Motion Pictures

Xavi Mas heads to PGS

Kids distributor PGS Entertainment has recruited Xavi Mas and the seasoned sales exec will work out of the company’s new Barcelona office. Mas will be senior VP, global sales, at PGS, which sells Alvinnn!! and the Chipmunks, Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood and Playmobil series Super Four. He will focus on various territories in his new […]

Motion names Xavi Mas replacements

Spanish production and distribution group Motion Pictures has named a pair of replacements for long-serving sale and coproductions chief Xavi Mas, who is exiting after a decade with the business. Following his departure, Motion’s CEO Tony Albert and a new exec, Jorge Patiño, will oversee international sales duties, with Oscar Allbert taking over coproduction. Patiño has […]

MIPJunior Hot Pick: Pumpkin Reports

Motion Pictures’ big MIPCOM launch has been a long time coming. Initially conceived and developed by the Barcelona-based animation producer and distributor, Pumpkin Reports’ financing phase came as Spain’s toon business – and wider economy – was plunging into crisis. However, Motion eventually got its money from Spanish pubcasters TVE and the Catalan region’s TV3, […]