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.
Rodar y Rodar, which produced "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes" with Guillermo del Toro, is teaming with Canada's Rue Morgue Cinema on "Cut Throats Nine."
Zentropa Spain, the Spanish arm of Lars von Trier's Zentropa Entertainment that launched in September, has greenlit its first feature, "Tasting Menu," a gastronomic ensemble comedy.
Spain's fertile filmmaking ground has nurtured a crop of creatives producing innovative work in animation, shorts, features, docus, cinematography and film composing.
Havana's 5ta Avenida Producciones is teaming with Seville's La Zanfona Producciones to produce "Juan de los Muertos" (Juan of the Dead), a groundbreaking Cuban zombie film, and part of a growing…
Under new management, Spain's Valencia Festival, one of the country's biggest sprocket operas, is changing gear, revving up as an action and adventure movie film meet.
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.