In pre-Mip TV deals, Barcelona-based Icon Animation licensed its best-selling toon series "Lola and Virginia" to SBT, Brazil's second-biggest broadcaster.
Spain's Imagina is emerging as a sales powerhouse for many of the biggest Spanish TV series. Imagina Intl. Salesannounced Friday that it will be handling international on "El internado" (Boarding…
Roman Polanski's "Pompeii" is percolating. Italy's RAI Cinema has acquired all Italian rights to the historical tentpole set against the backdrop of the Mt. Vesuvius eruption, and Spain's…
Narrowing broadcast windows and the rush to bring U.S. shows abroad are proving a double-edged sword for Spanish webs.
Spain's Civite Films has taken Spanish and Portuguese rights to Mariano Galperin's "El Delantal de Lili" (Lili's Apron), sold by Argentina's FilmSharks Intl.
The 22nd Cinema Jove Intl. Film Fest will honor Wim Wenders, showcasing a partial retro that concentrates on the films he made before reaching the age of 35.
"What will be in fashion this summer?" asks an ad from Dorsia Esthetic Clinics in El Mundo, showing two hunks ogling a busty beach blond.
Luis Minarro's Barcelona-based Eddie Saeta is teaming with 4L, the production label of Lisandro Alonso, to produce the Argentine auteur's next film, "Liverpool."
Spanish toonhouse Perro Verde will pioneer simultaneous distribution in Spain on its first animated feature, "Going Nuts," helmed by Juanjo Ramirez and skedded for multiplatform release May 25.
Who said there's no such thing as bad publicity? Bowed March 25 in Spain by broadcaster Antena 3, "Cambio radical," the Spanish reversion of "Extreme Makeover," is raising a storm in Spain.
Santiago Segura, the scumbag cop of Spain's "Torrente" film saga, zaps frantically among TV channels. He's got days to piece together his latenight yakker "Sabias a lo que Venias" for broadcaster La…