"Grease" is the word in Spain. Barcelona-based mini-major Filmax is partnering with indie Notro Films and musical specialist Stromboli Entertainment to set up legit company Filmax Stage. First…
U.S. communications tech company Lucent Technologies has inked a deal with leading Spanish telco Telefonica under which Lucent will market the international rollout of Telefonica's broadband TV…
Joel Silver is teaming with Spain's Telecinco, TVC and Fausto Prods. and the U.K.'s Skyline to produce TV movie "Body Armor," starring Chazz Palminteri and Til Schweiger.
Priming its slate for Cannes, Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights on "El crimen de una novia" (The Crime of a Bride) and "Ellos robaron la picha de Hitler" (They Stole…
Immigration in Spain, though massive, has come late. Spanish media -- as the country at large -- still has to catch up with the phenom.
Antonio Garcia Ferreras, an iconic figure in Spain's liberal media, has been tapped as channel director at broadcaster La Sexta, which launched March 27.
TV execs were expecting Gallic strike trouble at the Mip TV mart on the French Riviera last week. Indeed, the confab wasn't for the fainthearted -- but not because of the labor strikers, who kept…
Mip TV market attendance was nearing record levels Wednesday, thanks to the growing presence of new-media execs and solid showings for the broadcast and pay TV biz.
Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution has inked a multiyear volume deal with Polish commercial broadcaster TVN that covers major WB films and TV series.
Vindicated by the success of "Deal or No Deal," gameshows are back at Mip TV -- and spawning new TV species. Some of the biggest producer-sellers of unscripted fare in the world were dealing in such…
Another kind of unscripted, if staged, reality fare went almost unnoticed at the Mip TV mart on Tuesday -- France's one-day nationwide strike against new labor laws.