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BBC Worldwide launches Britscreen events

BBC Worldwide is launching two new events to showcase its programming to Latin American and Hispanic US buyers under a Britscreen banner. The commercial arm of the BBC already has a huge Showcase event in the UK in February, which attracts about 800 buyers and has spawned a range of satellite events from other UK-based […]

Worldwide kids: Miami and Liverpool beckon

With trips to Miami and Liverpool coming up, Henrietta Hurford-Jones, BBC Worldwide’s director of childrens, tells TBI about new and returning shows, and her kids TV shopping list. The calendar for kids execs is well-populated with kids conferences, markets, screenings and producer get-togethers, and Showcase comes just days after the Kidscreen event, which corrals all […]

NATPE adding music industry track to Miami

NATPE will have a new dedicated music industry track at its Miami event in January. The industry group said NATPE Music will have a-list artists, publishers and executives and examine the areas where the TV and music businesses meet. The new track will run for the duration of the Miami event, which will again take place […]

Cisneros Media relaunches distribution outfit

Cisneros Media, owner of Venezuelan broadcaster Venevision and US Spanish-language Venevision Productions, has rebranded its distribution arm ahead of NATPE.  For the last 35 years Cisneros’ content has been sold by distributor Venevision International, with 30,000 hours bought in more than 100 countries and 20 languages, according to the company. However, the distributor has now […]

Shine recruits Palacio to run new Latin division

Shine has hired Cristina Palacio to run a new division that will make content for US Hispanic and Latin American broadcasters. Shine Hispanic & Latin America will have offices in Miami and Bogota, Colombia. Palacio founded Colombian producer BE-TV and will be president of the new division, Shine Hispanic & Latin America. The unit will […]

Miami Five-O: NATPE 2013

Miami Beach-based programme market NATPE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And all the indications are that it is in rude health. A record numbers of buyers, a sold out sign over the exhibition floor and a big-name conference programme are just a few of the headlines that should make Miami Five-0 a very happy […]

MTV ups Latin head of acquisitions

Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Marisol Amaya to senior director of programming acquisitions. Amaya previously headed up buying activities for the MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central channels in Latin America and in her new role will also have oversight of US Hispanic channel Tr3s. Based in Miami she will have a dual-report into Fernando […]