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.
Spain's 2002 box office takings and admissions could be down from last year's results.
Top Spanish pay TV operator Sogecable is backing allegations, originally made by France's Canal Plus Group, that a News Corp. subsidiary -- NDS Americas -- hacked into rival digital TV smart cards…
Italian Prime Minister and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi's iron grip over the airwaves is extending to Spain.
New Pan-Europe movie distrib Entera has struck an in-principle deal for video/DVD distribution in Italy with the country's leading production and distribution company, Medusa Film.