Celluloid Dreams has acquired worldwide rights to "Khastegi" (Sex My Life), the debut feature from Iranian theater director Bahman Motamedian.
RHI Entertainment has inked a bevy of sales with major European broadcasters on event miniseries "Meteor."
Sophie de Mac Mahon has been tapped as director of business development at Madrid's Ilion Animation Studios.
France Telecom Orange has inked a multiyear output deal with MGM, adding to its existing deals with Warner Bros. Intl. TV and HBO.
Jose Manuel Lorenzo's Madrid-based Boomerang Cine, which co-produced Nicolas Lopez's Austin Fantastic Fest winner "Santos," will re-up with Lopez on "Providencia."
Europe's largest genre moviethon, the Sitges Film Festival, got a shot of adrenalin this weekend from a pair of Spanish-language pics, "Sexy Killer" and "Santos."
"Meryl Streep and Hugo Silva revolutionize San Sebastian," Basque newspaper "El Diario Vasco" trumpeted Sept. 26 as the San Sebastian Festival rounded its final bend.
"Gomorra," Matteo Garrone's Cannes Grand Prix winner, will open the 5th Seville European Film Festival.
Spanish pubcaster TVE and Basque state TV network EITB have forged a new financing axis for Basque-language production.
Yesim Ustaoglu's "Pandora's Box" won the 56th San Sebastian festival's Golden Shell for best pic, plus a Silver Shell actress for France's Tsilla Chelton as an ageing Alzheimer-afflicted country…