One of Spain's best known regional film execs, Ignacio Varela, has been tapped as the president of EAVF, the Valencia Film and TV Assns. Federation, the producers org. in Spain's Valencia region.
For the second year running, in 2009 Spanish movies grossed more outside Spain than in their domestic market, according to a study.
Spanish toon house Continental Animacion is joining forces with Brazil's Otto Desenhos Animados to co-produce stereoscopic 3D animated pic "Witchcraft."
In a weighty sales deal, Barcelona's DeAPlaneta has sold all German-speaking Europe on Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes," to StudioCanal's German distrib op Kinowelt.
Mediapro, one of Spain's biggest media groups, is seeking bankruptcy protection from creditors for its contents company Mediaproduccion.
Consolidating yet further its reputation as Spain's prime port of call for genre pictures, Barcelona-based Filmax Intl. continues to carve out partnerships with premier young Spanish production…
Mar Coll's "Three Days With the Family," Oskar Santos' "For the Good of Others" and Miguel Albaladejo's "Born to Suffer" look like potential standouts at next week's 5th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film…
Medieval epic "Captain Thunder and the Holy Grail," one of the biggest pic projects coming out of Spain's third biggest city of Valencia, will shoot in stereoscopic 3D, according to producers Maltes…
Warner Bros. has taken Spain's rights to Daniel Sanchez Arevalo's comedy "Primos."
Andrew Herwitz's Film Sales Co. has acquired worldwide rights outside Spain and U.K. to Edmon Roch's directorial debut "Garbo: The Spy," a standout Spanish documentary feature of the last 12 months.
Diego Luna ("Milk," "Y tu mama tambien") has seen "Abel," his fiction feature directorial debut, break records for a platform release in his native Mexico.