MADRID -- Mexico City-based Quality Films has closed most of Spanish-speaking Latin America on teen romantic meller "I Want You," a big hit in Spain and a breakout in Russia.
Paulo Castro has been upped to CEO of Terra, the Latin American Internet portal owned by Spanish telco behemoth Telefonica.
MADRID -- The economic crisis is driving a north-south divide in the box office for the big five European countries in the first half of the year.
European film and TV giant Studiocanal has inked with Hoyts Group to acquire Hoyts Distribution, a top distrib in Australia and New Zealand.
MADRID -- Spanish director Jorge Coira and Tic Tac Producciones, two up-and-coming players on Spain's Galicia movie scene, are re-teaming for ''The Moon in September.''
In a shock move, the Spanish government announced Friday a dramatic hike on cinema ticket tax from 8% to 21% of sales.
MADRID -- Adding to its 5,000-title film catalog, Studiocanal has acquired worldwide rights beyond French theatrical and festivals to all Jacques Tati's movies.
MADRID Two of Europe's primo production players, Studiocanal and Working Title, are teaming to produce thriller "Two Faces of January," the directorial debut of "Drive" scribe Hossein Amini.
MADRID -- Studiocanal has acquired rights to "RoboCop," the MGM/Sony reboot of the 1987 sci-fi actioner classic, for the U.K., France and Germany.
MADRID -- Vinicius Coimbra's "Matraga," Vicente Amorim's "Dirty Hearts" and Eduardo Coutinho's "Songs" receive U.S. preems at Premiere Brazil!, which kicks off Thursday at New York's Museum of Modern…