Walk around Barcelona, the chic capital of Catalonia, Spain's richest region, and you could be in Paris. Its broad 19th-century boulevards sweeping down to the sea are visible proof of nationalist…
France's UGC Images and Italy's Eyescreen have boarded Alejandro Amenabar's "Mar adentro" (Out to Sea). Pic bows in Spain on Sept. 3 -- a release date that puts the film in line for a berth at the…
Underscoring a massive oversubscription of its shares, Spanish broadcaster Telecinco hit the market Thursday morning with a spectacular hike in the share value of its 34.5% free float, making it one…
In a vital move to consolidate finance for Spain's cash-strapped film industry, the new socialist government looks set to tighten up the application of TV quotas for film financing.
Ele Juarez's consultancy Intuition Media will sponsor the Intl. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Intl. Emmy Gala. Madrid/Miami-based company also will organize Acad outreach events in Mexico…
NBC-owned Universal Studios has exited Spanish theme park Port Aventura, selling its 37% stake to Catalan savings bank La Caixa. Reported price of the deal is e25 million ($30 million).
Europe's fading stars have found a new venue to keep them in the public eye -- a seat at the European Union's powerful European Parliament. The list of new MEPs, elected June 10-13, includes a motley…
Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) is initiating a second-phase rollout across Europe of its pay TV niche offerings Grandes Documentales, a docu service; round-the-clock TV news feed…
Mateo Garrone's dieting drama "Primo amore" (First Love) will open the 19th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival on Saturday. Cinema Jove showcases lesser-known features from young and often first-time…
Spanish bank Banco Gallego has taken a 20% stake in Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000, one of the country's most successful film production houses.
Aiming to attract a larger presence of U.S. and Canadian TV execs, the third Spain TV Expo will take place Nov.10-13 in Miami.