Production company Plural Entertainment is living up to the name of its Spanish parent company, the media and publishing giant Prisa, which means "speed."
New San Sebastian fest topper Mikel Olaciregui is believed to have secured some heavyweight Spanish auteurs for its Official Selection.
Some ragtag side businesses are now propping up Telefonica Media's terrestrial broadcaster Antena 3, which has been hit by an advertising slump.
Spain's most senior female film and TV exec, Margaret Nicoll, has ankled as general manager and numero uno at distrib Sogepaq.
TV production exec Pepe Huertas has been tapped general manager of Spanish TV sales consortium PI (Produccion Independiente), the largest film and TV rights brokerage company in the Spanish-speaking…
The Ibero-American Film Festival of Huelva, in southern Spain, looks set to host the country's second Ibero-American Co-Production Forum.
Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal has taken a 45% stake in leading Spanish film distributor Sogepaq in a deal worth 47 million euros ($40 million).
One of Spain's hottest young directors, Alex de la Iglesia ("Perdita Durango"), has set up his own production banner, Panico Films.
In a new export drive, Spain's Institute for Foreign Commerce (ICEX) will commit up to 100,000 euros ($86,000) on P&A for the theatrical release of a Spanish film in a key overseas territory.
Giant Spanish telco Telefonica got the OK from the government to pull out of the cable TV sector in order to focus on its broadband rollout.
On May 23, Juan Vallejo and Juanito Oiarzabal took three hours to plod up the final few hundred feet of the north face of Everest, the same route that killed George Mallory in 1924.