Spain's biggest deal in years has finally gone through. Pay TV operator Sogecable and telco giant Telefonica at last said yes Jan. 29 to merging their digisat TV platforms -- Sogecable's Canal…
Fernando Leon's unemployment drama "Mondays in the Sun" swept the 17th Spanish Academy Goya awards, Spain's equivalent to the Oscars, with nods for film, director, actor (Javier Bardem), supporting…
After a nine-month delay, Spanish pay TV operator Sogecable and telco Telefonica agreed Wednesday to merge their rival digital satellite TV platforms, potentially creating one of Europe's most…
Spain's Science and Technology Minister Josep Pique said Tuesday that he expected pay TV operators Sogecable and Telefonica to go ahead with the merger of their digital TV platforms.
Douglas Wilson and brothers Ignacio and Gonzalo Salazar-Simpson have founded the Madrid-based film production company, LaZona Films.
"Los Novios bulgaros," by Spanish director Eloy de la Iglesia, has been selected for the arthouse Panorama section at this year's Berlin. Intl. Film Festival.
He might not be at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives meet in New Orleans, but his name is likely to be on a lot of lips there.
Few Spanish news hounds have swum so doggedly -- and to such great effect -- through the sewers of Spain's state and society as El Mundo TV general manager Melchor Miralles.
It's been a tough year for the biz in Spain, and 2003 looks even tougher. In May, Sogecable and telco Telefonica announced they were considering a merger of their pay TV operations.
U.K. cinema admissions rose 13% to 175.9 million in 2002, with B.O. up 17% to £755 million ($1.21 billion).
New pan-Euro film financing, production and distribution company Entera has tapped Margaret Nicoll, former general manager of Spanish distribber Sogepaq, as international production director.