First, the bad news. The writing's been on the wall for months, but European Media Commissioner Viviane Reding confirmed here Tuesday that the Media Program's new budget is far less than she had…
London-based Buena Onda has moved into production on "Maldeamores" (Maladies of Love), the first pic from a development fund set up by Buena Onda parent the IFC and the Puerto Rico Film Industry…
Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes' Louverture Films is teaming with Bipolar Pictures, owned by Ben Kingsley and Chip Duncan, to produce a film on the friendship between Albert Einstein and Paul Robeson.
Spanish actor Fele Martinez ("Bad Education") will topline "Carmo," the upcoming road movie debut by Brit-based Brazilian Murilo Pasta. Pic is produced by Roberto D'Avila's Moonshot Pictures in Sao…
Barcelona-based shingle Eddie Saeta will produce "En la ciudad de Sylvia," the next film by Jose Luis Guerin, one of Spain's most admired auteurs.
Brazilian private sector company Aracruz Celulose has teamed with state bank BNDES and risk capitol firm Rio Bravo Investimentos to launch a new equity investment film fund, the RB Cinema I Funcine.
Argentina's Mar del Plata Film Festival is launching a Latin American film prize, with a cash award of around $50,000 provided by the festival. Plaudit will be called the Golden Che, after…
Spanish mini-major the Filmax Group has closed a co-production deal with Germany's Universum Film, owned by German giant Bertelsmann, on Brad Anderson's upcoming "Trans-Siberian." Production house…
Guillermo del Toro, who spends much of his time working on high-profile American pics like "Hellboy" and "Blade II," hasn't forgotten his Spanish roots.
Despite its reputation among left-leaning Euro intellectuals for having the culture of Bart Simpson, the U.S. distributes far more European films than most European countries do from their neighbors.
Brazil's Walter Salles is teaming with Argentine producer Lita Stantic and composer Gustavo Santaolalla to produce "Cafe de los maestros," a docu feature on tango music's greatest living masters…