The biggest film festival in the Spanish-speaking world gets under way today, bolstered by the strongest selection in several years. The official competition for the 52nd San Sebastian Film Festival…
One of Spain's most popular upscale directors, Fernando Leon, has initiated principal photography on his follow-up to the Javier Bardem-starrer "Mondays in the Sun."
After two years of year-to-year declines in cinema admissions, the tide in Spain has turned. According to Nielsen EDI, local B.O. over the first eight months of 2004 was up 9% to E433 million ($534.6…
Spanish sales company Sogepaq has licensed Alejandro Amenabar's Venice prize-winner "The Sea Inside" to a raft of territories, playing off its competish screenings at the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Underscoring its new policy of third-party pick-ups, Filmax Intl. has acquired international distribution rights to Pau Freixa's merchant ship thriller, "Camara oscura" (Deadly Cargo).
Spain's commercial broadcasters have had a sun-kissed summer. Telecinco and Antena 3 posted some of the best figures for operating cash flow in recent Euro broadcasting memory: 43% for Telecinco and…
One of Spain's biggest sales companies, Filmax Intl., has taken worldwide distribution rights outside Spain on "Hypnos," the DeAPlaneta-produced feature debut of TV director David Carreras.
Spain's ICAA film institute has awarded this year's National Cinema Prize to cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe.
Woody Allen, Annette Bening and Jeff Bridges will receive this year's prestigious career achievement Donostia Awards at the 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival.
Jean-Luc Godard's "Notre musique" (Our Music) has won the Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Grand Prix for film of the year.
New Yorker Films has taken all rights to the U.S. on Iciar Bollain's Spanish domestic abuse drama "Te doy mis ojos" (Take My Eyes). It plans to release the film theatrically next year.