This year's San Sebastian Film Festival, the largest in the Spanish-speaking world, was one of contrasts.
Maria Alvarez Rilla
Well-known film exec Margaret Nicoll has teamed with producer Leslie Calvo and marketing specialist Jorge Lopez to launch Spain-based Internet brand Admits 6 Billion.
"Aaugh!" Nikolai, el mafioso ruso interpretado por Viggo Mortensen clava un cuchillo en el ojo del matón checheno en una escena de "Promesas del Este", de David Cronenberg, provocando en el público…
As Nikolai, the Russian mafioso played by Viggo Mortensen in David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises," plunged a knife into the eye of a Chechen mobster, the audience at its San Sebastian press…
Galician actor Luis Tosar ("Miami Vice") sits on a granite staircase gazing at his spectator shoes. "La Rusa," a faux blonde prostitute (Nora Tschirner), shivers beside him, under the moonlight.
Zombie cowboys and opera divas, post-apocalyptic air pirates and Nobel prizes -- all animate Galicia's toon rave this year.
Four Galician debutants and a second-time risk-taker.
Animated "Pocoyo" is a big hit in Spain, boasting 3 million content downloads, mobisodes and a TV series.
Antonio Banderas' production shingle Green Moon Producciones is in talks with Spanish animation studios Kandor Graphics to form a longterm production alliance.
Licensed by Richard S. Guardian's L.A.-based sales company Lightning Ent., Spanish helmer Elio Quiroga's "La Hora fria" (The Dark Hour) has alighted in a bevy of major territories, closing Germany…
Imagine Switzerland-by-the-Sea, add cider, a hale-and-hearty townfolk, drizzle, green valleys and dainty whitewalled farmsteads, and you have some idea of Asturias, a mountain-backed strip on Spain's…