SAN SEBASTIAN – Call it the San Sebastian effect. Koldo Zuazua’s San Sebastian-based Kowalski Films, one of Spain’s most active national and international co-producers, with three films at the San…
On the eve of Toronto fest kick-off, European mini-major Studiocanal has closed an exclusive distribution pact with Ottawa-based pubcaster Radio-Canada. The five-year deal, effective in…
PARIS — A top purveyor of original drama and high-profile imports, paybox Canal Plus is launching a premium HD channel dedicated to series to drive up subscriptions. Canal Plus Series, set to bow…
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
Latin America is key to the Catholic Church, but it's increasingly important to the global showbiz industry as well.
MADRID — French media conglom Vivendi unveiled its 2012 earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the Canal Plus Group, one of Europe’s biggest buyers of Hollywood content, is holding up despite recession…
Argentina has launched a digital TV feed for state and private feevees delivered for free via satellite connections, a $2 billion effort aimed at widening access to information.
Skewed media coverage is compromising the validity of Peru's presidential race, international electoral observers have charged.