Japan's Pony Canyon and Phantom Film have taken Japanese DVD/video and theatrical rights, respectively, to "Real, the Movie." Pic is the official film of Real Madrid, the second richest soccer club…
After "The Aviator," the Airbus. Martin Scorsese is negotiating to direct a theatrical documentary on Boeing rival Airbus, constructor of Europe's super jumbo jet. Scorsese will team with Spanish…
Spain's principal arthouse distributors Alta Films and Golem Distribucion stepped cautiously up to the table at Cannes. Alta, Spain's biggest artpic distrib-exhib, picked up Spanish rights to Duncan…
At Cannes in 2004, for the third year running, Spain bought fewer titles than any other major territory. But this year, it proved surprisingly lively. Why the turnaround?
U.S. private equity firm KKR, Goldman Sachs and BC Partners have reportedly offered E12.5 billion ($15.7 billion) for Spanish telco Auna, the owner of Spain's biggest cable TV operation, Auna TLC.
Warner Bros. has bid adios to exhibition in Spain. It has sold its entire 33% stake in its cinema circuit joint venture, Warner Lusomundo Sogecable Cines de Espana, to U.K. private equity company…
At least two private equity consortia are among bidders for part or all of Spanish telco Auna, the owner of Spain's biggest cable TV operation, Auna TLC.
Having taken on flamenco ("Sevillanas") and the tango ("Tango"), Carlos Saura will attack a third great melancholy music style, directing "Fados," a celebration of Portugal's classic, lamenting…
Barcelona's ABS is teaming with the U.K.'s Zephyr Films and Ingenious Media on "Jungle Red," an India-set Bollywood-style musical to be helmed by Antonio Eloy with music by Barry Adamsom ("Lost…
In Germany, the new movie money game is private equity financing. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's cabinet approved an across-the-board tax legislation bill May 4 that effectively nixed…
Carlos Reygadas' "Battle In Heaven" has closed a raft of major territories following its Cannes competition screening Sunday.