Diego Galan looks set to step down as the director of the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival. He will be replaced by current deputy director Mikel Olaciregui. Both Galan and Olaciregui are expected to…
Salma Hayek will exec produce and star in an original movie jointly produced by MGM and Showtime, "In the Time of the Butterflies."
Spanish distributor Sogepaq has acquired all rights for Spain on a roster of movies including the Sigourney Weaver-starrer "Heartbreakers," "The Husband I Bought" with Charlize Theron and Ashley…
Giant Spanish niche channel packager Media Park is seeking a U.S. studio to take an equity stake in the company before its stock market flotation.
In a further sign of pan-European concentration in the exhibition sector, UCI-Cinesa, UCI's Spanish exhibition loop, has reached a programming alliance with Kinepolis for Spain.
One of the best-known faces in the Spanish film industry, Carmelo Romero, is stepping down after 22 years at the ICAA Spanish film institute, the main governmental subsidy and promotional body for…
The Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has acquired worldwide rights outside Spain and France to the Spanish-lingo comedy "La gran vida," Salma Hayek's first film made in Spain. Move reps the…
Alta Films, Spain's biggest art film distributor, has signed an output deal with satcaster Via Digital, signaling yet another move by product-aggressive Telefonica Media. The accord gives the digital…
Spain's National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has opened an investigation against Telefonica prexy Juan Villalonga.
Adding further to its string of worldwide investment negotiations, Telefonica Media (TM) is in talks with "four to five" U.S.-based companies for a range of equity participation deals or joint…
Powerhouse telco Telefonica Media dropped two bombs Wednesday, announcing a stunning $100 million investment in 20 to 30 Spanish co-productions during the current year and also revealing the…