Arthouse met the multiplex with healthy results at the 2011 Spanish box office.
Gallic director-thesp Agnes Jaoui and her husband, writer-actor Jean-Pierre Bacri, are prepping "Au Bout du conte" (Under the Rainbow).
Sylvie Testud's "La Vie d'une autre," Lucas Belvaux's "38 Witnesses" and Philippe Lefebvre's "Paris by Night" will screen at the 14th Unifrance Paris Rendez-Vous, which will run Jan. 11-16.
At 2008's Unifrance Paris Rendez-Vous, foreign distributors laughed their heads off watching Pathe's "Welcome to the Sticks." But nobody thought of buying it.
Hollywood may be buoyant in Germany and solid in France -- but it's hurting in southern Europe.
Javier Martin Dominguez has quit as artistic director of Spain's Seville European Film Festival, raising a question about the future of an event he had built into a valuable European industry hub.
Focus Features' digital distribution initiative, Focus World, has added Cuban zombie comedy "Juan of the Dead" to its U.S. release slate.
After years of delay, Spain is finally enforcing a long-mooted anti-piracy law.
Latin America's VOD landscape is rapidly gaining definition.
Jose Maria Irisarri has resigned as CEO and exec prexy of Vertice 360 Group, one of Spain's biggest film-TV congloms.
Total box office takings in Spain fell 2.7% to Euros628 million ($823 million) in 2011, bucking the upward trend seen in other major European territories this year.