BARCELONA — Featuring a scaled-up presence of giant Spanish telco Telefonica, a second edition of its mini-mart Sitges Pitchbox and its traditional welter of genre, thriller and fantasy fair, the…
Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival
SITGES– Thriller "The Invitation" took best picture at the 48th Sitges Film Festival on Saturday. Helmed by Karyn Kusama, "Invitation" explores the near sub-genre consisting of a friends' party that…
SITGES– Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier’s L.A.-based Highland Film Group (HFG) has picked up international rights to "Kidnapped," Spanish helmer-producer Mar Targarona’s new feature as helmer…
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The lesser known but no less interesting Euro side of "The French Connection" story finally gets its due in Cedric Jimenez's "The Connection" (aka "La French"), a meaty, export-ready true-crime saga.
Seven Spanish films debut in major sections across the 46th Sitges Fantastic Fest, Europe's biggest fantasy and genre event, and all but one are in English.
IFC has bought North American rights to Joe Begos’ “Almost Human” following its world premiere in the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto Film Festival. The film, written and directed by Begos…
Toronto Intl. Film Festival Sept. 5-15 Canada The biggest festival in North America screens more than 250 films and Hollywood sees Toronto as a starting point for the awards season race. The lineup…
Eugenio Mira's "Grand Piano," a piano concert-set psychological thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack, will open the 46th Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest…
Cinedigm and Voltage Pictures are partnering on a three-year, five-picture output deal with newly minted genre label Rapid Eye Film.
Sundance Institute and Mahindra Group have tapped a quartet of features for their Global Filmmaking Awards -- Sarthak Dasgupta's "The Music Teacher," Jonas Capignano's "A Chjana," Aly Muritiba's "The…
Sprocket opera's lineup reflects social upheaval in Iberian peninsula