BTF Media

‘Maradona: Sueño Bendito’ prodco BTF Media hires TV Azteca exec amid reorg

Miami-based BTF Media, the prodco behind Canal 9 and Amazon Prime Video’s series Maradona: Sueño Bendito, has restructured its team and named a former TV Azteca exec as its distribution chief. Yoselin Pérez Valdez, who left the Mexican broadcaster’s sales division in May, has been named SVP of sales, while Marco Forte, who had led […]

Lat Am’s Story A & Screen Capital open to European partners for $20m investment fund

Latin American finance firm Story A is open to partnering with European companies as it looks to spend a $20m audiovisual investment pot, according to CEO Angel Zambrano. Talking to TBI here at Content Americas, Zambrano said Story A would consider approaches from firms around the world, adding that scripted projects of eight to ten […]

BTF Media launches $500,000 accelerator initiative to support emerging talent

Spanish-language media outfit BTF Media has launched a new initiative here at Conecta Fiction in Toledo that aims to support emerging talent, with a $500,000 prize on offer. The BTF Acceleration program will seek five projects that it can support, providing incubation for creators and funding to speed up shows from development and get them […]

Amazon gives Maradona original the greenlight

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit a new Prime Original series based on the life of Diego Armando Maradona, one of the most controversial football figures in world. The international production takes audiences through the journey of the former player’s early life and across his prolific career, spanning from his home country of Argentina to Spain […]

New Spanish drama copro forum opens for entries

Conecta Fiction is calling for coproduction pitches that will take place at its inaugural edition in Galicia this summer. The event has backing from ICEX and Fundacion Autor, and is designed to foster coproductions with a Spanish partner or partners. To qualify for the copro pitching session projects must be in either English or Spanish, have an […]