Vertice Sales, the newly launched international distribution arm of Spanish production-distribution holding Vertice 360, has sold Japanese rights to "Water Life" to Discovery Japan.
Madrid-based Atipica Films and Seville's La Zanfona Producciones will produce Spanish helmer Alberto Rodriguez's "Grupo 7," his fourth solo feature.
France's Slot Machine, Germany's Zentropa Intl. Koln, and Sweden's Memfis Film Intl. and Trollhattan Film will co-produce Lars von Trier's upcoming "Melancholia."
Spanish helmer-writer Daniel Sanchez Arevalo, the leading light of Spain's newest generation of directors, rolls May 10 on his third feature, comedy "Primos."
Europe's digital cinema makeover has taken off rapidly, overtaking theater conversions in the U.S.
Exhibitors, distributors and public-sector decision-makers will huddle in Barcelona from Friday to analyze one of Europe's biggest movie challenges: the digital makeover of its indie cinema theaters.
Spain will host the European Cultural Industries Forum March 29-30 in Barcelona, the biggest cultural congress to be held during the country's six-month European Union presidency.
Galician production house Artefacto Producciones has linked with L.A.-based Tricoast Worldwide for one of the last pieces of financing on "O Apostolo," a pioneering European stereoscopic 3D…
Versus Entertainment, producer of Rodrigo Cortes' Sundance hit "Buried," has taken Spanish rights to "Guest," the upcoming film from cult Spanish director Jose Luis Guerin.
Carlos Reygadas ("Silent Light"), the lynchpin of a new generation of Mexican directors, is prepping his next feature, "Post Tenebras Lux."
Canana Films, the Mexican producer-distributor shingle of Pablo Cruz, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, is creating a genre distribution label, Tangente.