Spanish media giant Prisa, whose many interests include paybox Canal Plus Espana and national newspaper El Pais, is poised to secure 100% control of one of Portugal's leading media companies.
Portugal's giant telco Portugal Telecom has pledged E25 million ($30 million) over five years to the Film and Audiovisual Fund, designed to finance more mainstream films and TV shows and boost…
Scandinavia was the big winner at this year's 26th Oporto Intl. Film Festival (Fantasporto), which wrapped Sunday.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
Portugal's largest company, Portugal Telecom was the target on Monday of a massive € 11 billion ($13.16 billion) takeover bid by Sonae, the country's shopping mall giant.
Portugal's best-known film producer, Paulo Branco, has sold his 120-title film catalog to Portugal Telecom Multimedia for a reported E6 million ($7.3 million) to stem crippling debts notched up by…
Germany's RTL and Spanish media group Prisa are vying to take over Portugal's Media Capital.
In the wake of Spanish media giant Prisa's recent acquisition of 33% of Portugal's Media Capital, D. Manuel Polanco Moreno, son of Prisa chairman Jesus de Polanco Gutierrez, has been nominated…
Leonor Silveira, the female lead in many of helmer Manoel de Oliveira's recent films, has been appointed VP of national film institute Icam, where she has been working since 2000.
Portugal's Media Capital has sold 33% of its capital and voting rights to Spain's Prisa for ¤189 million ($222.6 million).
The world's oldest jobbing film director, Portugal's 96-year-old Manoel de Oliveira, will shoot a sequel to Luis Bunuel's tale of high-class prostitution, sadism and sexual liberation, "Belle de…