The Weinstein Co. is forming a Latin American film fund with Argentine entrepreneur and arts patron Eduardo Costantini Jr. Fund will financially back the production and acquisition of about 14 Latin…
Spanish presence at Cannes in 2006 is the highest, tying 2003, in a decade. But that must be taken with a caveat.
March 10, the Teatro Auditorio, Puertollano, a country town on La Mancha's dusty plain, 25 miles from Pedro Almodovar's birthplace. The world premiere of his latest film, "Volver." Spruced up in…
A Spanish Armada has landed on the Croisette. Spain's Cannes presence is the biggest in a decade: "Volver" by Pedro Almodovar and "Pan's Labyrinth," a Spanish production from Guillermo del Toro, in…
RODRIGO CORTESDIRECTORMadrid’s Luna Cinemas, January. Cortes shoots a conversation between two midrow spectators for his upcoming feature debut, “The Contestant.” A traditional shot/countershot? No…
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Cannes opening night on Wednesday offered an enthralling thriller laced by controversy that raised big questions: the European Champions League soccer final between Barcelona and Arsenal.
Madrid's Media Business School is launching the Mediterranean Film Business School to provide training in film co-production, financing, legal aspects, marketing and distribution.
China, human rights and films for mobile phones will come under the spotlight at the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, which runs Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. Over the last few years, the Rio fest has run…
New Madrid-based film production and financing company Galba has boarded $10 million flamenco romancer "Caminando," one of the first films on its slate.
Guillermo del Toro, whose "Pan's Labyrinth" plays in competition May 27, is teaming with fellow Mexican helmer Alfonso Cuaron on an English-lingo adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1973 book "The Witches"…