Sales house Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to "Hay motivo" (There's Good Cause), a composite agitprop pic made by 33 helmers that criticized contempo Spain under Jose…
French sales and financing company Wild Bunch has taken worldwide rights outside Spain on "Cargo," a thriller written by longtime Ken Loach scribe Paul Laverty.
Juan Jose Campanella's "Luna de Avellaneda" (Avellaneda's Moon), his follow-up to "El hijo de la novia" (The Son of the Bride), will open the 49th Valladolid Intl. Film Festival.
German sales company Bavaria Film Intl. has taken worldwide sales rights outside Spain, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile and Germany to "Whisky," which will play in Un Certain Regard at next week's Cannes…
U.K. financing and sales outfit Renaissance Films has taken worldwide rights outside Spain, Argentina and Portugal to comedy "Seres queridos" (Only Human).
Gracia Querejeta's resonant coming-of-age drama "Hector" took the best film trophy at the seventh Malaga Spanish Film Festival, Spain's major showcase for homegrown movies, which concluded Saturday.
Spain's Fapae producers association has announced plans to create a film export body coordinating the international promotion initiatives of Spanish state, industry and export institutions.
Carmen Caffarel, the incoming director general of Radio Television Espanola (RTVE), has retained Juan Menor as director and effective numero dos at Spain's giant pubcaster, breaking with a hallowed…