By Sept. 17, the 51st San Sebastian Film Festival already had a standout pic. That's curious: The fest hadn't even begun, the film had hardly been seen, and its producers hadn't courted press…
Industry vet Ele Juarez has created his own film production shingle, Intuition Films, and is teaming on an exclusive basis with MTV Films Europe for feature film production in Spain and Portugal.
Local vet actor Alfredo Landa stole the show at the opening ceremony of the 51st San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which kicked off Thursday.
Fernando Colomo's "Al sur de Granada" (South From Granada), Antonio Gimenez-Rico's "Hotel Danubio" (Hotel Danube) and David Trueba's "Soldados de Salamina" (Soldiers of Salamina) have been nominated…
Confirming its desire -- and ability -- to cherrypick many of the hottest local pic productions around, Sogecable distribution house Sogepaq has taken worldwide rights, including Spain, to "Ferpect…
Isabelle Huppert, Sean Penn and Robert Duvall will receive this year's career achievement Donostia Awards at the upcoming San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.
Something out of the usual has just happened in Spain. Japanese toon pic "Doraemon and the Empire of the Sun" bowed on 177 prints nationwide Aug. 29, making a tidy 10-day E503,139 ($559,043), and…
Andres Vicente Gomez's Lolafilms has inked with director-cum-thesp Santiago Segura for Segura, Spain's biggest B.O. draw, to topline in a three-movie gross-out comedy franchise initiated by "Isi Disi…
Last week, shingle producer Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000 shingle inked two deals which will be the envy of a currently cash-challenged Spanish film industry.
"Suite Havana," Cuban Fernando Perez's re-creation of daily life in the island capital, will open the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival Sept. 18.
Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's Spyglass Entertainment has closed a multiyear output deal with commercial Spanish broadcaster Telecinco.