Somber tones dominate the 16 titles competing for the festival's $127,000 cash prize.
Spanish premium paybox Canal Plus Spain has taken exclusive rights to a package of series and telepics from HBO, led by the jewel in HBO's 2010 programming crown, WWII epic "The Pacific."
Guillermo del Toro just can't seem to turn down a project -- particularly one in the line of smart, sophisticated chillers that has put Spain at the forefront of the contempo scarefare genre.
Lionsgate has taken all North American rights to Mexican meller "Arrancame la vida" (Tear This Heart Out).
Diversification and digital terrestrial television are proving results savers at French broadcaster M6 and Spanish network Antena 3 TV.
It could well be Spain's biggest deal of the year -- if it goes through.
Content from Gallic broadcaster TF1's online video-on-demand service TF1 Vision will be carried on telco giant Orange's 24/24 VOD platform in France.
Galician helmer Fernando Cortizo will shoot Spain's first digital 3-D stop-motion pic, "O Apostolo."
Yasushi Akimoto, the creator of Japanese girl group and pop phenomenon AKB48, will explain the reality show business model at a conference Oct. 6 during the 25th Mipcom trade fair.
Global admissions outside France for Gallic pics are currently tracking ahead of 2008's record year, according to pic promo org Unifrance.