Just one day before Tod Williams' "The Door In the Floor" closes the 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival on Saturday, the official competition looked wide open.
Vet film distribution exec Adolfo Blanco has teamed with former TV exec Jose Maria Irisarri and construction empresario Marcos Fernandez to launch a new arthouse distribution shingle, Notro Films.
Spanish sales consortium Latido has closed all rights deals on two pics - Joaquin Oristrell's ironic period comedy "Inconscientes" ("Unconscious") and Chilean Andres Wood's coming-of-age drama…
The European Film Academy has announced a list of 42 films to contend for the 17th European Film Awards on Dec. 11 in Barcelona.
Confirming its status as a breakout title at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Carlos Sorin's "Bombon -- El Perro" from Argentina has struck licensing deals with distributors in major territories.
What do "Beyond the Sea," "The Pianist," "Dogville," "Amelie," "The Libertine" and "The Sea Within" have in common? They've all drawn coin from regional -- or at least noncentral -- European film…
Bookended by Woody Allen's world preeming "Melinda and Melinda" and the international bow of Tod Williams' "The Door in the Floor," and bulwarked by potent lines of new directors and Spanish-lingo…
As late as the early '80s, Galicia was regarded as Spain's lush Deep North. Tucked in Spain's westernmost corner on a cleft Atlantic seaboard, it was famed for its green gorse and gray granite, its…
Squeezed by regulation, mauled by multichannel competition, lambasted for trash TV, who would want to be a broadcaster these days in Europe? Well, Spain's free-to-air terrestrial webs, Telecinco and…
In 2003, Pedro Perez, prexy of producers association Fapae, began giving members of Spain's establishment a crash course in the strategic importance of film and TV, which they hadn't always…