TV and film conglom Sogecable and telco giant Telefonica are mulling the merger of their digital pay TV platforms, Canal Satellite Digital and Via Digital, after the Spanish government slapped 34…
From August 2000 to January 2002, Juan Jose Nieto held the most important position in the Spanish film/TV industry -- president of Telefonica Media.
Spanish production and distribution exec Ana Amigo has been tapped to lead Warner Bros.' local film production operation in Spain, which looks set to launch early next year.
TV exec Jaume Santacana has been tapped as the first director of Prodigius Aidiovisual, a new joint venture established this year by Spanish prodcos MediaPro and DeAPlaneta to produce and distribute…
The 17th edition of the Spanish Academy Goya awards -- Spain's equivalent to the Oscars -- looks like a fearsome face-off between Fernando Leon's unemployment drama "Mondays in the Sun" and Pedro…
Turning on a love affair in a Parisian porn theater, Jacques Nolot's "La Chatte a deux tetes," scooped the Golden Palm Tree best pic and director awards at the 23th Valencia Intl. Film Festival…
Lucas Moodysson's "Lilya-4-Ever" scooped honors for pic and actress (Oksana Akinshana) at the 40th Gijon Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped on Friday.
German post-production giant Das Werk, which initiated insolvency proceedings last month, has sold Spanish laboratory Image Film to film processing giant DeLuxe Laboratories.
The government looks set to introduce new pic exhibition measures to curb the deluge of U.S. pics on Spanish screens.
Spain's Council of Ministers gave a definitive thumbs-up Friday to the merger of the country's two biggest pay TV operators, Sogecable and the Telefonica-controlled Via Digital. But the government…