Disney Media Networks has announced four new appointments aimed at further strengthening its European management team.
MADRID -- Alain Vannier's Orly Films has taken international rights to "Les herbes folles" (aka "L'incident"), the latest film from 85-year-old French auteur Alain Resnais.
National Geographic Intl. and Discovery Science USA have zeroed in on two HD docu miniseries from Gallic sales company M5 Europe Images Intl., part of France's powerful Lagardere Ent.
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MADRID On March 9, when Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's ruling socialists won a second term, much of Spain's film and TV industry breathed a collective sigh of relief.
A Barcelona court has acquitted Filmax chairman Julio Fernandez of alleged fraud while heading up Barcelona-based film distributor Ivex Films in the early 90s.
Lagardere's TV results last year were slightly dented by its acquisition of a 20% stake in French paybox holding Canal Plus France and merger costs from CanalSat's merger with rival satcaster TPS.
Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella will star in ancient Egyptian epic "Agora," the next film by Alejandro Amenabar and the first production from Fernando Bovaira's new Madrid-based banner Mod Prods.
Sports channel Eurosport maintained its position as France's premier pay TV channel between Sept. 3 and Feb. 17, according to research company Mediametrie's MediaCanSat report.
Spain's anti-piracy crusaders are claiming to have carried out the country's biggest ever crackdown on illegal street sales, just as a judge dismissed the prosecution of an alleged vidgame piracy…
France's Calt Intl., the sales company behind Euro TV smash hit "Camera Cafe," has initiated sales on its latest short-format production, "Women!"