Furthering its European digital TV presence, Britain's Carlton Communications has taken a 7.5% stake in Spanish digital terrestrial television (DTT) consortium Onda Digital.
The MIDIA 99 Ibero-American Film and TV market has dropped its DIGISAT event, which had been aimed at boosting sales between satellite and cable TV channel operators in Spain and Latin America.
In a widely and wildly applauded move, Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) will plow $60 million into Spanish film production over the next three years. RTVE's prior commitment to…
Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable will try to float 25% of its shares, valued at some $650 million, on the Madrid stock exchange.
Marking the biggest revolution in film financing for Barcelona pic production in years, the government of Catalonia has committed $20 million in low-interest credit facilities for the local industry…
One of Spain's largest film companies, producer-distributor Aurum Producciones, announced plans to move into studio-style production as it unveiled a slate of films for the upcoming year.
Film and TV conglom Sogecable has reported a consolidated loss of $24.2 million for 1998 but is predicting a medium-term return to profitability by the end of the year 2000.
Giant Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) has signed a four-year, large- package deal with Universal Studios that could lead the way for the studio to team with RTVE on TV…
Heating up the battle for digital TV rights in Spain, Spanish satcaster Via Digital has inked a five-year deal with Universal Studios for nonexclusive firstrun, pay-per-view TV rights to all U pics…
In a golden first quarter for Spain's local cinema, Alex de la Iglesia's "Dying of Laughter" has trounced local-pic release records with a first-weekend gross of $1.82 million.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media