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…
In a rare stellar performance for a European "old" media stock, Spain's Antena 3 Group, led by commercial broadcaster Antena 3, posted full year net profits of E226 million ($268.9 million), 100% up…
North European humor found an audience at a lively 9th DocsBarcelona, with two popular projects proving to be Latvia's "Spanish For Adults," a comic take on a Spanish teacher's students, and Norway's…
Prisa, the controlling shareholder of Spanish TV giant Sogecable, upped net profits for 2005 by 25% to Euros152.8 million ($182.4 million). Full year revenues came in at $1.77 billion, making Prisa…
Berlin Golden Bear winner "Grbavica" has been acquired for Spain by Golem Distribucion. Arthouse distribbery Golem also took Sundance-winner "Quinceanera" and Berlin's "The Elementary Particles" and…
Helmer Michael Winterbottom's "Road to Guantanamo," a likely Golden Bear-winner, and Guantanamo's former Camp X-Ray detainees created flurries at the end of Berlin Film Festival on Friday.
In a midweek Berlin deal, Spain's Sogepaq licensed U.S. DVD/video rights on Madrid music-scene comedy "El Calentito" to Philadelphia-based distributor TLA Releasing.
Expanding his geographical range and courting inspiration from foreign shores, vet Spanish auteur Carlos Saura is set to direct "Amor de Deus," a Portuguese-lingo musical drama with romantic elements…