Spanish broadcaster Telecinco is putting its weight behind a $20 million movie "Alatriste," based on the bestselling historical novels of Spanish writer Arturo Perez-Reverte.
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium has closed an output deal for terrestrial TV with Spanish broadcaster Telecinco. Accord was announced Monday by Telecinco CEO Paolo Vasile.
B.O. is languishing in Spain. According to Nielsen EDI, total 2003 B.O. through Oct. 2 dropped 0.2% to E436.6 million ($513.6 million) compared to the same period a year earlier. Admissions were down…
"James' Journey to Jerusalem," a nimble but telling skit on illegal immigration and racketeering in Israel, won the top Golden Palm Tree at an austere 24th Valencia Intl. Film Festival.
One of Europe's only year-round film schools for children, Spain's Orson the Kid, is prepping its first feature, an adaptation of Charles Dickens' ghost chiller "The Signalman."
Madrid-based indie sales house Kevin Williams Associates has picked up international sales rights to Oliver Stone's Fidel Castro profile, the feature-length theatrical docu "Comandante."
Tepuy USA has inked with Barcelona TV movie production company Prodigius Audiovisual to distribute its telepics worldwide.
Spain's merged digital TV platform Digital Plus added 50,000 new subscribers in September, its controlling shareholder Sogecable announced Monday.
Planeta/De Agostini and the RTL Group look set to up their stakes in Spanish web Antena 3 when owner Telefonica distributes a 30% stake in its private broadcaster among its shareholders on Tuesday…
One of Spain's largest rights-holders, producer Enrique Cerezo, has bought up 16% of Spanish indie distribber Manga Films for €6 million ($7.0 million) in what looks like the seeds of a long-term…
Confirming expectations, producer and TV exec Pedro Perez has been elected prexy of Spain's powerful producers lobby, the Federacion de Asociaciones Audiovisuales Espanoles (FAPAE).