Terrestrial broadcaster La Sexta capped its launch Monday by announcing it had secured exclusive Spanish rights to all the 64 games in this summer's World Cup soccer tournament for around E120…
Spanish production and distribution house DeAPlaneta insists it will be aggressive business as usual, despite last week's sudden departure of exec prexy Alvaro Zapata, and has appointed Jose Escola…
Thursday, downtown Madrid. A beaming Chinese youth enters a bar sporting a heavy sports bag. He pulls out plastic-covered DVDs of the next day's big studio blockbuster bow and works the bar…
Leading Spanish distrib and international sales house Sogepaq has taken overseas sales rights to the hit musical "Los dos lados de la cama" (The Two Sides of the Bed).
DeAPlaneta topper Alvaro Zapata has exited the Spanish independent distributor-producer after it announced plans to downscale its aggressive buys and production plans. The departure of Zapata…
In weather terms, the 9th Malaga Spanish Film Festival started as a wash-out.
Pedro Almodovar's Penelope Cruz starrer "Volver" grossed E1.7 million ($2.2 million) in Spain in its first weekend off 223 copies, with four more theaters still to declare takings Tuesday. Result was…
Pedro Almodovar took the title of his latest film "Volver" seriously, going back to his native La Mancha on March 10 -- a dusty plain south of Madrid -- to stage the pic's world premiere in…
With showmen, it's easy to put on a show. So last week's Madrid presentation of La Sexta, Spain's newest terrestrial broadcaster, zinged with chutzpah.
Indie Circle, a pan-European consortium of independent distributors, has picked up Iciar Bollain's "Mataharis" from Spain's Sogepaq.
Twentieth Century Fox and Spanish sales and distribution house Sogepaq have inked a joint distrib agreement for Sogepaq titles in Spain.