Spanish digital satcaster Via Digital has inked exclusive pay and PPV deals with nine distributors in Spain.
The Catalonia Intl. Film Festival in Sitges will launch Mediamed, its first mini co-production market specializing in TV fiction, features and docus, Oct. 7-8.
Telefonica Media has announced the creation of a new European basketball tournament featuring 24 of the continent's top clubs.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Marking further media concentration in Spain's TV sector, well known indie exec Francisco Rodriguez is shuttering production-distribution house PPM Multimedia in order to head up animation at Spain's…
Francisco Ramos is ankling as CEO of Aurum, Spain's second-biggest indie pic distributor and one of its largest mainstream film producers. His departure, effective almost immediately, will see Ramos…
Pedro Almodovar's long-discussed debut in English-lingo filmmaking will have to wait. Almodovar is developing at least three screenplays, but all would see him lensing in his native Spanish language…
MADRID -- Mathieu KassovitzZ's fourth pic, "The Crimson Rivers," has been added to the list of official competition titles at the 48th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 21-30.
Juan Jose Nieto has been named president of giant Telefonica Media (TM), the most important position in the Spanish film and TV industry. In a separate development, former TM prexy Jose Antonio Rios…
MADRID -- One of Spain's best known TV execs, Tele 5 general manager Mikel Lejarza, will ankle his post Thursday to join Spain's giant media company, the Correo Group.
Michael Caine will receive the Donostia Award for career achievement at this year's 48th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 21-30.