Madrid Region Booms as an International Production Hub

Madrid is booming as never before in its 125-year film history; arguably, no other European site is currently transforming so quickly into a global production hub. A 20-minute drive north of the ...

About Premium Content Expands Scope, Rebrands as Apc Studios (Exclusive)

As it celebrates its fifth anniversary, the rising Paris-based TV production and distribution company About Premium Content is rebranding as Apc Studios to reflect the expanded scope of its ...

Spain’s Good Mood Teams with Ecam Film School

Barcelona – Spanish production company Good Mood has initiated a co-operation agreement with Madrid’s Ecam Film School aimed at creating professional internships for university alumni. Madrid-based ...

Miami Film Festival to Open With ‘This Changes Everything’

Miami Film Festival to Open With ‘This Changes Everything’ The Miami Film Festival has set “This Changes Everything,” the documentary about gender inequity in the film and TV industry, to open its 36th edition on March 1. The documentary features women ...

Movistar Plus’ ‘Gigantes’ Gets Giant Rollout at Mipcom

“Ah, my hungry dogs, after my bones,” grizzled family patriarch Abraham Guerrero, who controls Spain’s cocaine trade, greets his second son, Tomás, in the first episode of “Gigantes.” But this dog has ...

Top Spanish Series at Mipcom

Top Spanish Series at Mipcom The Accident (Mediaset-Globomedia) Starring Inma Cuesta (“Julieta”), a thriller about a wife discovering the truth about her husband. Sales Agent: Eccho Rights Arde Madrid (Movistar Plus, Andy ...

Globalization Boosts Spanish TV Series Sales

Globalization Boosts Spanish TV Series Sales There has been an exponential hike in international sales for non-English-language drama series as the TV business has become increasingly global. Spain’s no exception. Traditionally, international ...

San Sebastian Festival 2018: Deals, Co-pros, Female Directors, TV, Mulling the Digital Future

San Sebastian — San Sebastian, the highest-profile festival and biggest movie event in the Spanish-speaking world, wraps Saturday after nine days of sun, some festival hits, deals and intense business ...

San Sebastian Debates New TV Landscape

San Sebastian — In 2014, launching in France and Germany, Netflix hesitated about entering Spain, reportedly because of prevalent piracy. Four years later, the U.S. streaming giant has chosen Madrid ...

‘Gigantes’ Looks to Up the Ante for Originals

“Stay in the van. I’ll handle this,” grizzled family patriarch Abraham Guerrero instructs his two young sons at the beginning of “Gigantes,” Movistar Plus’ latest original series. His eldest son, ...

San Sebastian Festival 2018 reveals Spanish film, TV line-up

San Sebastian Festival 2018 reveals Spanish film, TV line-up Icíar Bollaín, Isaki Lacuesta and Carlos Vermut to return. The Spanish films that will be showcased at the 2018 San Sebastian Festival (21-29 September) have been revealed. The competition titles ...

Iciar Bollain, Isaki Lacuesta, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Carlos Vermut Join San Sebastian Competition

Iciar Bollain, Isaki Lacuesta, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Carlos Vermut Join San Sebastian Competition Madrid — New movies from recent San Sebastian Golden Shell winners – Carlos Vermut’s “Quién te cantará” and Isaki Lacuesta’s “Entre dos aguas” – will screen in main competition this year along with ...

High-Profile Film Shoots Give Madrid a Big Boost on International Stage

High-Profile Film Shoots Give Madrid a Big Boost on International Stage The James Cameron-produced “Terminator” reboot, Asghar Farhadi’s Cannes opener “Everybody Knows” and Netflix phenomenon “La Casa de Papel” share a common shoot locale: Madrid. Spain’s main film and ...

Mip: Spanish Scripted Drama Meets Challenge of New Marketplace Landscape

Spanish drama production has evolved quickly in the past few years, while the proliferation of Svod platforms is revolutionizing the sector. Ott distribution has helped push some Spanish series onto ...

‘Pagan Peak,’ ‘Giants,’ ‘Cleaning Up’ Set for MipDrama Buyers’ Summit

Sky Germany’s “Pagan Peak,” Movistar +’s “Giants” and ITV’s “Cleaning Up” will be sneak-peaked at the inaugural MipDrama Buyers’ Summit, a series-in-production showcase which also highlights Russia’s ...

Rob Zombie’s 31, Black Christmas (1974) & More Movies Coming to Shudder in December

Gather your fright-loving family members, fill your cup to the brim with egg nog, and find a comfy spot around the TV (or computer) screen, because enough horror movies to fill Santa's sleigh are ...

Exclusive: Oscar Isaac Drops Pablo Escobar Biopic

In recent years they have been trying to attempt to bring Pablo Escobar to the big screen, Antoine Fuqua, Joe Carnahan have all tried to tell the story of the wealthy Colombian drug lord and elusive ...

Relativity Producing Pablo Escobar Story 'Silver or Lead' with Spanish Director Enrique Urbizu

Relativity Media has taken rights to a script about the manhunt for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, called "Silver or Lead." The original draft is from Michael Kane, while Piers Ashworth's screenplay ...

Enrique Urbizu To Helm "Silver or Lead"

Relativity Media has acquired Piers Ashworth's script for "Silver or Lead" which deals with the manhunt for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. Enrique Urbizu ("No Rest for the Wicked") will helm the ...

Relativity Media Nabs Rights To Silver Or Lead

Relativity Media now has the rights to the script “Silver or Lead,” which tells the story about the manhunt for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar. Relativity Media will produce the film about the ...

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