TF1 ruled over French TV ratings in 2008. But the Gallic broadcaster took a huge hit from digital terrestrial TV, which truly came of age this year in Gaul. Net's total audience share plunged 2.5…
France's Carrere Group, one of its biggest TV producers, has sought "redressement judiciare," Gaul's version of a Chapter 11 filing.
In a ground-breaking marketing move, Spanish pubcaster RTVE has webcast the shoot of Aizpea Goenaga's "Kitchen Stories," one of its 2008 Spanish film pre-buys.
On a recent week, Britain's Phoenix Picturehouse in Oxford, a revered university town arthouse, was screening "Waltz with Bashir" -- alongside "Mamma Mia!" and "Wall E."
Spain's foreign-language Oscar contender, "The Blind Sunflowers" helmed by vet Jose Luis Cuerda, has nabbed 15 nominations for the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 23rd Goya…
Staking out its turf as one of Portugal's most powerful indie distribs, new Lisbon outfit VC Multimedia has acquired all Portuguese rights to "Woodstock," "Ondine" and "Five Minutes From Heaven."
Hailed as a historic decision, France's parliament has greenlit new 20% tax rebates for U.S. and other foreign shoots in France.
"El Castigo," a two-part Spanish miniseries, has achieved the unthinkable in Spain: blowing "CSI: Miami" out of the water. But its triumph is bad news for the local film biz.
Recession notwithstanding, cinema will continue to be the primary place to watch movies next year — as long as the movie is good, media analyst firm Screen Digest forecast Wednesday.
TV shingle Endemol and Gallic ad agency Havas, both giants in their own sectors, have inked a pioneering, exclusive strategic alliance to produce digital formats in Spain.