Spanish sales consortium Latido has taken worldwide rights outside Argentina to Falklands War drama "Iluminados por el fuego" (Blessed by Fire), which will screen in official competition at San…
Leading Spanish distribution and international sales house Sogepaq has taken overseas sales rights and domestic video on a five-pic package from Spanish prodco Tesela, including "El viento" (The…
Two personal movies by mavericks -- Terry Gilliam's "Tideland," and Michael Winterbottom's "A Cock and Bull Story" -- lead the competition lineup at the upcoming San Sebastian Film Festival.
The world's oldest jobbing film director, Portugal's 96-year-old Manoel de Oliveira, will shoot a sequel to Luis Bunuel's tale of high-class prostitution, sadism and sexual liberation, "Belle de…
Maintaining its emphasis on homegrown films, the San Sebastian Film Festival has unveiled five Spanish productions joining fest opener "Obaba," from Spaniard Montxo Armendariz, in official…
Portugal and Spain are celebrated for sharing a common border and a mutual indifference. That may now be changing, including in film and TV.
Spain has its first new major terrestrial broadcaster in 15 years: Cuatro. Owned by Spanish pay-TV giant Sogecable, Cuatro will launch this fall as a totally free-to-air analog commercial network…
Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable moved into the black for the first time since its merger with Via Digital, posting a S9.9 million ($11.9 million) net profit for the second quarter of 2005.
Film director and screenwriter Manuel Gutierrez Aragon has been awarded Spain's National Cinema Prize for 2005.
Maintaining its strong line in Spanish-language films, Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up worldwide rights outside Spain and German-speaking territories to Montxo Armendariz's "Obaba."
"Obaba," the latest film from Spanish auteur Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart," "Broken Silence") will open the 53rd San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 15, playing in competition.