Two auteur genre pics -- Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes" and Oskar Santos' "For the Good of Others" -- proved standouts at the 5th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which wrapped Tuesday.
For the second year running, in 2009 Spanish movies grossed more outside Spain than in their domestic market, according to a study.
"Caminos" opened Paris' burgeoning Diferente 3! Spanish Film Festival Monday.
Big-budget studio fare and animated auteur titles got equal attention at France's Annecy Animation Festival, with animators from around the world gathering to discuss the future of toondom.
Madrid-based 6 Sales is rolling out sales on "La Tropa de trapo" (The Happets), one of Spain's first stereoscopic 3D toon pics.
In a weighty sales deal, Barcelona's DeAPlaneta has sold all German-speaking Europe on Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes," to StudioCanal's German distrib op Kinowelt.
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.