The Andalusian city of Granada will host film fest Cinemas from the South, running June 9-17. Budgeted at $2 million, the sprocket opera targets pics from Africa and lesser-known Asian territories.
The first edition of TVMalaga will launch April 30 showcasing recent Spanish TV fiction and documentary specials.
Spanish producer Jose Antonio Sainz de Vicuna, Warner Bros.' longtime topper in Spain, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by producers' rights collection society EGEDA.
Maria Valverde, who leapt to international attention playing the title role in Italian sex drama "Melissa P.," has been attached to Spanish Civil War romancer "The Anarchist's Wives."
Luis Minarro's Barcelona-based Eddie Saeta is teaming with 4L, the production label of Lisandro Alonso, to produce the Argentine auteur's next film, "Liverpool."
Argentine talent dominated the prizegiving at the Lleida Latin American Film Festival Friday, with several helming debuts among the standout pics.
New Spanish broadcaster Cuatro has inked with YouTube to Webcast a Cuatro-branded channel on the vid sharing service from Friday.
Spain's right-wing People's Party, the main political opposition, is boycotting the country's biggest media group, the left-leaning Prisa.
Production powerhouse Mediapro is teaming with telcos Telefonica and Alcatel-Lucent, and pubcaster TVC to kickstart new-media outfit i3media with a e34.8 million ($46.4 million) cash injection.
"Desert Dream," helmed by Chinese Zhang Lu, will open the 9th Barcelona Asian Film Festival, which runs April 27-May 6.
If you can't beat them, and won't sue them, join them. Spanish commercial broadcaster Antena 3 TV has followed in the footsteps of the U.K.'s BBC, inking with YouTube for the video-sharing service to…