Warner Bros. has bid adios to exhibition in Spain. It has sold its entire 33% stake in its cinema circuit joint venture, Warner Lusomundo Sogecable Cines de Espana, to U.K. private equity company…
At least two private equity consortia are among bidders for part or all of Spanish telco Auna, the owner of Spain's biggest cable TV operation, Auna TLC.
Having taken on flamenco ("Sevillanas") and the tango ("Tango"), Carlos Saura will attack a third great melancholy music style, directing "Fados," a celebration of Portugal's classic, lamenting…
Barcelona's ABS is teaming with the U.K.'s Zephyr Films and Ingenious Media on "Jungle Red," an India-set Bollywood-style musical to be helmed by Antonio Eloy with music by Barry Adamsom ("Lost…
In Germany, the new movie money game is private equity financing. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's cabinet approved an across-the-board tax legislation bill May 4 that effectively nixed…
Carlos Reygadas' "Battle In Heaven" has closed a raft of major territories following its Cannes competition screening Sunday.
Spain's Gijon Intl. Film Festival will fete Todd Solondz ("Palindromes") and French helmer Claire Denis ("The Intruder," "Good Work.") with complete career tributes.
The European Union will plough public coin into the launch of European online distribution services and the digitization of films.
"Teresa," Ray Loriga's portrait of Spanish protofeminist and hallucinatory mystic Teresa de Avila, has been sold to Brazil (Conquest Filmes), Mexico (Gussi) and Venezuela (Blancica).
London-based production and sales company Buena Onda has inked with Brazilian digital film distributor Rain Network to extend its proprietary distrib system to other parts of Latin America, South…
Fortissimo Films' recently created TV sales division has inked with Spain's Notro Films for the Barcelona-based distribution house to take TV, DVD and some theatrical rights on a package of nearly 50…