SAN SEBASTIAN -- The increasingly competitive world of Spanish and Portuguese-language film sales has gained a new player: Alpha Violet.
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Demonstrating ample range and continued commitment to Spain, Paris bank Natixis Coficine, Europe's largest film lender, has closed financing deals on Mar Coll's "El desconcert"…
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Film festival milestones don't always coincide with great editions, but the 60th San Sebastian, which opened Friday with "Arbitrage," looks like it may well prove an exception.
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Opening San Sebastian's Horizontes Latinos Friday, Benjamin Avila's "Clandestine Childhood" has achieved one of the biggest goals for any Latin American film: Sales to most of Latin…
SAN SEBASTIAN -- In a preemptive buy on one of San Sebastian's potentially notable Latin American world premieres, L.A.-based FiGa has acquired worldwide rights outside Chile, France and Germany to…
MADRID -- This month's Rio de Janeiro Film Festival will further strengthen ties between London and the Brazilian city, hosts of the 2012 and 2016 Olympics respectively, by placing a spotlight on the…
MADRID -- Spain's Film Factory has closed Russia and other CIS states on Alberto Rodriguez's hardboiled cop thriller "Unit 7," with distrib Carmen Film Group planning a theatrical release.
Marcos Bernstein's "My Sweet Orange Tree," Luiz Bolognesi's toon "Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury" and Philippe Barcinski's "Between Valleys" will world preem at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival.
MADRID -- Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is teaming with BRB Internacional, one of Spain's biggest children's TV producers, to co-produce a pilot of "Invizimals," based on Sony PlayStation's…
MADRID -- Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model," Pablo Berger's "Blancanieves" and Alberto Rodriguez's "Unit 7" have made Spain's three-pic shortlist for its foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Chile's Forastero, the company behind Golden-Globe nommed "The Maid" and 2012 Rotterdam Fest winner "Thursday Through Sunday," is set to produce "Bird of Prey," the second film from Nayra Ilic…