Last week, French economic daily La Tribune reported that Prisa, Spain's biggest media company, had agreed to sell its 21% stake in Spanish pay TV conglom Sogecable to Canal Plus Group.
Two of Latin America's most energetic indie pic production companies, Mexico's Titan Producciones and Brazil's Total Filmes, have inked to develop and jointly produce one of the first…
Spanish telco Telefonica has put some significant TV assets on the sales block in a belt-tightening drive. These include its 23% in satellite system Hispasat, 50% in Argentine network Azul TV and its…
Dutch TV giant Endemol and Mexican media conglom Televisa are setting up a 50/50 production venture for TV and interactive products to be called Endemol Mexico, confirming industry buzz.
Viacom has dipped a toe into the European theme park biz, as subsid Paramount Parks inked an in-principle agreement Tuesday to take over management of troubled Spanish theme park Terra Mitica.
Spanish-Latin American production traffic stepped up last week as new Spanish-U.S. company Plural Entertainment inked a non-exclusive pact with leading indie Mexican production house Argos…
Spanish distrib and rights broker Sogepaq has acquired Spanish theatrical and video rights to Alex de la Iglesia's "800 Bullets."
"The Others" should help the others: other internationally minded Spanish producers. Film's take of Pta 1.5 billion ($8.5 million) in its first 10 days followed $19.8 million for Lolafilms' gross-out…
It may be a Spanish contradiction in terms, but the party is over. The future has caught up with Spain. The '90s were a dazzling decade of gangling growth in various directions -- in plex…
“AFRODITA, THE TASTE OF LOVE” (Astrolabio/Leo et Compagnie/Thelma/Cinesur/FilmTre) Starring Almodovar girls Cecilia Roth and Marisa Paredes, plus Neil Jordan boy Stephen Rea. Magical sensualism as…
"It's a fantastic place," says Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker. Nobody with clear sight or taste could ever disagree. Huddled between soaring hills -- like a verdant Rio de Janeiro and a…