There's good news and bad news for Spanish TV advertising. The good: After an awful 2001, the ad slump appears to be bottoming out. The bad: Nobody's certain when ad investment will actually pick up.
At last year's Mifed, Paris-based sales company Celluloid Dreams pacted with eight Euro distribs to form a buying alliance for arthouse pics. But the deal fell apart at Cannes when Hengameh Panahi…
Japanese distributor Nippon Herald has acquired Japanese rights to Carlos Saura's latest dance film, "Salome."
Spain's biggest pay TV operator Sogecable reported Friday a third quarter loss of €40.7 million ($39.9 million) on revenues of $225.5 million.
Pony Canyon has licensed all rights for Japan to Spaniard Imanol Uribe's coming-of-age tale "El viaje de carol" (Carol's Journey).
Money available per film: B.O.-tabbed aid of up to $651,989 for a Spanish nationality film grossing north of $385,266, or more than $266,722 if it’s a first or second film. Upfront aid for first- and…
At next week's Mifed film mart in Milan, it will take considerable art to sell so-called art films. That's because the always fragile arthouse biz is being battered by faltering sales to TV outlets…
Production and services company MediaPro is bidding to buy one of the country's biggest post-production houses, Telson, to hike its presence in the Spanish film and TV sectors.
Pedro Almodovar's "Hable con ella" (Talk to Her), Fernando Leon's "Los lunes al sol," (Mondays in the Sun) and Jose Luis Garci's "Historia de un beso" (Story of a Kiss) will slug it out to become…
This year's Mifed will be tough. There will be fewer deals on fewer films. Films will take longer to close as buyers prove as picky as a gourmet at a Fiera cafe.