French sales company TF1 International has closed worldwide sales rights outside France and Spain on "Utopia," an upcoming contempo psychological thriller from Spanish director Maria Ripoll ("Man…
The European Commission has declined to rule on the proposed merger of Spain's two largest pay TV operators, Sogecable and the Telefonica-controlled Via Digital.
Spanish honchos often drop bombshells in late July, then disappear on vacation to survey the fallout. Telefonica's prexy Cesar Alierta is no exception. On July 25, he reportedly told analysts that…
Spanish telco Telefonica is reportedly poised to float the jewel in its media crown, Dutch reality show giant Endemol.
Leading pay TV operator Sogecable's first-half net losses doubled to €15 million ($15 million) as it battles higher operating costs and a slower Spanish economy.
Hit by crashing ad revenues at Argentinean broadcaster Telefe, Admira reported first-half losses of e305.6 million ($304.7 million), up 95% from a year earlier. First half revenues slumped 30% to…
There may be a ray of hope for an advertising recovery in Spain -- media company Prisa reported first half profits of €66 million ($65.4 million), 56% up on last year.
Some heavy-weight Spanish-lingo auteurs will compete in the Official Selection of the 50th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, running Sept. 19-28.
Box office in Spain shot up 13% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2001, according to a recent analysis by Nielsen EDI in Spain. With "Spider-Man" still spinning moolah and…
Journalist Jose Antonio Sanchez has replaced Javier Gonzalez Ferrari as director general and effective numero uno at Spanish state broadcaster Radio Television Espanola.
Spanish investor Fingalicia and regional radio company Agrupacion Radiofonica has taken 10% and 4% stakes respectively in Promotora de Emisoras de Television (Pretesa), the local TV subsid of Prisa…