Korea may be slashing its cinema screen quota, but South American countries are pressing ahead with one of their own.
Hernan Musaluppi's Buenos Aires-based Rizoma is teaming with Fernando Epstein's Control-Z to produce the next film by Uruguay's Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll, partners in Control-Z, based in…
Trust the Palestinians and Israelis to get into a rumble. A Berlinale confab Wednesday aimed at launching Greenhouse, a E.U.-funded Mediterranean Film Centre, became heated as accusations flew.
Brazil's Conspiracao is ramping up a slate which includes pics by Andrucha Waddington, whose "House of Sand" plays in Panorama, and Breno Silveira, whose deb biopic "Dos filhos de Francisco" broke…
Argentine Tristan Bauer's Falkland War drama, "Iluminados por el fuego" (Blessed By Fire), closed at Berlin with Victory for Benelux and California Filmes for Brazil.
Spanish thesp Maria Valverde, who played the teen temptress in the Sony-backed Italian hit "Melissa P.," will take the femme lede in "The Sandman," a psychiatric-ward-set romancer from first-time…
Swel and Imad Noury, the twentysomething Moroccan-Spanish directors of Panorama pic "Heaven's Doors" are prepping a new pic, "Los Comanches," about Madrid's Colombian mafia.
Spain's growing, if select, ranks of young indie pic producers have a new member: Juan Morali, the former director of marketing and communications at Spanish distribution house On Pictures, owned by…
In its first major deal of the market, Spanish sales company Sogepaq has licensed all Italian rights on old-age romantic comedy "Elsa & Fred" to quality arthouse distribber Lady Film.
The model-turned-actress who was in "Love Actually," Sienna Guillory, is in advanced talks to topline Antonio Cuadri's "The Heart of the Earth," the latest addition to Spain's growing stable of…
Kim Ki-duk's minimalist love tale "The Bow," Werner Herzog's deep-space mockumentary "The Wild Blue Yonder" and Stuart Gordon's David Mamet adaptation "Edmond" will compete at the 21st Mar del Plata…