The Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, one of Europe's top horror/fantasy meets, has moved its dates from last year's early December back to its traditional mid October slot.
A huddle of heavyweight honchos, repping some of Europe's largest telco, ISP and content companies, will attend Tuesday's first pan-Euro summit on the online delivery of European movies.
Spanish producer Andres Vicente Gomez was re-elected as president of worldwide producers body, the Intl. Federation of Film Producers Assn. (FIAPF), at the org's general assembly Saturday.
There's a new Spanish Armada. Producers from Spain are looking in unprecedented numbers to the U.K. for co-prod and tax coin. Unlike the Armada, they're being received with open arms.
Brian Blessed, Bernard Hill, Rhys Ifans and Miranda Richardson are voicing the English-lingo of "Midsummer Dream," the second animation pic from Spanish toon animation house Dygra Films.
Of Europe's Big Five countries, the supposedly inward-looking U.K. is the biggest co-producer. Bar Latin American auteur pic financing, Spain is hardly famed for co-production ardor. But in Cannes…
"You!" shouts the baseball coach. A 7-year-old Spanish boy in baseball cap and shirt drags his heavy, bronzed bat towards the mark. "Not again, I can't do it, and he's not there," the mite mumbles…
Alatriste Producer: Estudios Picasso/Origen/Universal Studios Networks EspanaA $28 million adventure pic with Viggo Mortensen playing 16th-century mercenary Alatriste. Potential home turf tentpole…
Spain continues to punch far above its weight as a movie market, but it's a Euro middleweight in production terms.
Over the last two years, Spain's film export biz tells a modest success story. First, the good news. More films are selling, because Spain has more sales agents.
Spain's burgeoning line of historical event pics ("Alatriste," "Tirante El Blanco," Teresa") has a new addition: "Cervantes." An adventure/romantic comedy, pic imagines a life-long love affair…