Mexico's film commission is in conversations to bring three shoots from Hollywood majors and two French films to Mexico, following the establishment of rebates announced in March by Mexican President…
Zeta Audiovisual, the film and TV arm of Spanish media conglom Grupo Zeta, has greenlit its flagship production for 2010, "Mortadelo y Filemon 3D" -- one of the biggest Spanish projects this year.
Rodar y Rodar, which produced "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes" with Guillermo del Toro, is teaming with Canada's Rue Morgue Cinema on "Cut Throats Nine."
Javier Bardem, who toplines Cannes competition player "Biutiful," will produce and narrate the Western Sahara-focused documentary feature "Oulad Lemzun" (Sons of the Clouds).
The second edition of Ventana Sur, Latin America's biggest film market, will unspool Dec. 3-6 in Buenos Aires.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has struck Hewlett Packard's first toon movie partnership in Europe.
Gallic screenwriter Michel Fessler ("The Sea Wall") is attached to co-write the screenplay of "A Captain," a psychological epic set up at top Gallic producer-director Eric Heumann's Paradis Films.
In a key deal for Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment, the company will handle international sales on Pedro Almodovar's next picture, "The Skin I Live In" (La piel que habito).
Brazilian multihyphenate Walter Salles will team with StudioCanal to direct "La contadora de peliculas."
The Dubai Film Market saw business done on 130 films, DFM director Ziad Yaghi estimated in a report made public Friday at Cannes.
Borja Cobeaga, one of Spain's top new comedy film talents, is set to direct his second feature, "No controles."