The cash-crunched Spanish film biz could use some hefty help, and it's about to get it courtesy of Spain's biggest company, telco giant Telefonica.
French director-actor Guillaume Canet, who first gained attention in the U.S. with the thriller "Tell No One," is leading a triple assault on the U.S. market.
Pandora Film has boarded "El futuro," director Alicia Scherson's adaptation of "Una novelita lumpen."
Andrucha Waddington's "Lope," which screens out of competition Saturday, may mark a milestone for the Spanish film industry.
With 2007's "The Secret of the Grain," Tunisian-born and France-based Abdellatif Kechiche broke through as one of Gaul's best-regarded Maghrebi-French directors.
Gallic mini-major MK2 is taking its production and exhibition ambitions to the next level.
France's Funny Balloons has sold Pablo Larrain's Venice competition player "Post Mortem" to Archibald Films in Italy.
Chinese documaker Wang Bing, whose first fiction film, "The Ditch," is Venice's traditional surprise addition to its slate, was on the Lido Tuesday talking about plans to focus his camera on contempo…
"Road to Nowhere" is going somewhere.
Alex de la Iglesia will segue from "Circus" to another dramedy genre-blender.