Audiovisual from Spain Gears Up for MIPCOM


MADRID: There will be around 20 companies exhibiting at MIPCOM under the Audiovisual from Spain banner, an umbrella brand that was established to promote that country’s audiovisual production and distribution in the international market.

This includes Atresmedia, which is presenting No Identity; Filmax International, offering I Know Who You Are; and Mediaset España, showcasing Pepe’s Beach Bar. There are also a number of companies that will be exhibiting entertainment formats. This includes Veralia, which is highlighting Magic Mania, and Secuoya, which had success at MIPTV with The Shower. Phileas Productions will be at the market with its hit format Don’t Say It, Bring It! In the way of factual, Medina Media is launching The Sea Chef.

Additional offerings will be Anima Kitchent with Jelly Jam, Boomerang TV with The Secret of Old Bridge, Comercial TV presenting Bandolera, Explora Films with The Lemur’s Island, Film Factory Entertainment exhibiting Foosball, Grupo Ganga Producciones with Remember When, Imira Entertainment showcasing Bat Pat, Rays of Sunshine counting on Majorca is Not Magalluf! and Sogepaq highlighting Thesis.

“We are really thrilled to attend this MIPCOM to present the first 13 episodes of Pumpkin Reports,” said Tony Albert, the CEO of Motion Pictures. “After so many expectations in the market we find ourselves in the position to see them fulfilled. We are really proud of both the visual style and the comedy in the dialogues and situations and are convinced many buyers will jump between now and the launch of the show next summer so to expand the list of more than 80 territories were the series has already been presold.”

Sergio Sancho, the managing director of Phileas Productions, said: “This adds to the success [Don’t Say It, Bring It!] has achieved with local versions in Germany and Switzerland where it currently being broadcasted after the rights were renewed for a second season in each of those countries. In the U.S., one channel has ordered a pilot. The local producer is confident they will get the green light to soon begin full production.”