Cannes 2009 best director winner Brillante Mendoza's "Captured" and Spanish shingle Salto de Eje's social comedy "Unas rebajas sin igual" were among standouts at the 5th San Sebastian CRC…
Luc Besson's production powerhouse EuropaCorp has boarded Akim Isker's "La Planque" (The Hideout), a crime caper produced by new Paris shingle Les Films Alakis.
Peter Mullan's "Neds" and Kim Jee-woon's "I Saw the Devil" dominated proceedings during the first weekend at San Sebastian, the largest festival in the Spanish-speaking world, which opened Friday.
This July, Mikel Olaciregui made his first shock decision as director of the San Sebastian Festival: to stand down. This month's 58th edition, Olaciregui's 10th, will be his last.
Some of France's most prestigious production houses will attend the 5th San Sebastian CRC Co-production Meeting.
Spain's San Sebastian dawned Friday under grey skies, but with little threat of immediate rain.
Pathe exec VP Francois Ivernel has been appointed chairman of EuroPalaces, one of Europe's biggest exhibition loops.
Vet Spanish helmer Carlos Saura's "I, Don Giovanni" won the Vintage Selection competition at Portugal's 2nd Douro Film Harvest, which closed Saturday.
Spain's Eddie Saeta, co-producer of this year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner, "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," has struck a strategic alliance with Argentina's FilmSharks Intl.
MK2 is broadening repertoire and setting out a gameplan for growth in production and exhibition.