Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl. has formed a strategic alliance with Santiago Segura's Amiguetes Entertainment in Madrid.
"The Last Exorcism" creators Eli Roth, Eric Newman and Paris-based StudioCanal, are re-teaming on a genre follow-up, suspense pic "Psycho Killer," written by "Seven" scribe Andrew Kevin Walker.
Roman Polanski's "God of Carnage," starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, has closed strong sales for much of Europe.
Confirming predictions, Guillem Morales' psychological thriller "Julia's Eyes" has made the best hometurf bow of any Spanish film this year.
Argentina's Alfredo Federico has launched Rome-based 39 Films to forge production bridges between Europe and Latin America.
Following their partnership on "Buried," Adrian Guerra's Versus Ent. and Gregoire Melin's Kinology are teaming on another low-budget genre pic.
Spanish director Iciar Bollain and Antonio Banderas energized early proceedings at Spain's Valladolid Film Festival.
Third directorial outing for Spanish star
Ignasi Guardans has been sacked as director general of Spain's Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales.