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"…
Wild Bunch has picked up international rights to Israel Adrian Caetano's Cannes competition player "Cronica de una fuga" (Chronicle of an Escape), which is produced by Oscar Kramer and Hugo Sigman at…
Germany's Beta Cinema has taken international rights to Spanish Un Certain Regard player "Salvador."
Underscoring the growing links across the Spanish-speaking world, Barcelona-based Iris Star has struck a production/distribution alliance with Buenos Aires' Primer Plano.
Steamy Colombian assassin thriller "Rosario Tijeras" has been licensed to Pretty Pictures in France by Madrid-based producer Marina Fuentes. "Rosario Tijeras" will go out on 80-plus prints in France…
German emigre Ernst Lubitsch and the issue of emigration in general will be the subjects of retrospectives at the 54th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 21-30.
Helmer Michael Radford ("The Merchant of Venice") is attached to direct "La mula" (The Mule), a dramedy set during the last months of the Spanish Civil War.
Having made just one fiction feature since 1998 -- "The Shanghai Spell" in 2002 -- Spanish director Fernando Trueba ("Belle Epoque") could end up directing four features and a documentary in five…
In the biggest faceoff in recent years between Hollywood and Spanish institutions, Spain's antitrust authorities have slammed a E12 million ($15.3 million) fine on the branches of Hollywood's major…
The African Cinema Festival of Tarifa has added another strand to Cinema in Motion, a Maghreb pic co-prod and distribution forum, organizing a showcase of films from participating directors.