Pedro Almodovar's Penelope Cruz starrer "Volver" grossed E1.7 million ($2.2 million) in Spain in its first weekend off 223 copies, with four more theaters still to declare takings Tuesday. Result was…
Pedro Almodovar took the title of his latest film "Volver" seriously, going back to his native La Mancha on March 10 -- a dusty plain south of Madrid -- to stage the pic's world premiere in…
With showmen, it's easy to put on a show. So last week's Madrid presentation of La Sexta, Spain's newest terrestrial broadcaster, zinged with chutzpah.
Indie Circle, a pan-European consortium of independent distributors, has picked up Iciar Bollain's "Mataharis" from Spain's Sogepaq.
Twentieth Century Fox and Spanish sales and distribution house Sogepaq have inked a joint distrib agreement for Sogepaq titles in Spain.
CICAE, the influential France-based International Confederation of European Art Cinemas, has teamed with Kodak, MacGuff Ligne, Mediavision, Titra Film and film magazine Telerama to prize the winner…
Colombian thesp Catalina Sandino Moreno has been cast in Antoni Cuadri's historical adventure pic, "The Heart of the Earth."
One of Spain's most knowledgeable TV execs, Jose Miguel Contreras, has been named CEO of La Sexta, Spain's newest nationwide terrestrial broadcaster, which launches March 27.
Toyota España is teaming with the Denmark-based European Film College and top Spanish cinema circuit Yelmo Cineplex to create a pioneering new directors' training forum and film fest, Yaris…
Spanish commercial broadcaster Telecinco posted record net profits of E290.3 million ($346.4 million) in 2005, up 35.5% on 2004 on full year revenues up 17% to $1.11 billion, another record.
Extending Spain's TV ad boom, total advertising on Spanish nationwide and regional TV channels rose a standout 10.2% to Euros 2.88 billion ($3.4 billion) in 2005, according to a just-out report by…