Filmax Intl. has closed international rights to Francisco Javier Gutierrez's "Before the Fall," the first fruit of Antonio Banderas' new Andalusian talent push.
Jaime Rosales' understated femme drama "La soledad" (Solitary Fragments) pulled a surprise double whammy at Sunday's 22nd Spanish Academy Goya Awards, taking both the film and director prizes.
Miami-based digital satellite channel Mega TV has acquired 120 half-hours of Spanish muppet show "Los Lunnis" for nationwide U.S. broadcast.
Spanish shingle Tesela is reteaming with helmer Daniel Sanchez Arevalo for his $4.7 million sophomore feature "Gordos."
Spain's foreign language Oscar candidate, Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Orphanage," has nabbed 14 nominations for the country's 22nd Goya Awards, in a tie with Emilio Martinez Lazaro's "13 Roses," also…
Catalan Films and TV exec David Matamoros has joined Benece, one of Barcelona's leading arthouse film shingles.
Well-known Catalan film and TV exec David Matamoros has ankled as manager of co-productions and market research at Catalan Films & TV to join Benece, one of the Barcelona's leading arthouse film…
Top Uruguayan production shingle Control Z Films has pre-sold Adrian Biniez's "Gigante" to Germany's ZDF/Arte.
Ibermedia, the multi-million dollar pan-regional film fund for Spain, Portugal and Latin America, will launch a new funding initiative targeting distribution companies.
Carlos Reygadas' "Silent Light" took top honors at the 33st Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival, scooping pic and director in a remarkable high quality competish lineup, which underscores the…
Underscoring the escalating nature of regional film aid in Spain, Andalusia, Spain's biggest region, will near treble its state film budget to Euros 8.15 million ($11.9 million) for 2008.