Imagina


Amazon US moves for Spanish and UK drama

Amazon has snagged two new international scripted series, coming on board the upcoming second season of Sky’s drama Fortitude, and acquiring Spanish primetime prison drama Locked Up. Supernatural drama Fortitude is on Sky Atlantic in the UK and now has Amazon as its US partner after the streaming service bought it for the States. The […]

FBI raids offices of Imagina US subsidiary

The FBI has raided the offices of Media World, a subsidiary of the US arm of Spanish production and distribution group Imagina. Madrid-based Imagina confirmed US law enforcement officials had searched the Media World facilities in Miami. The raid was part of the TBI’s investigation into alleged corruption and mismanagement at major world football bodies […]

Eccho poaches Imagina exec for Lat Am role

Eccho Rights has hired Barbora Susterova to become its first head of Latin America. Susterova (pictured) joins the Spark Eccho Group-owned distributor this month from Spanish giant Imagina, where she has handled sales of territories including Latin America for the past eight years. Eccho has recently sold Turkish drama Ezel into ten Latin American territories, […]

Fox names Iberia boss

Fox International Channels has promoted Vera Pinto Pereira to managing director of FIC Spain and Iberia. The appointment comes a year after she joined FIC as COO for Southern Europe and Africa from Portuguese pay TV platform MEO. Adam Theiler, FIC’s executive VP for Southern Europe and Africa, has been overseeing the FIC Spain and […]

Spain’s drama producers look to go global

Spain’s crisis has forced TV producers to seek international business. Local fiction continues to dominate Spanish primetime, but the dramatic fall in investment in TV advertising has obliged broadcasters to cut their budgets for originals. Creating virtue out of necessity, an increasing number of drama producers are looking beyond Spanish border and beginning to reap […]

Spain’s Imagina restructures sales division

Spanish TV and film producer and distributor Imagina is restructuring its international sales unit. The new structure at Imagina International Sales combines content sales across TV, features, home entertainment and new media. As part of the reorganisation, Barbora Susterova (pictured) has been promoted to sales manager, while Guillermina Ortega and María José Camacho will round […]