Portugal and Spain are celebrated for sharing a common border and a mutual indifference. That may now be changing, including in film and TV.
Spain has its first new major terrestrial broadcaster in 15 years: Cuatro. Owned by Spanish pay-TV giant Sogecable, Cuatro will launch this fall as a totally free-to-air analog commercial network…
Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable moved into the black for the first time since its merger with Via Digital, posting a S9.9 million ($11.9 million) net profit for the second quarter of 2005.
Film director and screenwriter Manuel Gutierrez Aragon has been awarded Spain's National Cinema Prize for 2005.
Maintaining its strong line in Spanish-language films, Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up worldwide rights outside Spain and German-speaking territories to Montxo Armendariz's "Obaba."
"Obaba," the latest film from Spanish auteur Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart," "Broken Silence") will open the 53rd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 15, playing in competition.
The 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival will host a film co-production and distribution forum for movies from North Africa and Portuguese-speaking Africa on Sept. 19.
Underscoring its rising cache with the financial sector, dominant Spanish pay TV player Sogecable has pulled down a significantly improved long-term credit facility worth Euros1.2 billion ($1.45…
Don't Spaniards dig suburban satire, dead narrators and sex with gardeners? "Desperate Housewives" has trounced the opposition on terrestrial webs in northern Europe, decimating broadcasters'…
Consolidating its grip on one of its main audience lures, Spain's main pay TV operator Sogecable has inked a new, exclusive three-year deal for nearly all live rights to soccer matches from the…