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Television / Spain

Álex de la Iglesia readying 30 Coins for HBO

Álex de la Iglesia readying 30 Coins for HBO

The tireless and mischievous Spanish filmmaker is immersed in the pre-production of an “epic” horror series that promises frights, sects, adventure, intrigue and a whole lot of black humour  

28/03 | Television | Spain

Isabel Coixet to shoot Foodie Love for HBO

Isabel Coixet to shoot Foodie Love for HBO

After directing the feature Elisa & Marcela, world-premiered at the most recent Berlinale, for Netflix, the Catalan filmmaker is preparing a TV series centring on food and romantic relationships  

15/03 | Television | Spain

Lights, camera, action! for Lontano da te, a new Italian-Spanish TV series

Lights, camera, action! for Lontano da te, a new Italian-Spanish TV series

Ivan Silvestrini is set to direct a Mediaset and Mediaset España romantic comedy, which will be broadcast on Canale 5 and Telecinco from the end of 2018 to the beginning 2019  

29/01/2018 | Television | Italy/Spain

The New Pope: Paolo Sorrentino’s new pope

The New Pope: Paolo Sorrentino’s new pope

The second series set in the Vatican by the director who won an Oscar for The Great Beauty will be produced, like the first, by American TV network HBO and Sky. Shooting is set to begin in 2018  

17/05/2017 | Television | Italy/USA/Spain

Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope making its way to screens soon

Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope making its way to screens soon

The eagerly awaited mini-series by the Italian Oscar winner will hit TV screens in October; it is an international co-production between Italy, the UK, the USA, France and Spain, and stars Jude Law  

16/06/2016 | Television | Italy/UK/USA/France/Spain

Movistar + signs up some big-name filmmakers for its TV series

Movistar + signs up some big-name filmmakers for its TV series

Alberto Rodríguez, Juan Cavestany and Álvaro Fernández Armero are the first three new recruits who will be directing the Spanish pay-TV channel’s own fiction productions  

26/04/2016 | Television | Spain

Spanish and European films to get increased airtime on La 2

Spanish and European films to get increased airtime on La 2

In 2010, Spain’s second public TV channel, La 2, will increase airtime for domestic and European films, according to TVE director Javier Pons. The evening prime time slot will thus be dedicated to...  

21/12/2009 | Television | Spain