Spanish helmer Montxo Armendariz's "Don't Be Afraid," which garnered glowing reviews in Spain, is hitting international markets via Paris-based sales company Funny Balloons.
France's Pyramide Productions and Spain's Wanda Films have boarded "Wakolda," Lucia Puenzo's follow-up to "The Fish Child."
In some of the first innovations under new director Jose Luis Rebordinos, Spain's San Sebastian Festival has announced two additional sidebars: "Film and Gastronomy" and "Midnight Showings."
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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.