The Malaga Film Festival, the world's leading showcase for Spanish pics, headed into the final straight Friday with aud reaction enthusiastic and two thumbs up given by crix to a host of pics.
U.S. HD cable channel Animania HD, owned by Rainbow Media, has licensed toon series "Nanigugu," from Spain's Ypsilon Films, a new Spanish sales and distribution company.
Chile contributes half of the Latin American films chosen for this year's Films in Progress showcase at the Toulouse Rencontres Cinemas d'Amerique Latine.
BARCELONA -- Producer and development exec Pere Roca has been tapped as director of Spanish pubcaster RTVE's new cultural channel.
Maintaining his one pic per year output, Catalan auteur Ventura Pons ("Barcelona (a Map)," "Idiot Love") is readying drama "Forasteros."
The 11th Malaga Film Festival, Spain's main showcase for homegrown talent, unveiled its 15-pic official competition on Tuesday. Nine movies are first fiction features.
Buena Vista Intl. will distribute Ramon Costafreda's "Wrap Up" in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.
Marc du Pontavice's Paris-based Xilam Animation has closed a bunch of broadcasting deals for the third season of cat saga "Oggy."
Manuel Gutierrez Aragon's "Todos estamos invitados" (We're All Invited) will open the 11th Malaga Spanish Film Festival, the country's biggest showcase for local films, as a world preem April 4.
Spanish mini-major Filmax Entertainment has pulled down a e12 million ($18.2 million) credit line from Spain's state-backed ICO finance agency to help bankroll its 2008 production slate and…
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