European Union competition authorities on Friday cleared the merger of Spanish payboxes Canal Satelite Digital and Via Digital, owned by Sogecable and Telefonica, respectively.
The Toulouse Latin American Cinemas Festival and the San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival have selected five films from Argentina to feature in its first Films in Progress screenings this year.
Children's programming is disappearing in Spain, and few viewers or broadcasters give a hoot.
Having plunged 7.85% from E2.3 billion ($2.5 billion) in 2000 to E2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in 2001, Spain's TV ad spending appears to be bottoming out.
Spanish sales consortium, the Pi Group, has licensed all U.S. rights to "Los novios bulgaros," (Bulgarian Lovers) to TLA Releasing.
Full-year B.O. in Spain edged up 1.5% last year to 626 million euros ($673.0 million), while admissions fell 4.2% to 140.7 million, per figures published Monday by Spain's Ministry of Culture.
Telefonica's aggressive investment in the media since 1997 has come back to haunt the giant Spanish telco as its media subsid Admira Media posted a full-year net loss of €669 million ($720 million)…
It should be a banner year in 2003 for the U.S. major studios in Europe. Forget the lineups: The boom will be coming from a stronger euro, which has been closing in on the dollar since June. A…
Last year's B.O. results for 90% of Western Europe are now in: Total admissions held, rising 0.4% to 848.2 million in 2002. Gross B.O. increased 4% to €4.89 billion ($5.25 billion), aided by ticket…
Telefonica's aggressive investment in the media from 1997 came back to haunt the giant Spanish telco last year as its media subsid Admira Media posted €669.2 million ($719.6 million) full-year net…
Barcelona-based Manga Films, one of Spain's biggest indie distribbers, is entering local pic production. Manga will co-produce four films this year with Spain's Iris Star, headed by Pere Domenech.