Notro Films, one of Spain's top boutique film distribution houses, has been bought by burgeoning Spanish film and TV player Avanzit.
The Weinstein Co. and Constantini Films' Latin American Fund has closed a distribution deal for Argentina on Stephen Frears' Oscar-nommed "The Queen."
Spain's Voz Audiovisual and Ensueno Films have teamed to produce World War II espionage thriller "Garbo," with Antonio Hernandez attached to direct.
Gone are the days when Spain was virtually guaranteed a Competition slot at Berlin. The country has only four pics in major sections. Panorama features Antonio Banderas' second directorial outing…
Barcelona's Zip Films has boarded romantic drama "The Anarchist's Wife," a co-production with Munich's Partizan and Paris-based Cargo.
Economist and academic Antoni Llado has been named director of the Catalan Institute of Cultural Industries, one of the most powerful state posts in Spain's film industry. Org is the country's second…
Guido Rud's Buenos Aires-based sales company FilmSharks Intl. is showing its teeth, gobbling intl. distribution rights on Turkish psychothriller "Shattered Soul" and Conrad Clark's "Soul Carriage,"…
Alicia Borrachero has been cast as Prunaprismia, the wife of General Miraz, Narnia's evil king in Andrew Adamson's "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian."
Spain is finally offering cash incentives for big international shoots. And the amounts in question are not just chicken feed. Launched Jan. 22 by the government of Valencia, they offer up to e5.4…
Variety looks at 10 helmers who are gaining attention and could make a mark internationally in 2007. Leonardo Di Cesare, Jorge Gaggero, Ana Katz, Santiago Loza, Diego Rafecas, Ariel Rotter, Damian…
Euromed, the European Union-backed film and TV support initiative targeting 10 Mediterranean countries, will host its first regional conference during the upcoming Berlin Film Festival.