Jim Sheridan Inks With Latido on ‘Re-creation,’ Starring Vicky Krieps (EXCLUSIVE) 

Jim Sheridan Inks With Latido on ‘Re-creation,’ Starring Vicky Krieps (EXCLUSIVE) 

Variety Link click here   Upscale crossover sales agent Latido Films has acquired international sales rights to “Re-creation,” directed by legendary Irish filmmaker Jim Sheridan, whose “In the Name of the Father” won a Berlin Golden Bear in 1994.  Starring Vicky Krieps, a Cannes’ Un Certain Regard winner for “Corsage,” the docu-drama is co-written and co-directed by Irish artist…

Latido Films manages Jim Sheridan’s and Julio Medem’s new films in Berlin

Latido Films manages Jim Sheridan’s and Julio Medem’s new films in Berlin

Cineuropa Link click here   The Irish filmmaker is currently shooting Re-creation, starring Vicky Krieps, and the Basque director will soon orchestrate 8, with Javier Rey and Ana Rujas. The Spanish agency Latido Films will start to manage the international (pre-)sales of Re-creation at the European Film Market  of the 74th Berlinale (15-25 February). A co-production between Ireland and Luxembourg by the companies Hell’s Kitchen and Joli…

Se inicia el rodaje de ‘Cuerpo escombro’ una comedia protagonizada por Dani Rovira, Ernesto Sevilla y El Langui

Se inicia el rodaje de ‘Cuerpo escombro’ una comedia protagonizada por Dani Rovira, Ernesto Sevilla y El Langui

Cineytele Link click here   La película producida por Morena Films cuenta con la participación de RTVE y Prime Video, y con el apoyo del ICAA. ‘Cuerpo escombro’ será distribuida en cines por Buena Vista International y las ventas internacionales correrán a cargo de Latido Films. ‘Cuerpo escombro’ es una comedia con un gran mensaje…

Spanish box office running 35% higher this year thanks to studio blockbusters and indie titles

Spanish box office running 35% higher this year thanks to studio blockbusters and indie titles

Screendaily Link click here   As the Spanish film industry comes together at Valladolid International Film Week (known locally as the Seminici), one of the big talking points will be how to make independent films stand out at the local box office.  Although Spain’s box office in the year to mid-October has grossed €400m, 35% higher than the…

Director Yolanda Centeno Explores Ethical Dilemma in Debut Feature ‘Tras el Verano,’ Which Latido Acquires for International 

Director Yolanda Centeno Explores Ethical Dilemma in Debut Feature ‘Tras el Verano,’ Which Latido Acquires for International 

Variety Link click here   Cementing its reputation as a harbinger of emerging talent, Madrid-based Latido Films has acquired the international sales rights to “Tras el Verano,” the debut film from Yolanda Centeno picked out as one of Variety’s 10 Women Directors to Watch from Spain, compiled in 2021.  Alfa Pictures is handling distribution in Spain. Following on hits…

Spanish Art Films Win Big Fest Prizes, But How Can That Be Translated into Sales and Box Office?

Spanish Art Films Win Big Fest Prizes, But How Can That Be Translated into Sales and Box Office?

Variety Link click here   In times of dramatic change for the film-TV industry, Spanish auteur cinema is booming, goosed by multiple significant and high-quality titles, reaping prizes, critical praise and profile at international festivals. Beyond the preeminent interest in established auteurs such as Pedro Almodóvar, Alejandro Amenábar, J.A. Bayona, Isabel Coixet and Rodrigo Sorogoyen,…

Spanish Screenings on Tour is coming to Rome’s MIA for 2023

Spanish Screenings on Tour is coming to Rome’s MIA for 2023

Screendaily Link click here   Rome’s Audiovisual International Market (MIA) will host the second edition of Spanish Screenings on Tour, the international showcase of Spain’s audiovisual industry (October 9-13). Under the motto “Talent and Future”, Spanish Screenings on Tour will showcase a diverse range of feature works at varying stages of production. There will be…

‘Sanctuary’ Director Alvaro Longoria’s San Sebastian Premiere ‘La vida de Brianeitor‘ boarded by Latido Films (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Sanctuary’ Director Alvaro Longoria’s San Sebastian Premiere ‘La vida de Brianeitor‘ boarded by Latido Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here   Latido Films is venturing yet more into the inspiring world of e-sports and viral fame with Goya Award winning producer-helmer Alvaro Longoria’s new doc-feature, “La vida de Brianeitor.” The film serves as a spin-off from Javier Fesser’s Spanish box office smash hit, “Championext,” which Latido is also selling.   The doc follows Brian Albacete, better…

Genre Pics, Comedies Lead Bullish Summer Sales for Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Genre Pics, Comedies Lead Bullish Summer Sales for Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here   Madrid-based Latido Films has unveiled a slew of sales during the summer, led by standout deals reached on Daniel Calparsoro’s thriller “All the Names of God” and Gerardo Herrero’s comedy “Under Therapy.” The announcement comes as the 20 year-old company Latido disclosed early sales deals to Javier Fesser’s “Championext,” the…

HOY HABLAMOS CON… ANTONIO SAURA

HOY HABLAMOS CON… ANTONIO SAURA

Madrid Film Office Link click here LATIDO FILMS, agencia de ventas líder con sede en Madrid, celebra este año sus dos décadas de existencia vendiendo buen cine por todo el mundo, promocionando a grandes directores internacionales y logrando éxitos importantes. Especializados en películas de habla hispana y europeas, pero abiertos a otras creaciones internacionales, posee…

Leticia Tonos’ Dominican Sci-Fi Drama ‘Aire’ Wins Inaugural Fantastic Latido Award in Cannes

Leticia Tonos’ Dominican Sci-Fi Drama ‘Aire’ Wins Inaugural Fantastic Latido Award in Cannes

Variety Link click here Dominican filmmaker Leticia Tonos’ sci-fi drama “Aire” has won the inaugural Fantastic Latido Award at the Cannes Film Market’s new Fantastic Pavilion genre hub. Presented by Madrid-based Latido Films, the Fantastic Latido Award offers international sales representation for the winning film. “Aire” centers on Tania, a conservation biologist living in a future dystopian world…

Latido Films Turns 20 

Latido Films Turns 20 

Variety Link click here Few European arthouse-crossover film sales agents have better weathered the ebb and flow of international market dynamics than Madrid’s Latido Films, which turns 20 in 2023. Proof of that came at April’s Platino Awards, where Latido scored six statuettes, split between an acting double for Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s “Lullaby” and four…

Latido Snags San Sebastian Film Fest Multi-Winner Isaki Lacuesta’s ‘Saturn Return’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Latido Snags San Sebastian Film Fest Multi-Winner Isaki Lacuesta’s ‘Saturn Return’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here Madrid-based Latido Films has snagged international sales rights to Isaki Lacuesta’s “Saturn Return” (“Segundo premio”) and plans to kick off pre-sales at the Cannes market. Currently shooting in Granada, the musical drama is set during the ‘90s when the Andalusian city was ground zero for an outburst of cultural effervescence, with the pioneering rock…

Latido Swoops on Goya Winner Arantxa Echevarria’s Coming-Of-Age Drama ‘Chinas’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Latido Swoops on Goya Winner Arantxa Echevarria’s Coming-Of-Age Drama ‘Chinas’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here “Chinas,” the third feature from Spanish writer-director Arantxa Echevarria, who won the Goya for best new director in 2018 for her debut, “Carmen & Lola,” has been acquired for international sales by Latido Films (“The Platform,” “Lullaby,” “The Beasts”). “Arantxa Echevarria is an exceptional filmmaker with a unique sense of capturing the essence…

Carlos Saura, legendary Spanish filmmaker, dies at 91

Carlos Saura, legendary Spanish filmmaker, dies at 91

Screendaily By EMilio Mayorga Link click here Legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura has died aged 91, the Film Academy of Spain confirmed on Friday. Saura was due to receive the 2023 Goya de Honor, the career achievement prize of the Spanish Academy, at the Goyas ceremony on Saturday. In recent weeks, Saura’s health had worsened so…

The Beasts review – breathtakingly tense Galician thriller

The Beasts review – breathtakingly tense Galician thriller

The Guardian Link here A French couple’s dreams of the good life in rural northern Spain descend into all-out war with the locals in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s superbly acted drama. It was meant to be a purer, simpler way of life. Former teacher Antoine (Denis Ménochet) and his wife, Olga (Marina Foïs), relocated from their comfortable…

‘The Beasts’ Wins Three Prizes, Including Top Jury Award, at Miami Film Festival

‘The Beasts’ Wins Three Prizes, Including Top Jury Award, at Miami Film Festival

Variety Link here Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “The Beasts” (Spain), Lilo and Camilo Vilaplana’s “Plantadas” (U.S.), Hansel Porras Garcia’s “Febrero” (U.S., Cuba), Chandler Levack’s “I Like Movies” (Canada) and Pavel Giroud’s “The Padilla Affair” (Cuba, Spain) were among the winners at the 40th edition of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival, which ran March 3-12. “The Beasts,” won…

Goya Award Winners: Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ‘The Beasts’ Sweeps Major Categories

DEADLINE Link click here   Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s latest pic, The Beasts (As bestas), dominated the main prizes, taking home nine gongs, including best film and director at the 37th edition of Spain’s Goya awards Saturday evening. The pic debuted at Cannes last year and led the Goya award nominations with 17 nods. The film’s story follows a middle-aged French…

‘The Beasts’ triumphs at the Goya Awards, ‘Alcarras’ leaves empty-handed

Screendaily Link click here   Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s The Beasts scored big at the 37th edition of the Spanish Film Academy Goya awards held on Saturday in Seville, scooping major prizes including best film and best director. The ceremony celebrated a year hailed as one of the strongest for Spanish cinema in recent memory. However, one of Spain’s most…