New Brazilian sales company Vereda Filmes has taken international rights outside Brazil to "Desafinados" (Out of Tune), a generational coming-of-ager set during the early Bossa Nova music scene and…
Antonio Banderas' Spain-based production shingle Green Moon Producciones has teamed with Spanish animation studio Kandor Graphics to create a toon production house.
In the run-up to the American Film Market, American World Pictures has acquired international distribution rights to "Legacy" (aka "Pretty Little Devils"), starring Haylie Duff in a dark-humored…
Filmax Ent., Spain's biggest pic production/sales house, is launching a label, the New Fantastic Factory. The brand bows with a genre quartet: "REC," from Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza; Plaza's…
The near two-year-old Spanish broadcaster Cuatro has acquired the format to NBC summer hit "America's Got Talent" from FremantleMedia.
Germany's Telepool has acquired German-speaking rights to Guillermo F. Groizard's "Dos" (Project Two) and Miquel Garcia-Borda's "Lazos rotos" (Broken Bonds), both new pickups made for the AFM by…
In a crucial appointment for Spain's cash-crunched film industry, producer Gustavo Ferrada has been tapped director of pubcaster TVE's newly created Film Area.
In the run-up to the American Film Market, Filmax Intl. has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to "Underground" (ASD: Alma Sin Dueno), the feature film debut of helmer Tinieblas Gonzalez.
Strong on docus, directorial debuts and fine French fare, the 45th Gijon Intl. Film Festival will also screen a record two Spanish films in its main official section.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has suspended pic production at Columbia Films Producciones Espanolas, its Madrid-based local production HQ for Europe, triggering the departure of longtime Sony exec Iona…
Reduced costs at Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable and its broadcaster subsid Cuatro spurred third-quarter net profits, helping Sogecable achieve the best September results in recent years.