Javier Bardem has joined Penelope Cruz in the cast of Woody Allen's upcoming, untitled summer shoot in Barcelona.
Vet Catalan helmer Franscesc Bellmunt, one of the driving forces behind the renaissance of Barcelona-based filmmaking in the 1970s, has created a new springboard for Catalan filmmaking.
On Pictures, a Spanish distrib owned by powerful publishing conglom the Zeta Group, has entered into film production.
Berlinale buyers searching for the next "Pan's Labyrinth," following the success of the Guillermo del Toro pic, gave an unexpected leg up to Spanish pic sales.
Spanish arthouse distributor Golem has picked up all rights to Spain on Berlinale Competition contender "Desert Dream" from France's Rezo.
Spanish TV giant Sogecable surprised the market Tuesday announcing more positive results than expected, containing losses for 2006 to just Euros 38.2 million ($50 million) despite launching startup…
Cao Hamburger, helmer of Brazil's Competition contender "The Year My Parents Went On Vacation," is reteaming with brothers Fabiano and Ciao Gullane's Gullane Filmes for "ICU."
Spain's Drive Entertainment is shifting into a higher gear. Disney has closed Latin American and Spanish rights on Chilean helmer Nicolas Lopez's "Santos," a e5 million ($6.4 million) superhero spoof…
Notro Films, one of Spain's top boutique film distribution houses, has been bought by burgeoning Spanish film and TV player Avanzit.
The number of shoots hosted by Spain's southern region of Andalusia doubled in the past two years, rising from 415 in 2004 to 863, according to figures released by the Andalusia Film Commission.
Economist and academic Antoni Llado has been named director of the Catalan Institute of Cultural Industries, one of the most powerful state posts in Spain's film industry. Org is the country's second…