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.
Sogecable distribution house Sogepaq will handle international rights on Spanish independent production company Telespan 2000 pics "Torremolinos 73" and "Dias de futbol" (Football Days).
Santiago Loza's "Extrano" (Strange), Damian Szifron's "El fondo de mar" (The Bottom of the Sea) and Jose Henrique Fonseca's "O Homem do Ano" (Man of the Year) figure in the 51st San Sebastian's new…