The bitter battle between Europe's studios to lure big U.S. shoots has claimed a large scalp: Spain's $380 million Ciudad de la Luz.
Romanian-born cinematographer Mihai Malaimare, Jr. used digital formats to shoot "Youth Without Youth," "Tetro," and "Twixt Now and Sunrise" for Francis Ford Coppola.
BRUSSELS The Spanish film studio that hosted Bruce Willis-starrer "The Cold Light of Day," among other pics, will be forced to pay back €265 million ($345 million) in public subsidy after a European…
CAA has signed "Taken" helmer Pierre Morel and "Tetro" star Alden Ehrenreich.
In 2005, the Ciudad de la Luz opened -- the studio complex, overlooking the Mediterranean near eastern Spain's Alicante region, was described as the most advanced in Europe.
One hopes "Twixt" doesn't prove to be Francis Ford Coppola's swan song -- though if it does, this disarmingly cheeky, intermittently gorgeous trifle would create the perfect bookend to a career begun…
U.K. indie distrib Soda Pictures has set up a £2 million ($3 million) distribution fund, dubbed the Soda Film Fund, to acquire bigger films and boost its release campaigns.
Ibon Cormenzana's Arcadia Motion Pictures will produce "Blackthorn," a reprise of the Butch Cassidy legend, directed by Mateo Gil.
The Turin Film Festival will be feting American Zoetrope during its upcoming edition.
Francis Ford Coppola's "Tetro" is a work of modest ambition and appeal.