When Filmax chairman Julio Fernandez announced an English-lingo scarefare label in 2000 other Spanish producers thought he was either overly ambitious or mad.
Vet Spanish TV buyer Pello Sarasola has replaced Fernando Jerez as director of programming, broadcasts and production at broadcaster Antena 3, Spain's most avid movie-buying web.
Spanish sales consortium Grupo Pi will handle international sales on "El habitante incierto" (The Uncertain Guest), the feature debut of short filmmaker Guillem Morales.
Helmer Pedro Almodovar's next film will be "Volver" (literally, "Return"), toplining Penelope Cruz and Carmen Maura.
Industryites in Spain and France on Monday urged their governments to block state film subsidies to U.S. majors filming in their countries. Spain's powerful Fapae producers lobby wants to end…
Bereft of tax breaks, shorn of succulent subsidies, Spanish filmmakers are turning to one dazzling competitive advantage: Spain's intoxicating, shadowed past. They're doing so, moreover, with new…
Flexing its muscle as a domestic distrib house and international sales agent, Sogecable-owned Sogepaq has taken worldwide rights to "20 Centimeters," a transvestite comedy-musical from Ramon Salazar…
Buena Vista Intl. Television Latin America, Tepuy and Endemol Spain are co-producing miniseries "Pedro Navaja" as part of their new production alliance.
MADRID -- With the video market in Spain in disarray, it looks like one distrib, at least, has found a niche with room to grow.
Italian pubcaster RAI and Spanish production house the Europroducciones Group have inked an alliance on acquisition, production and distribution.