Ulrich Seidl's "Dog Days" and Iranian Majid Majidi's "Baran" swept most top plaudits at the 39th Gijon Intl. Film Festival (Nov. 23-30).
Javier Macqua's black comedy "Carne de gallina," "Reflejos," the dark thriller debut from Miguel Angel Vivas, and the Fernando Colomo-produced sapphic farce "My Mother Likes Women" will unspool at…
Spain's biggest film industry meet, the Ibero-American Co-Production Forum, looks to have finally found an identity and a home: as a networking meet in the Southern Spanish industrial town of Huelva.
Spanish film and TV conglom Admira and the Cisneros Group's sales and production subsid Venevision Intl. have inked a deal to create a joint production fund targeted at making telenovelas and other…
Fernando Sulichin and Chris Hanley's Black List Films has created a Madrid-based production company, Esperanza Filmworks, to produce three Spain-based pics a year.
Beatriz Flores Silva's "Tricky Girl," ("En la puta vida"), Uruguay's foreign-lingo Oscar candidate, took the Gold Columbus best film nod at the 27th Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival (Nov. 17-24).
French media and construction group Bouygues has reconfirmed that it does not intend to buy a stake in troubled Spanish digital terrestrial television platform Quiero.
Governments in Spain and major Latin America states have greenlit fund Cibermedia, aimed at co-financing online and digital films, as well as TV programming.
On Nov. 5 an immaculately turned-out Juan Jose Nieto, prexy of Telefonica Media, took the stage at a Madrid hotel to make a rare public declaration about the company's future and rename it Admira.
Pan-European entertainment group Admira has posted a nine-month operating profit of 24.1 million euros ($21.6 million), compared to an operating loss of $49.7 million last year, on the back of strong…
Spanish Media group Admira has appointed Carlos de Muns as its international director, production and sales, a newly-created post.