Julio Hernandez Cordon's "Gasolina" and Celina Murga's "Una semana solos" will feature in San Sebastian's successful Films in Progress showcase.
Barcelona-based production house Mediapro has boarded the Mideast-set drama "Salt of This Sea," the feature helming debut of shortsmaker Annemarie Jacir, who also penned the script.
Spain has a TV summer sleeper. Analysts are rubbing their eyes in disbelief at the series -- "Escenas de matrimonio" (Marriage Scenes) -- and its stats.
John Leguizamo starrer "Where God Left His Shoes," Brit Conrad Clark's "Soul Carriage" and "Echo" from "Princess" helmer Anders Morgenthaler will compete in San Sebastian's Zabaltegi-New Directors…
Spanish pubcaster TVE has created a new San Sebastian Film Fest prize, the Another Look award, which will be granted to a film at the festival "focusing on issues central to a woman's world…
The San Sebastian Film Festival is extending its Cinema in Motion showcase to include not only the Maghreb and Portuguese-speaking Africa but also Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian…
Even this year's Hollywood blockbuster bonanza can't halt Spain's longterm box office slide.
Powerful Spanish authors rights collection entity the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) has launched the Bunuel Institute, a promotion org for Spanish and Latin American films. Its first…
Fernando Meirelles' O2 Filmes has set up pics from Brazilian directors Cao Hamburger and Nando Olival that are part of its pact with Universal.
Spanish pubcaster TVE has pulled out of Eurojunior, the children's version of Europe's Eurovision Song Contest, in what's regarded as a protest at the competition's promotion of tween sex appeal.
Two London-set thrillers from vet auteurs, David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" and Michael Radford's "Flawless," will bookend the 55th San Sebastian Festival, which runs Sept. 20-29.