Jennifer Lynch's thriller "Surveillance" nabbed the main nod at the 41st Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest fantasy film fest, which wrapped Sunday (Oct. 12).
Zip Films will produce helmer Jo Sol's "Fake Orgasm," a $1.3 million documentary about why people feign pleasure.
Jose Manuel Lorenzo's Madrid-based Boomerang Cine, which co-produced Nicolas Lopez's Austin Fantastic Fest winner "Santos," will re-up with Lopez on "Providencia."
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Europe's largest genre moviethon, the Sitges Film Festival, got a shot of adrenalin this weekend from a pair of Spanish-language pics, "Sexy Killer" and "Santos."
One of Catalonia's most promising young filmmakers, Isaki Lacuesta, is to direct "The Condemned," his first full fiction feature. Rolling year end, film will shoot in Spain and Argentina.
In its 41st edition, Europe's largest genre movie event, the Sitges Intl. Film Festival, shows no signs of age. To the contrary, insists fest director Angel Sala, "Genre films are in excellent…
"The Blind Sunflowers," helmed by Jose Luis Cuerda ("The Education of Fairies," "Butterfly Tongues"), has been chosen as Spain's foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Thanks to Filmax's Fantastic Factory, "The Orphanage," "REC" and the Sitges fest, Barcelona ranks among Europe's foremost horror hubs. But now Catalonian filmmakers are set to explore new genres with…
For the first time ever, vidgame and console sales in Spain ($2.14 billion) tripled theatrical B.O. returns ($950 million) last year. Unfortunately for Spain, 95% of the market went to foreign…
Barcelona has plenty to offer behind the scenes, as the Catalan capital revs up studio infrastructure and grooms topnotch tech talent to support its growing film industry. Consider the new studio…
Carmelo Romero has been tapped as the director of the Malaga Film Festival, the leading showcase for Spanish cinema.