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Caracol, MarVista & Snap Team for Second Co-Pro

LOS ANGELES: Production has begun on the film Cup of Love, marking the second co-production between Colombia’s Caracol Televisión, Los Angeles-based MarVista Entertainment and Argentina’s Snap Distribution. The movie will be shot near the Colombian city of Medellin. A romantic comedy, the film stars Anna Hutchison (The Cabin in the ...

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DISCOP Africa Spotlight: Cisneros Media Distribution

JOHANNESBURG: Cisneros Media Distribution has in its catalogue Separated by Love, Urban Legends and XRC. Cisneros Media Distribution recently signed a deal with Getty Images Latin America for the development and worldwide commercialization of programmable content, exploiting the agency’s archive of millions of images and thousands of hours of audiovisual ...

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Globo Rolling Out Its Own VOD Platform

SÃO PAULO: Globo in Brazil is slated to launch its own VOD service, Globo Play, next week. The new on-demand platform is due out November 3. It will feature live content, catch-up programming and a library of Globo’s classic titles, available across devices such as smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. ...

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NBC Universo Picks Up South Park

MIAMI: A Spanish-dubbed version of the long-running animated series South Park is set to premiere tonight on U.S. Hispanic channel NBC Universo. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for Comedy Central, South Park is the longest running prime-time scripted series on cable and will be the first animated series ...

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Brazilian Pay-TV Market to Reach 27.7 Million Households

BUENOS AIRES: The Brazilian pay-TV market will reach 27.7 million households by 2018, according to data published by Dataxis, representing a 30.7-percent increase compared to end-2015. The new report Pay TV Series 2015: Brazil estimates that households with DTH pay-TV services will account for 60.9 percent of total Pay TV ...

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DIRECTV Latin America Nabs Premier League Rights

MIAMI: DIRECTV Latin America has secured the rights for three seasons of the English Premier League in the region, excluding Brazil. The agreement is for the live audiovisual broadcast rights for all 380 Premier League matches per season from 2016-17 to 2018-19. In addition to broadcasting the Premier League on ...

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New Telemundo Unit to Help Market Brands to Millennials

NEW YORK: NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ digital and emerging business division has launched Co-Lab, a new social native strategic unit set to engage Millennials through social content and native video experiences. The unit will provide best-in-industry practices and insights in the development of social video content, anchored on brand strategies and ...

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NBC Universo to Air Prison Break

MIAMI: A Spanish-dubbed version of the drama Prison Break is set to premiere on U.S. Hispanic network NBC Universo later this month. The series, which originally aired for four seasons on FOX, will debut October 20. NBC Universo subscribers will also be able to catch up on episodes in Spanish ...

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