Buendía Estudios

Spain’s Buendía Estudios hires former SPT Iberia chief to lead global production push

Spain’s recently launched heavyweight production outfit Buendía Estudios has hired Sony Pictures Television’s former distribution chief for Iberia to head up its nascent international production business.  María Valenzuela becomes SVP of international strategy & business development at Buendía Estudios, which was formally launched earlier this year by telco giant Telefónica and commercial broadcaster Atresmedia. It is focused on producing Spanish-language content […]

Atresmedia preps the catwalk for ‘Drag Race Spain’

Spain is the latest country to pick up the global hit Drag Race format, with a local version headed to Atresmedia’ SVOD service Atresplayer Premium, as well as WOW Presents Plus, where it will stream internationally. Drag Race Spain is being produced by Atresmedia TV in collaboration with Buendía Estudios and executive produced by US-based World of […]

Buendía Estudios hires Ignacio Corrales as MD

Telefónica and Atresmedia have hired Ignacio Corrales as MD of their new joint venture Buendía Estudios. Buendía Estudios was launched last month with a focus on producing Spanish content for a worldwide audience. Corrales was formerly MD at its parent company’s Atresmedia Studios and is an experienced figure in the industry, who has held a variety […]