Spanish shingle Apaches Ent., which has "Intruders," "Extraterrestrial" and "Verbo" all playing at the San Sebastian Film Festival, is setting up a low-budget label, Mapache, and a TV division…
"7 Cajas," from Paraguay's Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori, won the Industry Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival's 20th Films in Progress rough-cut showcase.
Vindicating its new international sales strategy, France's Bac Films has kicked off sales on San Sebastian Competition player "Americano," plus Toronto hit "Sleepless Night."
Germany's Scopas Medien and France's Gebeka Films have boarded "Genie in the House -- The Movie," one of several pics on the slate of Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films.
Gallic sales agent, distributor and producer Wild Bunch has acquired a majority stake in Spanish independent distributor Vertigo Films.
"Madrid, 1987" -- from writer-helmer David Trueba, one of the best-known Spanish directors at this year's San Sebastian Festival - has been acquired for world sales by Madrid-based 6 Sales.
Mapfre Foundation teams with San Sebastian on Contemporary Mexican Film showcase
Spain's producers seek global partners for pic production.
Last September -- three months after Jose Luis Rebordinos was named San Sebastian Festival director -- Spain's press wrung its hands over the fest's future.
For Jose Luis Rebordinos' send-off as director of San Sebastian's Fantasy Horror Film Week, the event's 2010 closing ceremony screened the short "Why Are You Leaving?"
In 2005, the Ciudad de la Luz opened -- the studio complex, overlooking the Mediterranean near eastern Spain's Alicante region, was described as the most advanced in Europe.