MADRID -- The 60th San Sebastian Film Festival is to honor Gallic helmer Georges Franju.
Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks Intl. has closed a rights deal with U.S. indie movie VOD site SnagFilms on a 10-pic package from Total Entertainment, the producer of a clutch of Brazilian B.O. hits.
MADRID -- Barcelona's Escandalo Films, one of Spain's key producers of genre pics, the country's biggest movie export commodity, has greenlit its latest fantasy film, the chiller "Colmillos" (Fangs).
MADRID -- "Polisse," directed by French actress-turned-helmer Maiwenn, has won the Lumiere Institute's 8th Jacques Deray Prize, an award created by the Lyon Institute's director Thierry Fremaux, also…
MADRID -- The second My French Film Festival, promo org Unifrance's pioneering online film showcase that kicked off Jan. 12, has scored 400,000 downloads in its first 10 days -- 10 times the figure…
At this year's Paris Rendez-vous, the French film showcase backed by Gaul's Unifrance, all eyes were on filmgoers in Germany.
MADRID -- Spanish youth programming specialist Imira Entertainment has licensed the first season of "Dance Academy" to free-to-air U.S. Hispanic channel V-Me.
Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti has been tapped to head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar, Atom Egoyan, Todd Solondz, Monte Hellman, Hal Hartley, Victor Erice and Abel Ferrara are among a group of 375 film biz folk who announced Wednesday they are boycotting…
PARIS -- Raphael Berdugo, former owner of Roissy Films, one of France's flagship production-sales houses, is back in business.
PARIS -- Virginie Devesa and Keiko Funato have launched Alpha Violet, a Paris-based sales company that underscores the cosmopolitan reach of the Gallic sector.