Spain's Council of Ministers finally approved a bitterly polemical Film Law Friday morning, although government critics say that some of the draft law's teeth have been pulled.
Plural Ent., the production subsid of Spanish media giant Prisa, is teaming with Argentina's Jempsa to create a new Buenos Aires-based production house, making upscale, high-end movies and TV…
In a wide-ranging pay TV piracy sting, dubbed Operation Garden, anti-delinquency squads and regional police special units raided premises in 15 Spanish provinces, arresting 50 people on various…
Bulgaria's Camera Ltd. has purchased and broken ground on a new Sofia studio complex designed as a hothouse for young Bulgarian filmmakers targeting foreign auds as well as a hub for international…
China's massive Hengdian studios group and Argentina's INCAA Film Institute are teaming on the construction of a large new studio complex, the Ciudad del Cine (Cinema City), in Argentina.
A Brazilian sales company has struck a U.S. distribution alliance with L.A.-based indie production-distribution house Cinema Libre Studio, which produces social issue features and docus.
Trust Brazil's Cinema do Brasil to make a happy hour last 90 minutes, and organize three at Cannes. But Brazil's film export board and industry meeting organizer has good reason to celebrate…
New Paris-based sales agent Coach 14 has licensed "Shotgun Stories" to the U.K.'s Vertigo and France's ASC Distribution.
KanZaman, producer of "Goya's Ghosts" and co-producer of "Kingdom of Heaven" and "Sahara," has set up a production company in the eastern Spanish region of Valencia in order to attract international…
Chile's Chilechita has inked with Germany's Avalon Ent. to co-produce Gustavo Graef-Marino's "Diary of an Old Man" toplining Armin Mueller Stahl and Ben Gazzara. Produced by Chilechita's Diego…
For the first time, all of Catalonia, including capital Barcelona, has a production guide.