Spanish Cinema Loses Spectators
Spanish cinema has lost more than 3 million viewers, representing a loss of more than 12 million euros. Most of this decrease corresponded to commercial Americal films, although Spanish-language films also lost 860,000 spectators. However, the main box-office hits are still American: Meet the Fockers, Alexander the Great and Million Dollar Baby. El Penalty más largo del mundo is the only...
Galician Audiovisual Industry Data
The data presented by ODA (Audiovisual Observatory) shows that Galicia´s audiovisual companies are becoming consolidated despite the reduction in films. The report on 2001-2002 reveals a reduction of 4.5 million euros in Galician productions compared to 1999-2000. However, the audiovisual sector´s companies are above average as regards Information Society indicators.  ...
Galician Short Films to Celbrate Day of Galician Letters
The Calician Centre of Image Arts will celebrate the Day of Galician Letters with a series of short films by Galician directors, actors and producers. The five-film programme, featuring the prize-winning Minotauromaquia. Pablo en el laberinto by Juan Pablo Etcheverre, will be repeated on Thursday, May 13th, and Friday, May 14th.
After last year's success, Curtocircuito 2005 returns to Compostela on October 18-22, 2005. The short films will be screened in the city screens on Thursdays during July, August and September, featuring fiction, animation and video-creation categories. The festival will be organised by Santiago de Compostela Film Commission, under the tutelage of Santiago City Council and Incolsa-Turismo de...
Flock to Cross Plaza de la Quintana
The Barcelona company Centro Promotor de la Imagen will shoot a black comedy on the Prestige catastrophe during June and July in Malpica. However, prior to this it has commissioned the Galician production company Vaca Films to film some scenes of a flock of sheep crossing Plaza de la Quintana on Monday, April 18th.
'El año de la garrapata' Wins Mestre Mateo Prize
The gala was hosted by Moncho Borrajo, along with other actors such as Monti Castiñeiras, Sonia López and María Castro.  The film that won the most prizes was 'El año de la garrapata', including best feature film, best director (Jorge Coira) and best actor (Javier Viega). The prize for best actress went to Marta Etura for her role in 'La vida que te espera'. Other prizes went to the...
Tui Documentary Festival Prizes
Tui´s Teatro del Área Panorámica will be the scene on March 13th of the documentary festival prize-giving ceremony.  'Se acerca la hora' (Lithuania), 'Casting' (Serbia) and 'Tierra caliente' (Mexico), are documentary feature films in competition. In the field of short films, participants include 'Cafe con leche' (Cuba), Days Under (Holland) and 'Kung-fu 2003...