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.
The 53rd San Sebastian Film Festival will host a film co-production and distribution forum for movies from North Africa and Portuguese-speaking Africa on Sept. 19.
Underscoring its rising cache with the financial sector, dominant Spanish pay TV player Sogecable has pulled down a significantly improved long-term credit facility worth Euros1.2 billion ($1.45…
Don't Spaniards dig suburban satire, dead narrators and sex with gardeners? "Desperate Housewives" has trounced the opposition on terrestrial webs in northern Europe, decimating broadcasters'…
Consolidating its grip on one of its main audience lures, Spain's main pay TV operator Sogecable has inked a new, exclusive three-year deal for nearly all live rights to soccer matches from the…
Two U.S.-backed private equity consortia and Spanish telco Ono have submitted binding bids for Spanish telco group Auna, which owns Spain's biggest cable TV operation, Auna TLC.
Spain saw a dream preem June 30 when a orange-colored, ponytailed, life-size doll with a semi-bare bottom waddled into the Capitol picture palace on Madrid's Broadway-ish Gran Via.
Spanish critics call Andreu Buenafuente "the Latino Letterman." It's only partly hype. Terrestrial commercial broadcaster Antena 3's latenight chat show "Buenafuente" pulls in 1.5 million viewers…
A driving force behind Spanish conglom Prisa's Plural Entertainment, the first Spanish film company to have offices in the U.S. and Spain, has ankled. As general manager, Luis Fernandez was No. 2 and…
Downbeat pics won out at the 20th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday. Toronto fest player "The Forest for the Trees" by German first-time helmer Maren Ade scooped the top…
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