Spanish auteur Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart," "Broken Silence") will begin shooting his next feature, "Obaba," in September.
Madrid, one of Europe's most prolific local pic production centers, finally has a film commission.
The contrast is telling. While French art pic shingles shutter and struggle, Spanish ones are thriving.
Taking up one of the most important positions in the Spanish TV business, Fernando Bovaira has been appointed director of content at film and TV giant Sogecable.
Joan Majo, Spain's socialist minister for industry in 1985-'86, has been tapped as the general manager and No. 1 at the Catalan Radio and Television Corp.
Spain's Aurum has taken all Spanish rights to Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ." "Passion" has also been picked up for Italy by Eagle Pictures.
Who are Spain's most powerful new film players? Its regional governments. Valencia's regional government, for example, is investing $342 million -- eight times Spain's annual film subsidy fund -- in…
Spanish film producers are straining their eyes north, beyond traditional co-producing country France to the U.K. Some cite tax-breaks for courting Brit partners; others the international sales…
The Spanish film industry crossed into a new era Wednesday at Madrid's august Old Casino.
In a shock move, Jose Manuel Lorenzo, one of the key top execs on the Spanish TV scene, has resigned as general manager and numero uno of Spain's cash cow premium TV service Canal Plus Espana.
One of Spain's best-known distribution and marketing execs, Rafael Alvero, has been tapped general manager of exhib trade body the Federation of Spanish Film Entities & Impresarios (Feece).