Time-Warner's Turner Broadcasting System has inked a strategic alliance with Telecinco, Spain's top-rating broadcaster.
The higher they fly, the further they fall. After six years' growth, powered by one of Europe's most vibrant economies, Spanish TV advertising is plunging.
In January, no foreign buyers were interested when Gallic export org Unifrance screened "Welcome to the Sticks" at the Paris Rendez-Vous.
Spanish telco Telefonica and France's Vivendi have emerged as the sole contenders to buy Digital Plus, Spain's biggest pay TV operation. Whether a sale goes through, however, is a moot point.
Vertice 360, one of Spain's biggest production-distribution houses, will put through two capital increases worth a total Euros8.6 million ($10.8 million), aimed at fueling further expansion in its…
Fernando Bovaira's Mod Producciones and Telecinco Cinema have joined Alejandro Amenabar's shingle Himenoptero to produce "El Mal ajeno," helmed by Oskar Santos.
The head of the San Sebastian Film Festival is threatening to resign if his budget is slashed.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp, one of France's biggest movie producers, is on a smallscreen role.
Confirming a new direction for the Seville European Film Festival, Solveig Anspach's memorably kooky comedy "Back Soon" took the Andalusian fest's top Golden Giraldillo.
Spain's piracy-crunched film industry is sheltering in a safer haven -- TV production.
Europe's biggest entertainment group, Vivendi, is riding out the economic storm, and remains on course to hit its financial targets.