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Video Interview with MarVista Entertainment’s Fernando Szew

MarVista Entertainment CEO Fernando Szew tells World Screen that he sees continued demand for quality content, even with all the consolidation and disruption taking place in the media landscape.

The independent studio MarVista Entertainment produces, acquires and distributes film and television programming. Founded in 2003, MarVista has built up a library of more than 2,500 hours. It has become an established co-production partner for outlets such as Disney Channel, Disney XD, Nickelodeon, Lifetime and Hallmark, and has also begun producing outside of North America. Alongside thrillers, horror and family-oriented films, MarVista is active in scripted TV series and is moving into short-form video for digital platforms.

About Anna Carugati

Anna Carugati is the group editorial director of World Screen.


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