Former Sogepaq international sales exec, Gorka Bilbao, has joined DeAPlaneta Intl., the increasingly ambitious Spanish film sales company.
Spain's Radio Television Espanola is standing by Spanish cinema, earmarking about Euros36 million ($49 million) for broadcast rights to Spanish movies this year.
France's Slot Machine, Germany's Zentropa Intl. Koln, and Sweden's Memfis Film Intl. and Trollhattan Film will co-produce Lars von Trier's upcoming "Melancholia."
Shinji Aoyama's "Decadent Sisters," Jaime Rosales' "Dream and Silence" and Nabil Ayouch's "Les Etoiles de Sidi Moumen" are among the 15 pics from around the world that will be featured at the Cannes…
Burgeoning Gallic digital terrestial TV channel Virgin 17 has tied down Gallic rights to high-flying Spanish swashbuckler "Red Eagle," the biggest TV drama hit in Spain.
Spain's two biggest commercial nets -- Telecinco and Antena 3 -- look set to invest substantially less in local movies following the Spanish parliament's Thursday approval of new TV regs.
Attendance at mid-April's Mip TV mart is on track to at least equal that of 2009, according to statistics released by organizers Reed Midem Thursday.
The Paris-region Ile de France Film Commission and Egypt's Good News Group will co-organize a first-ever France-Egypt screenwriting workshop.
Diego Lerman's "Moral Sciences" and Iria Gomez Concheiro's "Asalto al cine" will feature at the 17th edition of Films in Progress.
Stephane Courbit's Paris-based Banijay Ent. Group has created a worldwide distribution division, Banijay Intl., and tapped Karoline Spodsberg, currently Nordisk Film TV World international director…