Almodovar fave thesp Marisa Paredes ("High Heels," "The Flower of My Secret," "All About My Mother") has ankled as president of Spain's Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
For nearly a year Alquimia Cinema founder Francisco Ramos, who speaks at just below the speed of sound, has been strangely silent. Now Spain's most frenetic producer has got a new slate and the old…
Vivendi Universal is pulling out of its last major pay TV interest outside France: dominant Spanish pay TV operator Sogecable.
Suggesting little cause for cheer in the run-up to Mifed, the implosion of art pic sales to European broadcasters overshadowed biz at the 51st San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped…
In a ground-breaking financial move for a Spanish film company, Barcelona mini-studio Filmax has concluded a E32 million ($36.8 million) capital increase, tapping equity investment from central…
"Gun Shy," a small German film about a tormented conscientious objector directed by the Georgian-born Dito Tsintsadze, won this year's Golden Shell at the 51st Donostia-San Sebastian Intl. Film…
Spanish telco giant Telefonica confirmed Wednesday it is pulling the plug on its media division, Admira Media.
Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo is teaming with mini-studio Filmax and broadcaster Telecinco to produce terrorist thriller E5 million ($5.7 million) "Lobo," Mundo's first sizable feature film.
Antonio Chavarrias' Barcelona-based Oberon Cinematografica, one of Spain's busiest midsized companies, is increasing its international film biz, consolidating co-production lines with France and…
BBC Worldwide and Germany's Greenlight Media are coming up from the oceans in "Blue Planet" and advancing on "Planet Earth" as the potential second theatrical doc in their co-production deal for five…