In a crucial decision for Europe's film industries, the European Union Court of Justice in Luxembourg has ratified Spain's TV quota for investment in local films.
Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola will slash costs for 2009 by e96.7 million ($121.5 million), as it battles Spain's dramatically deteriorating TV ad market.
Gallic telco giant France Telecom-Orange has attracted 200,000 subs in 2008 for its new satellite pay TV service, which launched in July.
Hollywood's studios have a new headache in Spain. Catalonia, one of Spain's wealthiest regions, is threatening regulations to push U.S. majors to release movies in subtitled prints rather than…
"Life" has made the best bow in Spain of any Hollywood skein this season. Aired Monday primetime on broadcast network Telecinco from Feb. 16, "Life's" first three segs won their timeslot, with 21.6%…
Guatemalan Julio Hernandez Cordon ("Gasolina") and Chile's Esteban Larrain ("Alice in the Land") are among six young filmmakers selected for the Cannes Festival's 18th Cinefondation Residence.
Gallic media giant Vivendi filed a complaint Monday with the European Commission against France Telecom Orange, as the cold war between Gaul's two huge film and TV players heats up.
Francis Boespflug is leaving his post as managing director of production and distribution for Warner Bros. France.
France's telcos are protesting the huge price of the Gallic government's anti-piracy crackdown.
The global economic recession hit European advertising spend across the board in 2008, with worse to come this year, according to new reports.
Older Gauls are going to the cinema more often. Some 56% of French fiftysomethings caught a film at a Gallic theater in 2008, vs. 50% in 2007.