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Hugh Jackman to Get San Sebastian Fest Lifetime Honor

He will receive the Basque festival's Donostia Award next month before getting honored at the Zurich Film Fest.

Spain’s Gijon Fest to Put Spotlight on South Korean Director Hong Sang-soo

The event will screen eight of his films, including 2012 Cannes competition title "Hahaha," followed by Q&As with the filmmaker.

Jean-Pierre Jeunet Film to Close San Sebastian Fest

The world premiere of "The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet" from the celebrated director of "Delicatessen" and "Amelie" will wrap up the Spanish fest on September 28.

Atom Egoyan’s ‘Devil’s Knot’ Added to San Sebastian Lineup

The film with Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon about the West Memphis Three murders joins the official selection of the Spanish festival.

3D Animation ‘Foosball’ to Open San Sebastian Film Festival

Oscar-winning director Juan José Campanella's hit feature, which broke the opening weekend box office record in Argentina, will kick off the Basque city fest on September 20.

Catalan Antitrust Commission Fines Regional Screenwriters’ Guild

The body fined the industry group $66,000 for publishing guidelines on payment rates for services associated with writing for the audiovisual sector.

Suspect Questioned in Connection With Cannes Film Fest Jewel Heist

A French-Algerian man caught stealing jewelry in Spain is believed to be the same figure seen in security camera footage from the $1.4 million theft that rocked the Cannes fest in May.

Spanish Media Companies Post Losses as Ad Revenue Drops Amid Weak Economy

The challenging environment in Southern Europe has been affecting media and entertainment companies in Spain, Italy and beyond.

Spanish Media Giant Prisa Struggles to Restructure $3.9 Billion in Debt?

The company has reportedly considered a U.S. bankruptcy filing and selling its Digital+ pay TV network.

San Sebastian Film Festival Boosts Local Economy by $24 Million, Study Says

Direct festival spending and a tourism bump in late September help the Spanish city and its surrounding areas.

Spanish Producers’ Federation President Steps Down

Pedro Pérez resigned after leading the Spanish Federation of Audiovisual Producers' Associations (FAPAE) for 14 years.

Spain Considers TV Tax to Help Local Film Industry

The proposed tax, of up to $13 a year per household, would go to finance features that shoot in the region.