Paramount Classics has acquired distribution rights from Filmax Intl. to Brad Anderson's suspenser "The Machinist," starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" is the subject of an offscreen mano-a-mano between producer Miramax and Spanish distribber Manga.
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable and Catalan pubcaster the Catalan Radio and Television Corp. (CCRTV), have created a 40 million euro ($50.7 million) fund aimed at co-producing Catalan film and TV.
For the fourth time in the last five years, U.S. movies' market share in Spain for 2003 was significantly down from American movies' glory-days results in the mid to late '90s.
Geraldine Chaplin will receive a lifetime achievement award at the seventh Malaga Spanish Film Festival, based on her contribution to world cinema and Spanish films.
Berlin Silver Bear winner Daniel Burman ("Lost Embrace") is prepping a "Gangs of Buenos Aires." The 1920s-set, "Raquel Liberman -- A Polish Grandmother" plumbs the makings of modern Argentina.
Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education" will open the 57th Cannes Film Festival, organizers announced Friday. In a statement, the acclaimed Spanish helmer said he felt an "adolescent joy" at opening the…
Brothers Ferran Viladevall and Carlos Viladevall Passola are launching the Film Machine as an indie genre pic production label. Ferran Viladevall said the company is working on a first project, an…
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable looks to be making the numbers after pulling through the most complicated merger in Spanish TV history.
Columbia TriStar Films Spain has inked to handle theatrical and DVD/video distribution for Spain on five productions from Kanzaman, one of Spain's busiest international producers,