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Comarex to sell Cisneros shows globally

Mexico-based distributor Comarex has acquired rights to Latin American content giant Cisneros Media Distribution’s catalogue outside the US and Spain. The deal hands Comarex more than 30,000 hours of programming, and is a particular boon as the distributor lost its representation agreement with TV Azteca earlier this year. CMD executive VP Marcello Coltro will continue […]

Peace Point secures Cisneros series for sales

Canada’s Peace Point Right has acquired right to Cisneros Media Distribution’s unscripted programmes in a number of territories. The deal covers rights to the Venezuelan broadcaster’s catalogue in Canada, UK, France, Monaco, Andorra, French speaking Belgium and Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Baltics, Balkans, CIS, Australia and New Zealand. Initial titles include 4x30mins ISIS news […]

Cisneros inks Brazilian Barreto deal

Venezuelan distributor Cisneros Media has inked a deal with the Brazilian Barreto family and will sell a range of its films to broadcasters and platforms internationally. Bareto has been producing films and shorts out of Brazil since the early 1960s and Cisneros will take a slate of over 80 to market. Classic titles in the […]

Cisneros pay TV chief exits

Cosme Lopez is leaving his post at the top of Cisneros Media’s pay TV division after 15 years with the Venezuelan broadcast group. Members of Cisneros Media Distribution’s team, which executive VP of content distribution Marcello Coltro leads, will assume Lopez’s duties. Lopez (pictured) most recently held the post of senior VP and general manager […]

Bomanbridge peddles Venezuelan clip show

Singapore-based Bomanbridge Media has acquired Asian distribution rights to Venezuelan clip show XRC. The deal with Cisneros Media means Bomanbridge will head to the AFT in December with the 78x30mins programme in its catalogue. XRC is created from a library of action-fuelled clips of high-speed pursuits, police shootouts, devastating fires and cliffhanging rescues, and has […]

Cisneros brings in ex-studio exec

Cisneros Media Distribution has drafted in Wilma Maciel, a former Sony Pictures Television and Warner Channel executive. At the sales arm of Venezuelan media group Cisneros, Maciel will be VP, content management and acquisitions, reporting to executive VP, content distribution Marcello Coltro. Maciel has held roles such as VP of programming, acquisitions, on-air planning and […]

News brief: Cisneros picks up teen telenovela

Cisneros Media Distribution has taken international rights to teen drama series Candela. It will launch the 80x60mins Ony Productions series globally, beginning at NATPE this week with cast from the series in town. The show follows a free-spirited teen who is forced to go and live with her biological father in a status-obsessed uptown suburb […]

Cisneros reveals new sales structure

Cisneros Media Distribution has confirmed its new operating structure under sales chief Marcello Coltro (below), with former divisional boss Cesar Diaz appointed to an Asia-focused post. Diaz will oversee the CMD catalogue in Asia via his new sales company 7A Media, which launches internationally today at NATPE in Miami. He will also evaluate and develop […]

Cisneros promotes Lopez to pay TV chief

Venezuelan group Cisneros Media has promoted Cosme Lopez to oversee its worldwide pay TV operations. Lopez will be senior VP and general manager of pay TV channels and services, effective immediately, working out of Cisneros’ Miami base and reporting to executive VP, content distribution Marcello Coltro. He joined Cisneros in 2000 as general manager of […]

Distribution chief Diaz exits Cisneros

Cesar Diaz is exiting Cisneros Media Group after nearly nine years at the Venezuelan media firm, TBI has learned. The veteran international sales executive is planning to launch his own independent content company after exiting Cisneros Media Distribution. He will continue to work with Cisneros on a number of joint projects, he said in a […]