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MIPCOM Spotlight: Canal 13 Sudmedia

CANNES: At MIPCOM, Canal 13 Sudmedia is unveiling a catalogue chock-full of Chilean movies that have premiered within the last two years. “They are commercial films ranging from comedies to dramas, and they feature compelling stories that reflect our continent’s particularities while offering global potential,” says Marina Del Canto, the ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Televisa Internacional

CANNES: With the verdant landscape of the Mexican state of Chiapas as a backdrop, Televisa Internacional’s MIPCOM highlight Burden of Guilt centers on a love story filled with passion and intrigue that reshapes the lives of three families and shakes up an entire town. The title is one of many ...

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Benjamin Salinas Sada Named New TV Azteca CEO

MEXICO CITY: Benjamin Salinas Sada, son of Grupo Salinas founder Ricardo B. Salinas, has been tapped to replace Mario San Roman as CEO of TV Azteca. Salinas Sada has been a member of Grupo Salinas’s executive committee of strategy for the past five years. He has also produced several multiplatform ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Band Content Distribution

CANNES: Brazil-based Band Content Distribution arrives at MIPCOM hoping to strengthen its relationships with existing customers while attracting new partnerships by offering content for different platforms. Among the highlights is Wacky TV, a cartoon spoof on popular network fare featuring parodies of news broadcasts, talk shows and even infomercials. Additionally, ...

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Televisa Pacts with Canadian Producer for English-Language Titles

SANTA MONICA: Taking advantage of a Mexican-Canadian tax treaty for scripted series, Grupo Televisa is slated to produce multiple English-language series aimed at on-demand and traditional TV markets. The group will produce the content with Vancouver-based Odyssey Media. Duality, the first title developed through the partnership, depicts an elite team ...

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Conference Registration Opens for MIPCancun

PARIS/CANCUN: MIPCancun, which runs from November 18 to 20 in Mexico, has opened registration for a new TV-content conference. The conference program, titled “Passion for TV Content,” will be run in partnership with Pro Mexico. It will take an in-depth look at producing within and for the Latin American market. ...

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Andres Santos Joins Televisa USA’s Programming Sales Team

SANTA MONICA: Televisa USA has expanded its English-language programming sales ranks, naming Andres Santos as international sales manager. In his newly create role, Santos will report to Jonathan South, the director of worldwide sales. The hiring comes as the production and distribution arm headed by Chris Philip ramps up its ...

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TV Latina’s New MIPCOM App is Now Available

NEW YORK: TV Latina’s MIPCOM app, which has been redesigned, is now available for iOS devices in the iTunes App Store and for Android on Google Play. The new TV Latina app includes: -TV Listings: The best resource for programming buyers, providing detailed listings of new content available on the ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Caracol TV Internacional

CANNES: Two scripted series shot in 4K and spotlighting historic women are at the top of Caracol TV Internacional’s MIPCOM lineup. Soul Sisters is the tale of siblings who fought to bring attention to the Colombian musical genre known as “la carrilera.” Using their voices, the singers managed to overcome ...

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