak estimates.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
October's 43rd edition of the Sitges Intl. Film Festival, Europe's biggest genre confab, will see bows from top local helmers, a sprinkling of pedigree pics, and some ground-breaking auteur work…
Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia has been awarded Spain's National Cinema Prize.
The Hollywood majors are threatening to slash their release slate and open titles in English without subtitles in Catalonia, one of Spain's richest regions.
Overseas bows of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" on Wednesday smashed a clutch of box office records, shading "New Moon" in some territories, and proving that auds do have time for the FIFA World Cup…
Katarzyna Roslaniec's "Mall Girls" took the top Valencia Moon award at the 25th Cinema Jove film fest, Spain's main summer cinema event.
One of Spain's best known regional film execs, Ignacio Varela, has been tapped as the president of EAVF, the Valencia Film and TV Assns. Federation, the producers org. in Spain's Valencia region.
For the second year running, in 2009 Spanish movies grossed more outside Spain than in their domestic market, according to a study.