Vet film distribution exec Adolfo Blanco has teamed with former TV exec Jose Maria Irisarri and construction impresario Marcos Fernandez to launch a new arthouse distribution shingle, Notro Films.
If Mike Leigh thanked the Cannes festival for refusing "Vera Drake" and thus allowing him to win Venice's Golden Lion, both San Sebastian's Golden Shell winner Bahman Ghobadi and Goran Paskaljevic…
The public may remember the 52nd San Sebastian Film Fest as the year Woody Allen returned to his old form with "Melinda and Melinda."
It's not a new dawn, but the deals announced last week by Spain's dominant pay TV operator Sogecable with the country's main artpic distribbers are a chink of light for the cash-strapped sector.
Just one day before Tod Williams' "The Door In the Floor" closes the 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival on Saturday, the official competition looked wide open.
Vet film distribution exec Adolfo Blanco has teamed with former TV exec Jose Maria Irisarri and construction empresario Marcos Fernandez to launch a new arthouse distribution shingle, Notro Films.
Spanish sales consortium Latido has closed all rights deals on two pics - Joaquin Oristrell's ironic period comedy "Inconscientes" ("Unconscious") and Chilean Andres Wood's coming-of-age drama…
The European Film Academy has announced a list of 42 films to contend for the 17th European Film Awards on Dec. 11 in Barcelona.
Confirming its status as a breakout title at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Carlos Sorin's "Bombon -- El Perro" from Argentina has struck licensing deals with distributors in major territories.
In 2003, Pedro Perez, prexy of producers association Fapae, began giving members of Spain's establishment a crash course in the strategic importance of film and TV, which they hadn't always…
What do "Beyond the Sea," "The Pianist," "Dogville," "Amelie," "The Libertine" and "The Sea Within" have in common? They've all drawn coin from regional -- or at least noncentral -- European film…