Few film laws have proved so polemical, and in the end may never exist. The announced deadline for approval by Spain's Council of Ministers of a rabidly debated draft film law came and went April 13…
Pocas veces una Ley del Cine ha sido tan polémica sin haber llegado a existir. La fecha anunciada para que el Consejo de Ministros español probara el agriamente debatido borrador de la Ley del Cine…
In an increasingly complex financial environment, Variety profiles fiscal strategies of four films.
THE ANARCHIST’S WIVES(P’Artisan/Cargo/Zip)Star-crossed husband and wife fight Franco and fate during the Civil War and after. Cast includes Maria Valverde (“Melissa P.”) and Nina Hoss (“Yella”)…
Juan Antonio Bayona“The Orphanage”A mother moves to a rambling neo-Victorian mansion that was once the orphanage where she spent an idyllic childhood. Soon her son claims he is playing with the same…
Madrid-based production-house Morena Films, one of Spain's most internationally driven companies, has boarded "The Possibility of an Island," written and to be directed by French novelist Michel…
L.A.-based sales agent and production company Fantastic Films Intl. will handle international sales on "The Spirit of the Forest," a woodland toon from Spain's Dygra Films.
Everyone's heard of Hollywood moms. Now Spain is clamping down on Madrid moms. Just before Easter, regional authorities called for measures preventing tykesploitation in movie, TV and commercial…
Torreal, a Spanish private equity group, has bought a 20% stake in Imagina, the controlling shareholder of startup broadcaster La Sexta, as well as Spain's biggest film and TV producer.
Belarmino Garcia, the former managing director of France Telecom Espana, will replace Jose Maria Bergareche as managing director of Vocento, one of Spain's biggest media congloms.
Silvio Berlusconi can utter a sigh of relief. A Spanish court absolved eight ex-Telecinco and Finivest execs or former shareholders Thursday of charges of tax fraud and false accounting.