In a move that sends a chill down the spines of U.S. studios, Spain's new culture minister Carmen Calvo is prepping legislation to ensure the local film and TV biz is protected by "cultural…
Madrid-based indie sales house Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to Carmen Maura starrer "La promesa" (The Promise), offbeat Catalan comedy "Excusas" (Excuses!) and…
Lawyer Carmen Calvo was sworn in Sunday as Spain's culture minister for socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's government. Now the Spanish film industry is asking what she can…
It's normally France which squares off with the U.S. over film and TV. But some Trans-Atlantic rumbles have moved south. In Spain, tensions are brewing on several fronts:
Spain's main pay TV operator, Sogecable, posted positive first quarter results Friday, reflecting a solid emergence from the complex merger of its satcaster Canal Satellite Digital with rival Via…
Spain's new socialist government has tapped Carmen Caffarel, a 50-year-old university professor, as the numero uno at Spain's troubled giant pubcaster RTVE.
Spain's largest media group, Prisa, has sold its record publishing business to the Universal Music Group.
Xavier Marce has been named director of Catalonia's Institut Catala de les Industries Culturals (ICIC), Spain's second-largest film subsidy board. He replaced Jordi Penas as of Thursday.
Spain's powerful Fapae producers' lobby has issued a wish list of measures it would like Spain's incoming socialist government to adopt -- less than three weeks after they swept the March 14 general…
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has teamed with four members of Spain's Forta association of regional pubcasters to co-produce Sony's first scripted series production in Spain, the fashion boutique…
No one could accuse international TV execs of lacking optimism. As the 41st Mip TV market came and went (March 29-April 2), industryites determinedly cast their minds forward to a brighter, more…