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…
Actress Cecilia Roth ("All About my Mother") and Brit-director Miguel Sapochnik have boarded contempo vengeance thriller "Rainey the Assassin," an Argentine-Spanish-U.K. pic produced by Matthias…
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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…
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…
There's more to Cannes (the fest) than Cannes (the place). Madrid, for example, has already started its own Cannes: Its central FNAC department store emblazoned its facades with huge black-and-white…