Short on marquee names, the Spanish cinema needs sleeper hits. It now has one: action-thriller "El Lobo," a true-life tale charting how small-time felon Mikel Lejarza, code-name "Lobo," infiltrated…
Bespectacled, laconic, Spain's industry minister Jose Montilla isn't an obvious Santa Claus. But on Dec. 31 he announced a sackful of goodies to mark the country's first serious thrust to kick-start…
Barcelona-based prodco Rodar y Rodar has launched a talent label, Esta Vivo!, aiming to make six movies over 16 months. Five are young directors' debuts; all employ largely first-time crews. Esta…
Sitges normally seems a picture-postcard seaside resort: Boats bob in the port. A blowzy Tramontana wind blows in from the east. Tourists dawdle in shops. A local train clanks off to Barcelona.
BERNARDBRBA flawed, paunchy polar bear cheats at golf and pratfalls on a running machine. A hit toon filler at Mipcom Junior, and a sheer delight. THE BIRTHDAYArcadia/InfinityEnglish-lingo ’80s…
Tucked in Spain's northeast corner, Catalonia forged Spain's industrial heartland. Tourists genuflect before its architecture (think Gaudi's Barcelona), design, art and food.
A standout this year at Cannes' Un Certain Regard, Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll's "Whisky" took the Golden Columbus pic and director honors at the 30th Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival.
Galicia is springing to the forefront of efforts to boost film and TV exports from Spain. The regional government's Audiovisual Internationalization Plan aims to boost the presence of regional…
As Spain's independent distribs trawl the halls of the American Film Market this week, many will be thanking their lucky stars for Spanish commercial web Antena 3.
Dimension Films has acquired the rights to redo "Doll Master," a South Korean horror pic directed by neophyte Jeong Yong-ki. In an AFM deal made with Korean rights holder Cineclick Asia, Dimension…
Dutch TV giant Endemol has generated more stories about alleged takeover talks than buzz about new programming.