Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival is launching a Latin American film prize, with a cash award of around $50,000 provided by the festival. Plaudit will be called the Golden Che, after…
Spanish mini-major the Filmax Group has closed a co-production deal with Germany's Universum Film, owned by German giant Bertelsmann, on Brad Anderson's upcoming "Trans-Siberian." Production house…
Barcelona-based shingle Eddie Saeta will produce "En la ciudad de Sylvia," the next film by Jose Luis Guerin, one of Spain's most admired auteurs.
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Guillermo del Toro, who spends much of his time working on high-profile American pics like "Hellboy" and "Blade II," hasn't forgotten his Spanish roots.
Despite its reputation among left-leaning Euro intellectuals for having the culture of Bart Simpson, the U.S. distributes far more European films than most European countries do from their neighbors.
Brazil's Walter Salles is teaming with Argentine producer Lita Stantic and composer Gustavo Santaolalla to produce "Cafe de los maestros," a docu feature on tango music's greatest living masters…
Actress Cecilia Roth ("All About my Mother") and Brit-director Miguel Sapochnik have boarded contempo vengeance thriller "Rainey the Assassin," an Argentine-Spanish-U.K. pic produced by Matthias…
The Weinstein Co. is forming a Latin American film fund with Argentine entrepreneur and arts patron Eduardo Costantini Jr. Fund will financially back the production and acquisition of about 14 Latin…
Hot Spanish titles at Cannes. (Description, followed by sales agent)
Spanish presence at Cannes in 2006 is the highest, tying 2003, in a decade. But that must be taken with a caveat.