Millimages' "Diego Oasis," "Lucky Fred" from Spain's Icon Animation and Ireland's "Rescue Wrestlers" will top the bill at this year's 18th Cartoon Forum, which runs Sept. 19-22 in the historic…
Pics from Spain's richest region, Catalonia, were in the forefront at Cannes -- in fact, the five films numbered more than those from Germany, Italy or Britain. But despite burgeoning quality…
New tax breaks and increased potential for local films are providing incentive for Brazil's RB Cinema I film equity fund to pick up its pace.
After Guillermo del Toro's mentor role on Cannes hit "The Orphanage," Alejandro Amenabar ("The Others," "The Sea Inside") will godfather "El Mal ajeno," the directorial feature debut of helmer Oskar…
Spain's Council of Ministers finally approved a bitterly polemical Film Law Friday morning, although government critics say that some of the draft law's teeth have been pulled.
Plural Ent., the production subsid of Spanish media giant Prisa, is teaming with Argentina's Jempsa to create a new Buenos Aires-based production house, making upscale, high-end movies and TV…
In a wide-ranging pay TV piracy sting, dubbed Operation Garden, anti-delinquency squads and regional police special units raided premises in 15 Spanish provinces, arresting 50 people on various…
Bulgaria's Camera Ltd. has purchased and broken ground on a new Sofia studio complex designed as a hothouse for young Bulgarian filmmakers targeting foreign auds as well as a hub for international…
China's massive Hengdian studios group and Argentina's INCAA Film Institute are teaming on the construction of a large new studio complex, the Ciudad del Cine (Cinema City), in Argentina.
A Brazilian sales company has struck a U.S. distribution alliance with L.A.-based indie production-distribution house Cinema Libre Studio, which produces social issue features and docus.
Trust Brazil's Cinema do Brasil to make a happy hour last 90 minutes, and organize three at Cannes. But Brazil's film export board and industry meeting organizer has good reason to celebrate…