Total B.O. in Spain plunged 9% during the January-May period to 242 million Euros ($298 million), compared to the first five months of 2004. Admissions fell by an even larger year-on-year margin of…
Shareholders at Spain's main pay TV operator, Sogecable, have underwritten a £185.0 million ($224.2 million) share issue. The capital increase is aimed at reducing financial costs. It redeems a…
If anyone thinks the European Union's constitution fiasco will weaken its resolve to protect its film and TV industries, they had better think again.
Spanish distribution and sales company Sogepaq notched up major territory deals at Cannes on its latest third-party pickup, "20 Centimeters," a transvestite comedy-cum-musical from Ramon Salazar.
Ad revs at Spanish broadcaster Telecinco will grow more than 20% in the second quarter of the year, according to the web's advertising CEO Giuseppe Tringali.
The Spanish Congress approved a digital terrestrial television development law to kickstart DTT in Spain. Legislation, passed Thursday, kills the cap on the number of nationwide analog channels.
Panavision and Spanish set builder Construcciones Escenicas Moya have inked to set up at Spain's giant Ciudad de la Luz Studios. Equipos Profesionales Cinematograficos, which reps Panavision in Spain…
Japan's Pony Canyon and Phantom Film have taken Japanese DVD/video and theatrical rights, respectively, to "Real, the Movie." Pic is the official film of Real Madrid, the second richest soccer club…
After "The Aviator," the Airbus. Martin Scorsese is negotiating to direct a theatrical documentary on Boeing rival Airbus, constructor of Europe's super jumbo jet. Scorsese will team with Spanish…
Spain's principal arthouse distributors Alta Films and Golem Distribucion stepped cautiously up to the table at Cannes. Alta, Spain's biggest artpic distrib-exhib, picked up Spanish rights to Duncan…
At Cannes in 2004, for the third year running, Spain bought fewer titles than any other major territory. But this year, it proved surprisingly lively. Why the turnaround?