Fred Medina

Ex-BBCWW Lat Am chief joins Lantica

Former BBC Worldwide Latin America chief Fred Medina has joined Caribbean entertainment company Lantica Media. Medina (pictured) will become the TV and film production firm’s first COO, with board member Joaquin Blaya named executive chairman. Both execs have played significant roles in Spanish-language US media, with Medina most recently managing director and executive VP, BBCWW […]

Gordon replaces Medina at BBC Worldwide

Anna Gordon has stepped up to the executive VP post at BBC Worldwide Latin America following incumbent Fred Medina’s resignation in April. Gordon has most recently been based at BBCWW’s London headquarters, where she was project lead on the roll-out global OTT and sales director, global markets (non-English-speaking). She relocates to Miami to oversee all […]

BBC Worldwide strikes trio of Chile deals

BBC Worldwide has struck three deals with Chilean broadcasters and platforms for its content. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, the BBC, announced at the NATPE convention in Miami that it has done deals with Chilean pubcaster TVN, its commercial counterpart Chilevision, and pay TV operator VTR. TVN has acquired a package of […]

LA Screenings 2014: BBC Worldwide strikes HBO deal

HBO has acquired four drama series from BBC Worldwide for its Latin American service. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster announced the deal during the ongoing LA Screenings. The agreement covers a quartet of the distributor’s top drama titles: four-part biopic Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, 13x45mins fantasy series Atlantis (pictured), […]

TBI’s 2013 in review – part three

In the third part of a review of 2013, we look at the ever changing face of the industry – is that former rival now your partner in crime in your acquisitions department? TBI runs down all the major comings and goings from the past twelve months.   SURPRISE DEPARTURES AND TOP LEVEL CHANGES David […]

BBC Worldwide announces global bosses following restructure

BBC Worldwide has announced a raft of new senior management positions following its recently announced restructure. Paul Dempsey (pictured), president, global markets, has appointed regional bosses for Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster announced a wide-ranging restructure last year and these appointments mark […]