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Spain's principal association of cable TV operators, the Agrupacion de Operadores de Cable (AOC), is prepping a pic rights acquisition company for Spain. According to financial daily Expansion, the…
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Veteran film industry exec Matthew Specktor has been named to head the Los Angeles office of RightsCenter.com, which specializes in aiding the purchase of literary rights over the Internet. Specktor…
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FRANCE Culture minister Catherine Tasca has called UGC Cine Cite, France’s biggest exhibitor, to account for its unilateral launch of a cheap-rate cinema pass. The deal, under which filmgoers can see…
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