German emigre Ernst Lubitsch and the issue of emigration in general will be the subjects of retrospectives at the 54th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 21-30.
Helmer Michael Radford ("The Merchant of Venice") is attached to direct "La mula" (The Mule), a dramedy set during the last months of the Spanish Civil War.
Having made just one fiction feature since 1998 -- "The Shanghai Spell" in 2002 -- Spanish director Fernando Trueba ("Belle Epoque") could end up directing four features and a documentary in five…
In the biggest faceoff in recent years between Hollywood and Spanish institutions, Spain's antitrust authorities have slammed a E12 million ($15.3 million) fine on the branches of Hollywood's major…
The African Cinema Festival of Tarifa has added another strand to Cinema in Motion, a Maghreb pic co-prod and distribution forum, organizing a showcase of films from participating directors.
Barcelona-based Drimtim has initiated principal photography on its fifth English-lingo made-for, "Clean Break," toplining Tara Reid ("Incubus," "American Pie"), Colm Meaney ("Layer Cake," "Star…
Latido will be handling international sales on "Buena Vida" (Mirrors), the next film from Chilean Andres Wood, director of breakout hit "Machuca." Also new on Latido's slate for Cannes is Roberto…
Top Spanish production house Sogecine has boarded choral comedy "La luna en botella" (Moon in a Bottle), which is also produced by Spain's Ikiru Films and Chris Curling's London-based Zephyr Films…
Galicia-based animation studio Dygra Films has launched an inhouse international sales arm, headed by Tania Pinto Da Cunha. It will focus on Dygra productions to begin with, handling CGI toon pic…
Brad Anderson will direct "Trans-Siberian" for Filmax, the Barcelona-based minimajor announced Tuesday. Set on the legendary express train as it travels from China to Moscow, the dark thriller is…
On April 11, new broadcaster Cuatro threw a "House" party, a frosh season finale featuring viewers' two favorite segs -- the pilot "Paternity" and "Three Stories."