Under new management, Spanish financing and sales company 6 Sales is moving into mainstream filmmaking and largely out of the arthouse market.
Manuel Cristobal's shingle Perro Verde is set to produce Paco Roca's graphic novel "Arrugas" as a feature-length toon, one of the first forays into the genre in Spain.
More and more viewers will be lured away from broadcast and cable TV to ad-funded online entertainment, available to viewers for free. But online piracy -- another form of free-to-view digital…
Attendance at the Mip TV mart will be dented -- but not decimated -- by recession, according to statistics released by organizers Reed Midem on Monday.
Europe's newest TV production player, Zodiak Entertainment, is swimming against the current downturn by expanding while others shrink.
French filmmaking powered up in 2008, with budgets and production levels rising for the second year running.
The recession has thrown up a roadblock in the roll-out of Spain's Telefonica Next Generation Access fiber-optic network, according to research company Enders Analysis.
Gallic producer/distributor StudioCanal has tapped former Warner Bros. exec Lisa Telford as its exec VP of international home entertainment.
Hollywood maverick Richard Brooks and cutting-edge French cinema will both receive retrospectives at the 57th San Sebastian Festival.
NBC Universal's U.S. Hispanic network Telemundo has inked with Endemol Spain to co-produce Telemundo's novelas as redos for the Spanish market.