Spanish animation feature ‘Klaus’ hopes for Academy Award glory

The Netflix co-production has already won a BAFTA and seven Annies, the industry equivalent of the Academy Awards


Filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar triumphs at Spain’s Goya Awards

The internationally acclaimed director won in seven categories, including Best Film, for his semi-autobiographical movie ‘Pain and Glory’


Spanish producers call for bigger tax breaks for international productions

Industry experts say Spain could attract more film shoots to the country if it offered better incentives and set state-wide regulations


Spanish cinema makes a splash in China

The Catalan director Oriol Paulo has had two box office hits in the country, while a co-production agreement has opened the door to the massive Asian market


Antonio Banderas: “I wasn’t comfortable with the label ‘Almodóvar boy’”

Ahead of the release of ‘Pain & Glory,’ the Hollywood star reflects on his career and his work with the most celebrated modern Spanish film director


From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Black Mirror’: the Spanish sets attracting thousands of tourists

Spain has been used for dozens of shoots and now cinema buffs are planning their holidays around the backdrops to their favorite shows


Yvonne Blake, designer of ‘Superman’ costume, dies at 78

British-born and Spain-based, she worked on ‘My Fair Lady,’ ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and other 20th-century classics


Spanish movie legend Pedro Almodóvar puts out a different kind of picture

The director of ‘Volver’ and ‘Talk to her’ is staging a second exhibition of his still-life photography ahead of his new film project

Gay pride

For these gay rights activists, how Madrid gave them the best day of their lives

‘The Best Day of My Life,’ a documentary co-produced by EL PAÍS, follows the life of six people in four different countries and their encounter at World Pride

Goya awards

Penélope Cruz: “Each case of abuse is different and should be investigated”

The Spanish actress talked about the #MeToo movement ahead of this weekend’s Goya Awards

Hollywood sex abuse Scandal

Penélope Cruz laments Harvey Weinstein’s unacceptable “abuse of power”

The actress won an Oscar for ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona,’ a movie produced by his company

Academy Awards 2018

Catalan-language film chosen to represent Spain at upcoming Oscars

Biographical drama from first-time director Carla Simón to compete for Academy Award


Spanish cinemas rebel after studio forces screening of ‘King Arthur’ trailer

Additional content arrived in theaters attached to ‘Wonder Woman,’ provoking angry response


“It would be strange to give an award to a movie you can’t see at the cinema”

Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar speaks up about Cannes festival Netflix controversy


Illegal downloading in Spain falls by 4% in 2016

New survey shows little success in fighting online piracy, estimating lost profits of €1.8bn


Terry Gilliam in Spain to finish ill-fated Don Quixote movie... yet again

Monty Python co-founder has been trying to complete this project since 2000, to no avail


The odyssey of Syria’s war children into an unwelcoming Europe

Argentinean filmmaker Hernán Zin follows the fortunes of a group of 20 youngsters fleeing conflict


Sigourney Weaver: “The Spanish have a special relationship with cinema”

US actress accepts lifetime achievement award at San Sebastián film festival


Almodóvar’s ‘Julieta’ selected to represent Spain at the Oscars

Mother-daughter drama beats out two other Spanish contenders, but still has to compete with other countries for a spot at the 89th Academy Awards


Spain’s documentary scene is booming, but is anyone watching?

Some 75 films covering a wide range of subjects were released in cinemas last year, but few caught the attention of audiences


For the first time, a Spaniard wins Cannes Short Film award

Juanjo Giménez earns Palme d’Or for ‘Timecode,’ a thriller about two parking lot security guards played by dancers


J. A. Bayona will direct sequel to blockbuster ‘Jurassic World’

Barcelona native will first release another major production starring Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson


Will Smith: “Hollywood is my family, but we have a problem…”

The star defends his decision not to attend this year’s Oscars on a visit to EL PAÍS


Why the secret of Almodóvar’s cinema lies in a chocolate bar

The Oscar-winning moviemaker discusses his craft ahead of the release of his 20th film


Franco-era news and documentary archives get a new life online

State broadcaster RTVE provides free access to historic No-Do newsreels and features


Basque-language film will represent Spain in race to the 2016 Oscars

‘Loreak’ hopes to become one of five nominees for Best Foreign Language Film


Spain’s Oscar hopefuls announced

One of the three feature-length films, 'Loreak,' was shot entirely in the Basque language