Alejandro Amenabar's Roman-Egypt epic "Agora" has become this year's highest-grossing local film in Spain -- taking E7 million ($10.3 million) in just four days.
Duncan Jones' sci-fi tale "Moon" swept the 42nd Sitges Film Festival of Catalonia, nabbing among top kudos best picture, actor (Sam Rockwell) and screenplay (Nathan Parker).
Danish auteur Lars von Trier's next feature film will be "Melancholia," a psychological drama-cum-disaster movie.
Brit Andrew Douglas will helm "The Perfect Assassin," being produced by "The Orphanage" co-producers Joaquin Padro and Mar Targarona at Barcelona's Rodar y Rodar, and Robyn Slovo at London's Company…
Mexico-based Paula Markovitch is attached to direct her feature film debut "El premio," a co-production between Mexico's Cacao Films, Argentina's Magma Cine and France's Mille et Une Productions.
In a significant addition to Spain's movie production sector, Antonia Nava and Sagrario Santorum have created Nava Entertainment, a Barcelona-based international production, directors' management and…
The Sitges Film Festival rounded its first bend over the weekend with a clutch of appreciated titles, led by "REC 2," and "Celda 211" (Cell 211).
It is 1808. Along the jagged limestone sierra outside Barcelona, Bruc, a Catalan drummer lad, squints cautiously up at Montserrat's cliffs. Napoleon Bonaparte has dispatched thousands of troops to…
Twenty of the bigger Catalan films currently in production, including budgets.
Horrific times haven't hurt horror films yet, says Angel Sala. And he should know. As director of Sitges' Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, Sala oversees Europe's biggest genre confab, a mix of gore…
Barcelona-based Escandalo is teaming with Tarantula in France and Switzerland to co-produce "Eva," toplining German-Catalan thesp Daniel Bruehl ("Inglourious Basterds").