EYEWORKS CUATRO CABEZAS DIGITAL INNOVATOR: HBO LATIN AMERICA BEST SCRIPTED FORMAT: TERMINALES


Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]

Latin Media Leaders: Televisa USA

BEST SCRIPTED FORMAT TERMINALES, TELEVISA USA   Terminales is the most talked about scripted format to come out of Latin America since Yo Soy Betty, La Fea turned up on ABC as Ugly Betty. The Televisa novela is also set up at a Disney-owned company, this time, youth skewing cable network ABC Family. The Mexican […]

Latin Media Leaders: HBO Latin America/HBO Go

DIGITAL INNOVATOR HBO LATIN AMERICA, HBO GO   In late 2011 HBO Latin America gave notice of its intention to launch its TV Everywhere service HBO Go throughout Latin America and 2012 was about delivering on that pledge. Emilio Rubio, president of HBO Latin America Group, says ownership of the digital space is a key […]

Latin Media Leaders: Caiga Quien Caiga

BEST FORMAT CAIGA QUIEN CAIGA, EYEWORKS CUATRO CABEZAS Caiga Quien Caiga (Whoever May Fall) is the most successful entertainment format to have hailed from Latin America. The International Emmy Award-winning current affairs format was created by Eyeworks’ Cuatro Cabezas and started out in Argentina in 1995. Local versions have been made all over the world. […]

Latin Media Leaders: Powwow

MOST INFLUENTIAL PRODUCTION COMPANY POWWOW LA, Miami and Buenos Aires-based producer Powwow bridges the Latin and international markets and had a standout 2012, making a new Cesar  Millan series, inking a programming pact with Telemundo and shopping a scripted format to a US broadcast network. CEO Daniel Gutman talks to TBI about the company’s stellar […]

Latin Media Leaders: Pedro Leda, Ledafilms

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PEDRO LEDA, FOUNDER AND CEO, LEDAFILMS Pedro Leda’s position in the Latin American TV business is notable for both its longevity and for the fact that he is held in such high regard. He was a clear winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award and those who nominated Leda spoke of his business […]

Latin Media Leaders: Cesar Conde, Univision

MOST SUCCESSFUL US HISPANIC EXECUTIVE CESAR CONDE, PRESIDENT, UNIVISION NETWORKS, UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS 2012 was an incredibly busy year for US Hispanic broadcasting group Univision, with the launch of four new channels, a move into bilingual services, the roll out of numerous digital initiatives and the rebranding of second network TeleFutura. “Not long ago we had […]

Latin Media Leaders: Enrique R. Martinez, Discovery Latin America

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ENRIQUE R. MARTINEZ, PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, DISCOVERY NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA/US HISPANIC Enrique Martinez has, in almost two decades at Discovery, stewarded it to become a cornerstone of the pay TV industry in Latin America and it now operates in 44 countries, in three languages, reaching 256 million subscribers. He has been […]

Latin Media Leaders: Fox’s Billion-Dollar Man

MOST INFLUENTIAL INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE HERNAN LOPEZ, PRESIDENT AND CEO, FOX INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS Hernan Lopez is Fox International Channels billion-dollar man. Having worked at Canal 9 and Cablevision in Argentina, he joined Fox in 1997, becoming general manager of Fox Latin America in 2000. Since then he has risen up the ranks and now runs Fox’s […]