Ana Rosa Quintana

Banijay’s Cuarzo appoints boss

Banijay-owned Spanish prodco Cuarzo Producciones has upped Xelo Montesinos to general manager. She replaces company founder Ana Rosa Quintana who stays on as chair of Banijay Spain. Montesinos has been with Cuarzo since its inception, and content director since 2008. Cuarzo has also made a new hire, with Victor García Martín taking a new research […]

Banijay to rep ITV Studios shows in Spain

Banijay Group has closed an exclusive multi-year deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment to rep the latter’s formats in Spain. Banijay Spain, which formed after Banijay acquired DLO Producciones to sit alongside Spanish compatriot Cuarzo in its stable, will handle adaptation and production of ITVSGE formats. These include Come Dine With Me (left), Four Weddings, […]

Banijay buys Spanish production company

Production and distribution group Banijay has acquired Day Light On Producciones (DLO), the Spanish drama prodco run by José Manuel Lorenzo (pictured). France-based Banijay already has a Spanish producer in its stable in the shape of Cuarzo Producciones, but the DLO deal moves it into the Spanish scripted market at a time when the country’s […]