Spanish mini-studio Filmax has attached Alejandro Toledo to helm the medieval epic "Capitan Trueno," one of the big Spanish productions being prepped for 2005.
Euro distribution consortium Indie Circle has acquired all rights to Pedro Almodovar's 1990 kidnap drama "Atame" (Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down) from Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's El Deseo production…
Antonio Banderas will receive this year's Gold Medal from the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences "in recognition of his work propagating Spanish culture during a fruitful…
Underscoring its commitment to distribute films from any part of the world, German sales company Bavaria Film International has has added Cannes Directors Fortnight player "Maarek Hob" (In the…
French sales company Flach Pyramide Intl. has taken international rights outside Spain and the U.K. to Benito Zambrano's Cuban music scene pic "Habana Blues," follow-up to his acclaimed feature…
The 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival will honor helmer Anthony Mann with a major retrospective of his films. While Mann is best known for his Westerns -- "Winchester '73," "The Tin Star" -- the…
The 52nd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival will honour helmer Anthony Mann with a major retrospective of his films.
French sales company Flach Pyramide International has taken international sales rights outside Spain and the U.K. to Cuban music scene set "Habana Blues," Benito Zambrano's long-awaited follow-up to…
Paramount Home Entertainment Spain had inked to handle DVD/VHS rights in Spain on three films from Producciones Goya.
Sales house Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to "Hay motivo" (There's Good Cause), a composite agitprop pic made by 33 helmers that criticized contempo Spain under Jose…
French sales and financing company Wild Bunch has taken worldwide rights outside Spain on "Cargo," a thriller written by longtime Ken Loach scribe Paul Laverty.