New Spanish producer Drimtim Entertainment aims to beat Stateside companies at their own game -- creating competitively priced English-lingo TV movies for the U.S. market.
In a significant thrust into the U.S. Hispanic market, Mexican TV giant Televisa, Spanish prodco Plural Ent. and specialized Latino market marketing company Latin World Entertainment have created a…
The news of Wednesday's Oscar choices bounced around the world -- with a jubilant Spanish film industry celebrating the director and original screenplay noms for Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her."
U.S. TV producer heavyweights Carsey-Werner-Mandabach ("The Cosby Show," "Roseanne") and Mark Burnett Productions ("Survivor") are producing a pilot of sitcom "Are We There Yet?" for the WB network…
The slew of deals continued at the Berlin Intl. Film Fest on Monday as Focus Intl., Sony and Miramax pounced on pics.
Spanish live action comic book adaptation "Mortadelo & Filemon (The Big Adventure)" has blasted all time B.O. records for a Spanish movie grossing a first three-day €5,029,487 ($5.5 million) off 313…
The boot is now on the other foot. Throughout the 1990s, local distributors in Europe would be summoned by top sales agents to discover the product they were going to buy. Distributors would grouch…
Several new indie film shingles - many with familiar faces - have recently emerged from the woodwork. Following are five to keep an eye on.
Oscar organizers, take note: Spain's 17th annual Goya Awards, held Feb. 1, set out to celebrate Spanish film, but ended up an antiwar rally that deepened the divide between Spain's film industry and…
Composer and music entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, one of the architects of the U.S. Latino music boom, is taking his first large steps in TV drama production, creating a new production company with…
Spain's cable operators filed appeals with the country's Supreme Court on Monday, calling for the suspension of Sogecable and Telefonica's just-confirmed pay TV mega-merger, claiming it threatens the…