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  • CANNES: After Hitting Bottom, Spanish Fortunes Rise Again

    For Spain's film industry, the spring outlook for 2014 represents a frustrating paradox. On the one hand, theatrical grosses and ticket sales through April 20 were up 12% and 29%, respectively, over 2013, according to Rentrak. The romantic comedy...
  • Al Jazeera Files $150 Million Compensation Claim Against Egyptian Government

    Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a $150 million compensation claim against Egypt on the grounds that a crackdown by the country's military-backed government has damaged its investments there since July 2013. The Qatari-owned broadcaster, its...
  • Qatar Funds Startup News Channel to Assuage Al Jazeera Critics

    TEL AVIV - In an apparent bid to distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and appease its powerful neighbors, Qatar on Monday announced plans for a new television station to serve as a counterweight to its homegrown powerhouse Al Jazeera. Funded by...
  • Mediaset Reportedly In Talks With Telefonica To Jointly Buy Stake In Spain's Canal Plus

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is reportedly in advanced talks to raise its stake in Spanish paybox Canal Plus by making a joint bid with Spanish telecom Telefonica for the 56 percent Canal Plus portion held by principal shareholder Prisa TV. The...
  • Del Toro, Robbins, Kurylenko Set for Fernando Leon de Aranoa's 'A Perfect Day'

    MADRID -- Benicio del Toro, Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko will star in conflict-zone drama "A Perfect Day," the English-language debut of Fernando Leon de Aranoa, one of Spain's most reputable and popular auteurs. France's Melanie Thierry ("Babylon AD"...
  • Alec Baldwin Joins Santiago Segura's 'Torrente 5'

    MADRID - Alec Baldwin will team with Spanish industry heavyweights Santiago Segura, Sony Pictures Releasing in Spain, Telefonica Studios, the film-TV production house of telco Telefonica, cable operator ONO, and Atresmedia Cine, the film arm of...
  • Hackers can use Snapchat to disable iPhones, researcher says

    Hackers can use Snapchat to disable iPhones, researcher says
    A cyber security researcher has discovered a vulnerability within the Snapchat mobile app that makes it possible for hackers to launch a denial-of-service attack that temporarily freezes a user's iPhone. Jaime Sanchez, who works as a cyber-security...
  • Canteen Outlaws to Serve Up 'Blue and Not So Pink' for the U.S., Canada

    BUENOS AIRES - Canteen Outlaws, the new gay-focused label of TLA Entertainment Group and Artsploitation Films, has acquired Venezuelan gay family drama "Blue and Not So Pink," the directorial debut of actor-turned-director Miguel Ferrari. Canteen prexy...
  • Mediaset Mulls Merging Italo And Spanish Pay-TV Ops

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is mulling merging its pay-tv operations in its core Italian and Spanish markets, the top Italian commercial broadcaster announced on Wednesday. In a statement Mediaset, which is run by Piersilvio Berlusconi (pictured)...
  • Spain Sees Rapid Growth in VOD as Audiences Tap Into Digital Streaming

    While Spain's economy and box office are still reeling, the country also is undergoing a revolution in the way consumers, particularly younger ones, watch TV, as new technology including smartphones and tablets drive up numbers in the exploding video-on-...
  • Telefonica Studios Ups Production Slate

    SAN SEBASTIAN -- Already co-producing movies - and far more than is generally imagined - in Spain and Argentina, giant Spanish telco Telefonica is stepping up to the plate, upping the coin, visibility and scale on its investment in film. Upcoming...