James Cameron looks set to direct a documentary on the Prestige tanker disaster, which sank off the Spanish coast on Nov. 19, carrying 70,000 tons of oil.
In movie-mad Spain, you can always rely on films to pack a ratings punch on terrestrial TV, right? Wrong! TV results for 2002 are sounding alarms in the heads of local film acquisition execs.
Look down the crix fave pics lists for last year and one strain of foreign-lingo cinema stands out: movies from Spain and Latin America.
Giant Spanish telco Telefonica has raised its controlling stake in terrestrial broadcaster Antena 3 to 59%, buying 11.8% from Spain's biggest high street bank, Santander Central Hispano, for around…
Some nations have nativity plays. Spaniards' favorite Christmas dramas are real-life political meltdowns. This go-round has been no exception. Just before Christmas Day, Socialist opposition leader…
Helmer Pedro Almodovar's next pic will be the Spanish-lingo "La mala educacion" (Bad Education). Produced by El Deseo, the Madrid-based production shingle of Almodovar and brother Agustin Almodovar…
Bringing tidings of comfort, if not quite joy, to Spain's cash-strapped film industry, the country's Official Credit Institute (ICO) has committed S45 million ($46.6 million) in low-interest credit…
First Hand Films has boarded Emmy-nommed TV director Javier Diez Moro's English-lingo, docu-style feature "Truth and Lies."
Germany's Dresdner Bank will retain the 25% stake in Telecinco that it inherited from the Kirch Group. Kirch used the stake in late 2001 to secure a DM910 million ($410 million) loan from Dresdner.
Spain's main pay TV operators, Sogecable and Via Digital, have vowed to continue buying Spanish pics if their merger goes through.