A bevy of eagerly awaited first films — "Bajo las estrellas," "Thieves," "The Contestant" and "Yo" — feature among competish titles at this year's Malaga Spanish Film Festival, Spain's biggest…
Skeins "Spiral" and "Suspects," and global warming docu "Pole Airship" were standouts at this year's Iberian Showcase, put together by French export org TV France Intl. Event wrapped Friday in Madrid.
Echoing its success in the U.K., NBC-Universal's "Heroes" has clocked up the best bow ever for Spain's eight month old Sci Fi Channel and the best debut of the season for regional channel Telemadrid.
Javier Bardem has joined Penelope Cruz in the cast of Woody Allen's upcoming, untitled summer shoot in Barcelona.
Spain has its first dedicated gay-lesbian film distribution house: Pride Films, based out of Salvador Dali's birthplace of Figueres in Catalonia.
On Pictures, a Spanish distrib owned by powerful publishing conglom the Zeta Group, has entered into film production.
Moolah for U.S. movies in Spain was the second best ever in 2006, with total B.O grosses for Yank pics coming in at Euros 453 million ($595 million), 18.6% up on 2005.Majors grab mucho dinero in Spain
Argentina's film institute, INCAA, will host "Argentine Cinema For the World," a first Italian-Argentine producers meeting, to be held in Buenos Aires March 5-7.
Madrid-based Iroko has lined up a three-pic slate for 2007: "Spleen," "Tuya" and "Onda Tropical FM."
Berlinale buyers searching for the next "Pan's Labyrinth," following the success of the Guillermo del Toro pic, gave an unexpected leg up to Spanish pic sales.
Brazil's Gullane Filmes, producers of Berlin competition player "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation," has teamed with Hong Kong/Beijing's Xstream Pictures to produce suspenser-actioner "Plastic…
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