One of Spain's best-known art pic distributors, Pamplona-based distrib-exhib Golem, has re-entered Spanish production, upped the number of pics it buys and taken over management of Alphaville…
Madrid-based distrib Vertigo Films has acquired all Spanish rights to Michael Winterbottom's Toronto and San Sebastian player "A Cock & Bull Story."
Eleven Asian distribution houses will be hanging out at the Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia Sales Office, Oct.12-14. One of Europe's biggest fantasy, genre and sci-fi fests, Sitges will offer…
French distributor Ocean Film and Enrique Gonzalez Macho's Alta Films, Spain's biggest arthouse distrib, have picked up rights to Andreas Dresen's "Summer in Berlin" (Sommer vorm Balkon), currently…
Private investment fund Filmanova Invest will sink E12 million ($14.8 million) into three pics: Alejandro Chomski's Eva Green starrer "In the Country of the Last Things," Daniel Schmid's "Portovero"…
In early San Sebastian business, German sales agent Media Luna has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to Asier Altuna and Telmo Esnal's Basque social comedy "Aupa Etxebeste!" (Go Etxebeste!).
Basque-based producers Ibarretxe & Co. and KV Entertainment have teamed to produce "Los cronocrimenes" (Time Crimes), the feature debut of helmer Nacho Vigalondo.
An often-repeated Madrid scene. Waving a file marked "TV contracts," a Spanish producer marches into a bank. He asks for a bridging loan for his movie; the banker asks if he's got a big house. It's…
Spanish sales consortium Grupo Pi will handle international sales on "15 Days With You," one of the most admired Spanish films of the year.
The death of helmer Robert Wise cast a large shadow over the 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival, which kicked off Thursday, as a retro of his work is one of the jewels in the fest's sidebar this year.
Spanish telco Telefonica will float 20%-30% of Endemol on the Amsterdam stock exchange this year or early in 2006, widely seen as the first step in long-term plans to sell off the reality TV giant .