Of Europe's Big Five countries, the supposedly inward-looking U.K. is the biggest co-producer. Bar Latin American auteur pic financing, Spain is hardly famed for co-production ardor. But in Cannes…
"You!" shouts the baseball coach. A 7-year-old Spanish boy in baseball cap and shirt drags his heavy, bronzed bat towards the mark. "Not again, I can't do it, and he's not there," the mite mumbles…
Alatriste Producer: Estudios Picasso/Origen/Universal Studios Networks EspanaA $28 million adventure pic with Viggo Mortensen playing 16th-century mercenary Alatriste. Potential home turf tentpole…
Spain continues to punch far above its weight as a movie market, but it's a Euro middleweight in production terms.
Over the last two years, Spain's film export biz tells a modest success story. First, the good news. More films are selling, because Spain has more sales agents.
Spain's burgeoning line of historical event pics ("Alatriste," "Tirante El Blanco," Teresa") has a new addition: "Cervantes." An adventure/romantic comedy, pic imagines a life-long love affair…
Barcelona's Ovideo TV has struck a co-production deal with Argentina's Patagonik Film Group, the country's biggest film production and distribution outfit, to co-produce Roger Gual's bittersweet…
It's being called the "Mexican Brown Bunny" -- by people who haven't seen it. It's creating buzz among hardcore film buffs who are talking up its audacity three days before its Sunday competition…
Ana Amigo has resigned as head of Warner Bros.' local production operation in Spain.
Underscoring the growing interest in genre pics among upscale filmmakers, Spain's Morena Films is prepping two films -- "La Zona" and "Nocturna" -- which place social and political storylines within…