Two Uruguayan filmmakers, Federico Veiroj and thesp-turned-helmer Daniel Hendler, shared top kudos at San Sebastian Film Festival's 16th Films in Progress showcase of rough-cut Latin American pics.
Israel Caetano's "Francia" has been picked up for Latin America by Pascual Condito's Buenos Aires-based Primer Plano. Deal is for all rights. Condito will also rep all international rights in tandem…
Barcelona-based Escandalo is teaming with Tarantula in France and Switzerland to co-produce "Eva," toplining German-Catalan thesp Daniel Bruehl ("Inglourious Basterds").
Iraqi filmmaker Mohamed Al-Daradji's "In the Sands of Babylon" swept all the kudos at San Sebastian's Cinema in Motion showcase on Monday.
Three of Latin America's top helmers -- Uruguay's Cesar Charlone, Mexico's Arturo Ripstein and Brazil's Marcelo Gomes -- will direct films in Spanish pubcaster TVE's "Libertadores" movie collection.
Jeremy Thomas, producer of films by Bernardo Bertolucci ("The Last Emperor"), David Cronenberg ("Crash") and Terry Gilliam ("The Man Who Killed Don Quixote"), will program a 10-pic British…
Spain's top arthouse/crossover distributor, has closed Spanish rights on four Toronto players.
Producer Jaime Romandia's Mexico-City based Cadereyta is moving into toons.
Sony's "Planet 51" is Spanish -- originated, majority-financed and animated at Ilion Animation Studios in Madrid.
For years, Spanish producers have demanded a subsidy system overhaul. Now they've got one. Some, during the summer at least, were outraged.
Valencia, the southeast region of Spain that includes Alicante's mega Ciudad de la Luz studios, will offer a total E18 million ($25.7 million) in rebates on local spend for international shoots…