Alta Films has boarded comedy "Para que sirve un oso?" (What's a Bear For?), the sophomore feature from Tom Fernandez.
The European Commission has nixed a telecom tax introduced in both France and Spain to substitute spot ad revs at pubcasters France Televisions and RTVE.
Iciar Bollain's "Tambien la lluvia" (Even the Rain) has been chosen by the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as Spain's foreign-language Oscar entry.
L.A.-based sales, distribution and production company FiGa Films has taken North American and international rights to romantic comedy "La Vida util" (A Useful Life) from noted Latin American helmer…
Spain's Mapfre is launching the first Mapfre Foundation 4 + 1 Film Festival, to simulscreen in Buenos Aires, Bogota, Mexico City, Sao Paulo and Madrid.
Gritty Glasgow gang drama wins the Golden Shell on Saturday at the 58th San Sebastian Film Festival.
The San Sebastian Film Festival introduces a wide variety of pics to Spanish auds, from "Eat Pray Love" to "Exit Through the Gift Shop."
Following Sundance player "Dog Eat Dog" and "Todos tus muertos," Colombian director Carlos Moreno and producer Diego F. Ramirez are re-teaming on a third collaboration, "Yellow Submarine."
Spanish arthouse producer-distributor Wanda Films has taken all Spanish rights to Danis Tanovic's war drama "Cirkus Columbia," which played in the San Sebastian Film Festival's Zabaltegi-Pearls…
One of Spain's foremost femme filmmakers, Iciar Bollain ("Take My Eyes," "Even the Rain"), is attached to direct "Vicky Sherpa."
Two films from little-known young Mexican helmers -- Bernardo Arellano's "Entre la noche y el dia" and Iria Gomez Concheiro's "Asalto al cine" -- swept the top honors at a hard-fought Films in…