The Sundance Channel has acquired TV and DVD rights to "Soy Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth" ("I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth"), a documentary on Russian director Mikhail Kalatasov's 1963 film, "I Am…
France's MK2 has purchased all French rights to "Crossing the Bridge -- The Sound of Istanbul," a doc from last year's Berlin Golden Bear and European Film Award winner Fatih Akin ("Head-On").
Real Madrid, the richest soccer club in the world after Manchester United, is entering the pic business with "Real, the Movie," which will mix fictionalized drama and docu footage.
Spanish sales consortium Latido Films has added toon pic "De Profundis -- The Sound of the Sea" to its Cannes slate. The film is the first from Continental Animacion, the new toon division of…
The 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival will honor Robert Wise with a major retrospective of his work. Continuing its tradition of reviving the lesser-known films of a major classic director and a…
When Filmax chairman Julio Fernandez announced an English-lingo scarefare label in 2000 other Spanish producers thought he was either overly ambitious or mad.
Vet Spanish TV buyer Pello Sarasola has replaced Fernando Jerez as director of programming, broadcasts and production at broadcaster Antena 3, Spain's most avid movie-buying web.
Spanish sales consortium Grupo Pi will handle international sales on "El habitante incierto" (The Uncertain Guest), the feature debut of short filmmaker Guillem Morales.
Helmer Pedro Almodovar's next film will be "Volver" (literally, "Return"), toplining Penelope Cruz and Carmen Maura.
Industryites in Spain and France on Monday urged their governments to block state film subsidies to U.S. majors filming in their countries. Spain's powerful Fapae producers lobby wants to end…
Bereft of tax breaks, shorn of succulent subsidies, Spanish filmmakers are turning to one dazzling competitive advantage: Spain's intoxicating, shadowed past. They're doing so, moreover, with new…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions