A flaxen-haired tyke, an eye-patched pirate and a bespectacled witch don't necessarily sound like shoo-ins for commercial success these days. But these Muppet-like puppets for moppets, nicknamed "Los…
With a slate of original primetime programming, daytime dramas, docus and a huge archive, RTVE, as always, will be Spain's biggest player at Mip TV. Here's a look at what RTVE is serving on this…
When Mipcom arrives, Spanish TV's most active player should be Cuatro, Sogecable's new terrestrial broadcaster. It will have three months to fill an empty slate of programming.
Cash-strapped Spanish theme park Terra Mitica will auction off 2.3 million square feet of land in sealed bids for construction of a hotel and apartment complexes for tourists.
After a complicated courtship, Spain's two main cable TV operators, Ono and Auna, have merged. Union creates a sizable pay television rival to Digital Plus in Spain.
Spain's long tradition of hosting international film shoots -- Sergio Leone's spaghetti Westerns, James Bond, Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" -- is almost exclusively due to three reasons…
First-time directors Jose Corbacho and Juan Cruz's bittersweet, slice-of-life "Tapas" took home best film honors at the eighth Malaga Spanish Film Festival, a showcase for made-in-Spain cinema which…
The Valladolid Film Festival, the most important artpic distribution springboard in Spain, has a new director.
The Valladolid Film Festival, the most important artpic distribution springboard in Spain, has a new director. Critic and author Juan Carlos Frugone is taking the reins from longtime director…
This year will mark a before-and-after in Spanish broadcasting. Spain's government will approve its first analog terrestrial broadcaster in 15 years: a relaunched version of Sogecable paybox Canal…
EuroForum 2005, a Canary Islands co-production meet, hosted more than 40 distributors and producers from 12 countries to hear pitches from 23 European projects in pre-production or at script stage.