Pedro Almodovar's "Hable con ella" (Talk to Her), Fernando Leon's "Los lunes al sol," (Mondays in the Sun) and Jose Luis Garci's "Historia de un beso" (Story of a Kiss) will slug it out to become…
This year's Mifed will be tough. There will be fewer deals on fewer films. Films will take longer to close as buyers prove as picky as a gourmet at a Fiera cafe.
Jaume Balaguero's haunted house pic "Darkness," Spain's biggest English-lingo pic of the year, broke local records for 2002, scaring up an opening Friday to Sunday tally of $1,166,319 off 275 prints.
Enrique Gonzalez Macho's art pic distrib shingle Spain-based Alta Films has struck a three-year exclusive theatrical distribution deal with Tesela Films.
Executive head-hunting vet Ben Ward has created the 7Arts Consultancy, a rare example of an international executive search company based in Europe focussing on entertainment and media.
The government has surprised analysts by abolishing TV ownership limits in Spain on Friday. One company may now own a commercial broadcaster outright -- up from the 49% cap.
Juan Menor, a veteran exec at Radio Television Espanola (RTVE), has been promoted to its No. 2 post as director of TVE, the core television company at the Spanish pubcaster.
The U.S. and European film industries have a new chance to sever an old bond -- that of mutual incomprehension. This time around, the issue is fair payment for actors, raised at a roundtable on the…
Until recently among the most avid art-pic acquisitors in Europe, Spain's four top speciality pic distribbers - Alta Films, Vertigo Films, Wanda Vision and Golem Distribucion - have warned that they…
In the first sizable deal to be closed at the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, Ocean Films has acquired all French rights to the three-part tale "Historias minimas." Set in Patagonia, film is…
After last year's low-key post-9/11 edition, the 50th San Sebastian Film Festival has returned to form. With so many pics having already played at Toronto, the fest offered no big international…