Underscoring the growing interest in genre pics among upscale filmmakers, Spain's Morena Films is prepping two films -- "La Zona" and "Nocturna" -- which place social and political storylines within…
Spain's Intuition Films is teaming with the L.A.-based film/TV and music company the Licensing Team and post house Look! Effects Inc. to create a joint venture: Intuition Films -- the Licensing Team…
Spanish distribution vet Xavier Catafal has ankled indie distributor Manga Films to power up his Barcelona-based boutique distribution house Isaan Entertainment.
Chilecita, producer of Chilean smash hit "Sexo con amor" (Sex With Love), is ploughing into multi-pic slate production, readying two productions for 2005.
The Sundance Channel has acquired TV and DVD rights to "Soy Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth" ("I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth"), a documentary on Russian director Mikhail Kalatasov's 1963 film, "I Am…
France's MK2 has purchased all French rights to "Crossing the Bridge -- The Sound of Istanbul," a doc from last year's Berlin Golden Bear and European Film Award winner Fatih Akin ("Head-On").
Real Madrid, the richest soccer club in the world after Manchester United, is entering the pic business with "Real, the Movie," which will mix fictionalized drama and docu footage.
Spanish sales consortium Latido Films has added toon pic "De Profundis -- The Sound of the Sea" to its Cannes slate. The film is the first from Continental Animacion, the new toon division of…
The 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival will honor Robert Wise with a major retrospective of his work. Continuing its tradition of reviving the lesser-known films of a major classic director and a…
When Filmax chairman Julio Fernandez announced an English-lingo scarefare label in 2000 other Spanish producers thought he was either overly ambitious or mad.