MADRID -- Ending an era at Spain's biggest media group, Juan Luis Cebrian has been named executive chairman of Prisa, whose assets include satcaster Digital Plus, newspaper El Pais and radio network…
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," "Moneyball" and "The Smurfs" will soon be available on VOD in Latin America thanks to a pact between Sony Pictures Television and giant Spanish telco Telefonica.
Spain's Mediaproduccion, producer of Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Roman Polanski's "Carnage," has emerged from voluntary bankruptcy protection.
John Fogelman, former WME board member, has launched FactoryMade Ventures as an entertainment, media business development and consulting firm with J.J. Abrams as its principal investor.
Spain's telcos and newest TV broadcasters are injecting fresh money into Spain's cash-crunched film production sector.
Spain's Telecinco Cinema will co-produce and take Spanish free-to-air rights to 3D adventure tooner "Tad, the Lost Explorer," helmed by first-timer Enrique Gato.
The cash-crunched Spanish film biz could use some hefty help, and it's about to get it courtesy of Spain's biggest company, telco giant Telefonica.
Andrucha Waddington's "Lope," which screens out of competition Saturday, may mark a milestone for the Spanish film industry.
The dealmaker: Everyone has heard of John de Mol, the former pirate radio DJ who invented "Big Brother" and became the third-richest man in Holland in the process.
Mexican TV giant Televisa appears to be courting Spanish television behemoth Telefonica in a bid to sew up the Mexican triple-play market, edging out dominant telco Telmex.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%