Dutch TV giant Endemol has reported a 7% gain in first-half revenues to 399 million euros ($446.9 million). According to parent company Telefonica, which filed its first-half corporate earnings…
Spain's largest media group, Prisa, underscored the gathering signs of recovery in Spain's ad market, at least for its strongest brands, with a 5% hike in ad revenues, from January to June 2003.
Spanish pay TV operator Sogecable posted a second-quarter profit of 9.9 million euros ($11.1 million), aided by a boffo B.O. haul from bigscreen comic book adaptation "Mortadelo and Filemon: the Big…
Spanish mini-studio Filmax Entertainment has initiated a 30 million euros ($33.6 million) capital increase, financing it in part via a $9 million contribution from Spain's Sepides, the company…
Sogecable's newly merged digital TV platform, Digital Plus, has done a BSkyB since its July 21 bow. The multibillion-dollar question is whether it will enjoy the success of Rupert Murdoch's Blighty…
Three news pics from acclaimed young Spanish helmers will compete in the Official Section of the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival: Iciar Bollain's "Te doy mis ojos," Cesc Gay's "En la ciudad" (In…
After several thwarted attempts to create a single main pay operator in Spain, the country's new pay TV giant is now a reality.
Having bottomed out in 2002, television advertising expenditure in Spain is showing encouraging signs of recovery.
Spanish producer Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films is teaming with Mexican producer Matthias Ehrenberg on two feature film projects: "Rosario Tijeras," Emilio Maille's adaptation of a bestselling…
Vivendi Universal has begun its pullout from Spain, selling its 45% in distrib Sogepaq back to production, distribution and TV powerhouse Sogecable for 48 million euros ($54.2 million).
In a sign of a renewed confidence in local film financing possibilities, at least among Spain's strongest production comapanies, film and TV production house BocaBoca has unveiled its 2003-'04 pic…