The 69th Mifed Milan film market is resurrecting its pre-mart cinema screenings. Officially dubbed the Milan Downtown screenings, they will run Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Mifed takes place Nov. 3-7.
Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films is prepping three projects with Spanish director Benito Zambrano, who bowed with "Solas."
Kevin Williams Associates has sold Argentine pic "A Lucky Day" (Un dia de suerte) to the U.K.'s BBC, broadcaster VPRO in Holland, Finland's WLE and theatrical distribber Nirvana in Spain.
Initiating its sales campaign with Marco Bellocchio's competition player "The Religion Hour (My Mother's Smile)," RAI Trade has sold the drama to Ocean Films in France.
Journalist Carlos Hugo Aztarain discovered God as Zinedine Zidane scored the winning goal (and a goal of genius) for Real Madrid on Wednesday night's European Champions League soccer final -- the…
Spain's buying bonanza may be over. Since 1998, powered by new digital pay TV operators, Spanish indie distribution took up part of the buying slack from Asia, then Germany. No more, it seems.
Rai Cinema and Filmalbatros, the production joint venture of Marco Bellocchio and Sergio Pelone, are prepping Bellocchio's next pic after Cannes competition player "The Religion Hour (My Mother's…
Margaret Nicoll's production and financing company New Zeal (NZ) will be handling international co-production and sales on "In the City" (En la ciudad), Cesc Gay's follow-up to the well-received…
Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable may have won an early victory for the merger of its pay TV ops with those of Spanish telco giant Telefonica.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television will receive a special tribute at the 47th Valladolid Intl. Film Festival (Oct. 25-Nov. 2) with a retrospective screening student works.
Top Spanish production house Lolafilms is back to buying foreign pics for Spain.