Confirming predictions, Guillem Morales' psychological thriller "Julia's Eyes" has made the best hometurf bow of any Spanish film this year.
Following their partnership on "Buried," Adrian Guerra's Versus Ent. and Gregoire Melin's Kinology are teaming on another low-budget genre pic.
Spanish director Iciar Bollain and Antonio Banderas energized early proceedings at Spain's Valladolid Film Festival.
Third directorial outing for Spanish star
Ignasi Guardans has been sacked as director general of Spain's Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales.
Alberto Marini, a longtime Filmax production exec, has launched his own shingle, Rebelion Terrestre, looking to tap into Spain and Europe's deep well of genre talent.
Jalmari Helander's feature debut "Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale" and Quentin Dupieux's "Rubber" swept top kudos at the 43rd Sitges Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Spain looks set for the TV ad man's worst nightmare -- a double-dip downturn.
The increase in polished, low-budget films has never more apparent than at the 43rd Sitges Festival, which could have invented an extra prize this year for micro-budget productions.
SITGES, Spain -- Building a bridge between Spain and Hollywood, Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra ("Unknown White Male," "Orphan") has founded Ombra Films, a L.A.-based genre production house.