French distributor Ocean Film and Enrique Gonzalez Macho's Alta Films, Spain's biggest arthouse distrib, have picked up rights to Andreas Dresen's "Summer in Berlin" (Sommer vorm Balkon), currently…
Private investment fund Filmanova Invest will sink E12 million ($14.8 million) into three pics: Alejandro Chomski's Eva Green starrer "In the Country of the Last Things," Daniel Schmid's "Portovero"…
In early San Sebastian business, German sales agent Media Luna has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to Asier Altuna and Telmo Esnal's Basque social comedy "Aupa Etxebeste!" (Go Etxebeste!).
Basque-based producers Ibarretxe & Co. and KV Entertainment have teamed to produce "Los cronocrimenes" (Time Crimes), the feature debut of helmer Nacho Vigalondo.
An often-repeated Madrid scene. Waving a file marked "TV contracts," a Spanish producer marches into a bank. He asks for a bridging loan for his movie; the banker asks if he's got a big house. It's…
Spanish sales consortium Grupo Pi will handle international sales on "15 Days With You," one of the most admired Spanish films of the year.
The death of helmer Robert Wise cast a large shadow over the 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival, which kicked off Thursday, as a retro of his work is one of the jewels in the fest's sidebar this year.
Spanish telco Telefonica will float 20%-30% of Endemol on the Amsterdam stock exchange this year or early in 2006, widely seen as the first step in long-term plans to sell off the reality TV giant .
Praised by the San Sebastian Festival for taking on "high-risk films that don't use Hollywood's marked cards," thesps Ben Gazzara and Willem Dafoe will receive this year's career achievement Donostia…
Anjelica Huston will chair the official jury of the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which will close with Roger Donaldson's "The World's Fastest Indian." Pic toplines Anthony Hopkins as world…
Soccer and showbiz collided on the green carpet Aug. 26 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium for the world preem of docu "Real: The Movie," about Real Madrid, the second richest soccer club in the world.