Radu Muntean's "Tuesday, After Christmas" and Kelly Reichardt's "Meek's Cutoff" dominated top plaudits at Spain's 48th Gijon Festival on Saturday.
In Iciar Bollain's "Even the Rain," about a troubled Christopher Columbus pic shoot in Bolivia, the film's producer, played by Luis Tosar, gets on the phone to reassure its financier.
Australia's "Animal Kingdom," Mexico's "Leap Year" and Spain's "Every Song Is About Me" made much of the early running at the 48th Gijon Film Festival.
One of Spain's best-known sales agents, Vicente Canales, is ankling his post as head of Filmax's international division.
"Dead Perros," "I Want to Be a Soldier" and "Black Bread" proved the biggest draws at the 2nd Catalan Screenings in Paris.
Spanish producer Antonia Nava has inked with Telespan 2000 to produce zombie actioner "Dead Perros," to be helmed by Koldo Serra ("Backwoods").
San Sebastian standout "Black Bread" and Rome fest winner "I Want to Be a Soldier" both feature at the Catalan Screenings in Paris.
Not far from where Christopher Columbus set off for the Indies, Huelva hosts Europe's oldest confab dedicated to movies from Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
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.