On May 16, Spanish pic distributor Francisco Hoyos, a party-hearty phenomenon, at last found temporary rest: Under general anesthetic, he was given a triple bypass at a Madrid hospital. Spectacularly…
Warner Bros. Intl. is advancing on plans to establish local production and overseas acquisitions operations in Spain and Italy. The Italian division is likely to be up and running first, sometime…
Spanish producer powerhouse Sogecine plans to co-produce four to seven Spanish films a year, doubling its production slate and consolidating its status as the biggest film production house in Spain…
Jerry Perenchio's Univision Communications, the top U.S. Spanish-lingo net, is attempting a new Spanish conquest: to open up the U.S. Latino market for Spanish-lingo films.
RTL, the Euro broadcasting giant, may be back in talks with Dutch production heavyweight Endemol and its parent company, Spain's Telefonica Media, over possible cooperation arrangements.
Spain has a new business game: pre-guessing what cards Telefonica Media will play to push toward profits.
RTL Group, the pan-European broadcasting giant, is reported to have renewed talks with Dutch TV production heavyweight Endemol Entertainment and its Spanish parent Telefonica Media over a possible…
Fireworks Pictures has taken North American rights to New Zealand Directors Fortnight player "Rain." The coming-of-age tale marks the feature film debut of New Zealand commercials director Christine…
Los Angeles-based Sceneries Intl. has acquired worldwide rights (outside co-producing countries) to Fernando Solanas' "Aphrodite: The Taste of Love," based on a best-selling recipe book by Latin…
The fourth edition of the Latin American Screens (LAS) will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, Nov. 19-21.
True to its image, the Rio Film Festival served up an soiree of suave sensuality Tuesday at the Grand Hotel Plage. Brazilian and Latin toppers mixed with U.S. specialty distribs and, after dinner…