Limonero Films

Distributors warn MIPTV changes could be “universally detrimental” to market

MIPTV’s new floorplan, confirmed by Reed Midem today, has prompted outrage from international distributors who worry the changes could be “universally detrimental” to small and mid-sized outfits.  While the businesses have been aware of potential plans to concentrate the market within the Grand Palais since April, MIP organiser Reed Midem’s decision to go forward with […]

Exclusive: Sky Arts picks up Travis doc ‘Almost Fashionable’

Sky Arts has acquired an award-winning documentary on Scottish band Travis.  The Comcast-owned pay-TV channel has added Almost Fashionable: A Film About Travis to its slate of new titles, and is understood to be readying a summer premiere for the 60-minute film about the rock band, which found fame in the ’90s for songs such as ‘Why […]

Limonero acquires rights for Norway’s ‘Wars Don’t End’

Limonero Films has tied up with Norwegian production company Up North to distribute its WWII doc Wars Don’t End, launching at MIPDOC this April. Narrated by Liv Ullman, the film will introduce the BAFTA-nominated game My Child Lebensborn, as part of a transmedia project supporting The Children Born of War Project. In the wake of […]

Limonero Films expands sales team

London and Barcelona-based distributor Limonero Films has expanded its team with the appointment of former HBO Latin America exec Andrea Orellana. Orellana has worked in several marketing agencies across South America, and also served as editorial content producer for Canal Sony, AXN and HBO’s Latin American channel HBO Olé in Caracas, Venezuela. She will serve […]

Amazon buys The Amazing Gayl Pile

LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile is now streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Germany and Japan. The Amazing Gayl Pile, which began life as a web series on Sarah Silverman’s online channel Jash, is billed as “one man’s misguided quest to conquer the world of home shopping”. Pile (Morgan Waters) ekes […]

Newbie distributor Limonero snags Seeso series

Newly-created distributor Limonero Films has come back from its first MIPCOM with a deal for UK rights to The Amazing Gayl Pile. The show was an original for Seeso, the US comedy SVOD service run by NBCUniversal. Limonero was set up by Pamela Martinez Martinez, a former TCB Media Rights and Boulder Creek sales executive, […]