The Spanish know how to throw a fiesta. Filmax Entertainment underscored the point at its now traditional Cannes first-Saturday soiree held this year at the Villa Toscana, where it celebrated the…
Two of Europe's biggest film companies, France's EuropaCorp and Italy's RAI Cinema, have inked a three-year production-distribution pact.
Spanish helmer Carlos Saura ("Cria Cuervos," "Carmen") will direct the tentatively titled "El septimo dia" (The Seventh Day) for Spanish prodco Lolafilms.
Kevin Williams Associates has licensed Argentine-Spanish film "Un dia de suerte" (A Lucky Day) to the U.K.'s Feature Film Company for a theatrical release.
Morena has launched a low-budget Happy Hour label for teen/twentysomething testosterone comedies.
Margaret Nicoll's Madrid-based production and financing company New Zeal will be handling international co-production on Elio Quiroga's chiller "NO-DO."
L.A.-based Senator Intl. and Paul Brooks' production-financing company Gold Circle Films have inked a four-pic co-financing deal.
Argentine thesp Leonardo Sbaraglia and Spanish actors Unax Ugalde and Silvia Abascal have boarded "Oxigeno" (Oxygen) a Euro6.6 million ($7.3 million) U-boat drama directed by Alvaro Fernandez Armero…
Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000 is prepping a "24 Hour Party People"-style pic on Spain's late '70s/early '80s Madrid punk movement, the so-called Movida, which was immortalized in the early pics…
Rolling off four prizes --including film, and critics choice -- at last month's Conac Police Film Festival, Enrique Urbizu's Andalusia-set thriller "Caja 507" (Box 507) was sold for French-speaking…
Barcelona-based producer-distributor Filmax has signed up some of Spain's leading young film directors, such as Alex de la Iglesia ("800 Bullets," "Perdita Durango") and Mateo Gil ("Nadie conoce a…