After months of low-profile preparation, the first projects at Warner Produccion Espana, Warner Bros.' local pic production arm in Spain, are now becoming clearer.
One of Spain's most experienced distrib execs, Adolfo Blanco, has created his own film distribution company, ABL Augusta.
In a deal that reflects the growing U.S. DVD-homevideo demand for Spanish-lingo titles, speciality distrib TLA releasing has closed North American home entertainment rights on the Sogepaq-sold…
Rolling off an Academy Award nomination, Spanish sales company Art Mood is licensing Carlos Bosch and Josep M. Domenech's docu "Balseros" to pan-Euro pubcaster Arte.
In a second-day American Film Market deal, U.S. specialty distributor TLA Releasing has taken North American theatrical and DVD/video rights to Spaniard Miguel Albaladejo's "Cachorro" (Bear Cub)…
France's StudioCanal has licensed Emir Kusturica's "Life Is a Miracle" to Spain's Alta Films.
Paramount Classics has acquired distribution rights from Filmax Intl. to Brad Anderson's suspenser "The Machinist," starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" is the subject of an offscreen mano-a-mano between producer Miramax and Spanish distribber Manga.
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable and Catalan pubcaster the Catalan Radio and Television Corp. (CCRTV), have created a 40 million euro ($50.7 million) fund aimed at co-producing Catalan film and TV.
For the fourth time in the last five years, U.S. movies' market share in Spain for 2003 was significantly down from American movies' glory-days results in the mid to late '90s.
Geraldine Chaplin will receive a lifetime achievement award at the seventh Malaga Spanish Film Festival, based on her contribution to world cinema and Spanish films.