Mediapro, one of Spain's biggest media groups, is seeking bankruptcy protection from creditors for its contents company Mediaproduccion.
Consolidating yet further its reputation as Spain's prime port of call for genre pictures, Barcelona-based Filmax Intl. continues to carve out partnerships with premier young Spanish production…
Mika Kaurismaki ("Three Wise Men") is attached to direct "Patagonia Express," an adventure movie set up at Luis Angel Bellaba's Madrid-based Aquelarre.
Mar Coll's "Three Days With the Family," Oskar Santos' "For the Good of Others" and Miguel Albaladejo's "Born to Suffer" look like potential standouts at next week's 5th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film…
Ventana Sur, Latin America's biggest film market, is opening up to TV.
"Fox" earns plaudits at a fest which is swamped by animation school students from France and beyond.
"Viale" is set up at Marta Donzelli's Vivo Film, the Rome production house behind "Volte."
In a welcome boost to Spain's toon industry, Imagina Intl. Sales, Spain's top TV/movie sales house, is entering animation.
Jacques-Remy Girerd will follow up "Mia and the Migoo," which won last year's European Film Academy toonpic prize, with "Tante Hilda."
France's Herold and Family is advancing on production of "Cendrillon 3D" (Cinderella 3D), which is likely to be one of France's first stereoscopic 3D toonpic releases.
Two of Europe's biggest toon players, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp and Didier Brunner's Les Armateurs, are teaming on animation feature "French Riviera."