In a midweek Berlin deal, Spain's Sogepaq licensed U.S. DVD/video rights on Madrid music-scene comedy "El Calentito" to Philadelphia-based distributor TLA Releasing.
Expanding his geographical range and courting inspiration from foreign shores, vet Spanish auteur Carlos Saura is set to direct "Amor de Deus," a Portuguese-lingo musical drama with romantic elements…
Spanish distribber On Pictures has inked Spanish rights with Hanway on Woody Allen's new London-set comedy "Scoop," toplining Scarlett Johansson and Hugh Jackman. On Pics previously bought "Match…
If you think there's a level playing field for public funding of movies in Europe, think again. European countries sank a massive E7 billion ($8.4 billion) in subsidies and tax incentives into their…
Korea may be slashing its cinema screen quota, but South American countries are pressing ahead with one of their own.
Hernan Musaluppi's Buenos Aires-based Rizoma is teaming with Fernando Epstein's Control-Z to produce the next film by Uruguay's Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll, partners in Control-Z, based in…
Trust the Palestinians and Israelis to get into a rumble. A Berlinale confab Wednesday aimed at launching Greenhouse, a E.U.-funded Mediterranean Film Centre, became heated as accusations flew.
Brazil's Conspiracao is ramping up a slate which includes pics by Andrucha Waddington, whose "House of Sand" plays in Panorama, and Breno Silveira, whose deb biopic "Dos filhos de Francisco" broke…
Argentine Tristan Bauer's Falkland War drama, "Iluminados por el fuego" (Blessed By Fire), closed at Berlin with Victory for Benelux and California Filmes for Brazil.
Spanish thesp Maria Valverde, who played the teen temptress in the Sony-backed Italian hit "Melissa P.," will take the femme lede in "The Sandman," a psychiatric-ward-set romancer from first-time…
Swel and Imad Noury, the twentysomething Moroccan-Spanish directors of Panorama pic "Heaven's Doors" are prepping a new pic, "Los Comanches," about Madrid's Colombian mafia.