Brazilian Marcos Jorge's "Estomago: A Gastronomic Story," an engaging tale of the rise and fall of a Sao Paulo chef, swept the 53rd Valladolid Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Antonio Banderas, Spain's first homeboy made good in modern-day Hollywood, will be treading native soil more often.
Spurred by ratings and its public service brief, Spain's Radio Television Espanola is ramping up TV movie production.
Cutting edge Spanish-Moroccan helmers Swel and Imad Noury have pulled down financing from Morocco's CCM Film Institute and pubcaster SNRT for sophomore pic, "The Man Who Sold the World."
Strengthening its domestic and European operations, France's StudioCanal, one of Europe's biggest film production and distribution companies, has appointed Camille Trumer as chief operating officer…
6 Sales has clinched a raft of sales on the Antonio Banderas-godfathered "Missing Lynx," while tying down international rights to "El Baile de la Victoria" (The Dancer and the Thief), directed by…
Jan Troell's "Everlasting Moments" and Chus Gutierrez's "Return to Hansala" were early competition standouts at the 53rd Seminci-Valladolid fest.
Madrid-based sales agent Kevin Williams has inked a first-look deal on overseas sales rights to films from Spanish production house Mundo Ficcion.
Spain's Latido Films has licensed "14 Kilometers," Gerardo Olivares' African emigrant drama, to Mima Fleurent's Colifilms Distribution for France.
France's Lagardere Group, one of Europe's deepest-pocketed TV congloms, is moving into Russia.
It's no coincidence that when Endemol, makers of "Big Brother," displayed its latest format at last week's Mipcom mart, it turned out to be a good old gameshow, "20Q."