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What Spanish hero ‘El Cid’ can teach us about global production

Jose Velasco, founder & president of Spain-based iZen Group, tells TBI about his company’s epic new drama El Cid for Amazon Prime – and why the show’s protagonist shares many qualities with those working in the international production business. The role of the independent producer in these interesting times is not dissimilar to that of the medieval heroes, […]

Spain’s Zebra hires Navarrette from Azteca

Spanish producer Zebra Productions has hired Juan Navarrette from TV Azteca in Mexico. He will become senior executive producer at the prodco, which is part of the Izen Group. At Azteca, Navarrette he worked on primetime entertainment and formats. As well as working on formats of international shows, he created Baila si Puedes, Soy tu […]

Spanish prodcos merging to form major player

Spanish producers Zebra Producciones and Veralia Contenidos are merging their TV activities to form a new player on the market, iZen Producciones. The new company hold a piece of in international content group iZen, in which France’s Elephant and the Middle East’s Imagic also have stakes, as Zebra previously owned shares. Both prodcos will retain […]