U.K regional film agency Screen South has brought a troupe of eight upcoming producers to the San Sebastian Film Festival for industry presentations and pitching sessions.
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"Pomegranates and Myrrh," "Chou Sar?" and "Le Temps des camarades" all won major plaudits at the Cinema in Motion showcase on Monday.
Ghislain Barrois has been tapped as CEO of Telecinco Cinema, the film production arm of Spanish broadcaster Telecinco.
The E.U. and Latin America's Mercosur have inked a three-year Co-operation Convention, dubbed Mercosur Audiovisual, to strengthen film-making and aid access to homegrown films in Mercosur countries.
"Paraguayan Hammock," the first 35mm all-Paraguay feature since the '70s, has won the 6th Luis Bunuel Award. Runners up were Guillermo del Toro's "Pan's Labyrinth" and Lucia Puenzo's "XXY."
Gabriel Rojas' "Karen Cries in a Bus," and Maria Zamora's genre-grafting love triangle tale, "Bunker," figure among projects at the San Sebastian's Colombia-Spain Co-Production Meeting.
Escandalo, one of Barcelona's fastest-growing production shingles, is prepping two ground-breaking features: Kike Maillo's "Eva" and Marcal Fores' "Animals."
Teutonic film orgs are rolling into San Sebastian on Saturday to talk up the jewel in their film financing crown, the Euros60 million ($85.1 million) German Federal Film Board (DFFF) fund.
In early trading at San Sebastian fest, Wanda Vision has taken all rights to Spain on Michael Winterbottom's "Genova."
The San Sebastian Festival, the biggest confab in the Spanish-speaking world, bowed its 56th edition Thursday morning blessed with sun, above-par star wattage, and the moviethon's gathering…