Local blockbusters help raise depressed domestic film market.
Daniel Monzon, the director of Spanish smash hit "Cell 211," is set to direct "El Nino" (The Kid), a gritty drug-trade action thriller.
Argentine Hernan Belon, Benin-born Idrissou Mora Kpai and West African rap artist Didier Awadi are among 12 directors selected for Cannes' Les Cinemas du Monde Factory.
Antonio Banderas' Green Moon, Tarak Ben Ammar's Paris-based Quinta Communications and Spanish conglom Vertice 360 are in advanced negotiations to launch a pan-European production-distribution…
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."
Select list of international offerings at the Cannes Market
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.