MADRID -- Box office for Spanish movies in foreign markets leapt 100% last year to €185 million ($233 million), powered by films by world-class auteurs produced or co-produced out of Spain.
MADRID -- Miguel Angel Vivas, winner of the horror feature and directing prizes at the 2010 Austin Fantastic Festival for "Kidnapped," is teaming with screenwriter Alberto Marini ("Sleep Tight") on…
MADRID -- Initiative Cinema One has acquired all French rights to "The Body," the latest psychological thriller from Rodar y Rodar, the Barcelona-based producer of "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes."
MADRID -- HBO has acquired U.S. pay TV and VOD rights to Alberto Rodriguez's Tribeca Competition player "Unit 7," a highlight at the Spanish Film Screenings, which bowed Monday.
Having closed the U.S. with Gkids, Ignacio Ferreras' 2D toon pic "Wrinkles" has clinched further primo markets for an arthouse toon: France and the U.K.
Brazil's Dezenove Som e Imagems is teaming with Madrid's Aqui y Alli to produce "Saudade," Antonio Mendez Esparza's follow-up to 2012 Cannes' Critics' Week winner "Aqui y alla."
New York-based distrib Gkids made a big splash at the recent Annecy fest, which drew buyers from around the world looking for the kind of animated art films that are the event's stock in trade.
MADRID -- Film Movement has acquired all North American rights to the Rezo-sold drama "Aliyah," the feature debut of France-based filmmaker Elie Wajeman.
MADRID -- Alberto Rodriguez's "Unit 7," Miguel Courtois' "Operation E" and Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model" all play the 7th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which runs June 18-20.
MADRID -- Antonio Mendez Esparza, whose Spain-U.S. production "Aqui y alla" won Cannes Critics' Week, is prepping "Saudade."
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