Bookended by Costa-Gavras' "The Ax" and Christian Carion's "Merry Christmas," the Valladolid Film Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, Oct. 21-29, under new director Juan Carlos Frugone.
With just three days left before submissions close Monday, Italy, Spain, Austria, Poland, Mongolia and Singapore have unveiled their choices for foreign-language Oscar contention.
Montxo Armendariz's elegiac rural drama "Obaba" has been chosen as Spain's foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Spanish distribution house Sogepaq has acquired Spanish and international distribution rights to Isidro Ortiz's sci-fi thriller "Somne" (Somniac), starring Goya Toledo ("Amores perros").
As the San Sebastian Film Festival wrapped last week, the 53rd edition seemed like one of the calmest in recent years. No film set the competition alight: critical reaction to many indeed was all…
Eleven Asian distribution houses will be hanging out at the Sitges Film Fest sales office, Oct.12-14.
In a surprise turn, Czech Bohdan Slama's "Something Like Happiness," an ensemble working class drama, emerged as the big winner at the 53rd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, taking its Golden Shell…
Sales on competish pics at the 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival, which closes Saturday, were down on last year, but accreditation at the fest's Sales Office was up, reaching 1,200.
One of Spain's best-known art pic distributors, Pamplona-based distrib-exhib Golem, has re-entered Spanish production, upped the number of pics it buys and taken over management of Alphaville…
Madrid-based distrib Vertigo Films has acquired all Spanish rights to Michael Winterbottom's Toronto and San Sebastian player "A Cock & Bull Story."
Eleven Asian distribution houses will be hanging out at the Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia Sales Office, Oct.12-14. One of Europe's biggest fantasy, genre and sci-fi fests, Sitges will offer…