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.
Substantially broadening its already significant fiction business, European TV giant Endemol has formed a strategic alliance with Underground, one of Argentina's youngest but hottest telenovela…
BeActive, Portugal's leading indie TV production house, is turning its Web series "Flatmates" into a TV series for Portuguese pubcaster RTP.
Tough cop drama "Spiral," pretty much the nearest French TV gets to the hard-edged realism of HBO, took the fiction series export nod at Monday night's 15th French Film and TV Producers Assn. Awards.
Big Spanish films rule at the Spanish box office. Whether they rule O.K. is another question.
Gallic pubcaster France Televisions has finally taken the wraps off its 2009 sked, sans evening commercials, after it lost a scrap with the government over a decision to phase out advertising.