Spain’s Onza hires Lux Vide exec to lead int’l co-pros & development

Onza, the Spanish prodco behind shows including Hernán and El Ministerio Del Tiempo, has hired a former Lux Vide exec to oversee its development and co-production activities. Valentina Pozzoli will lead on international co-productions for the Spanish production company, which was founded in 2014 by José María Irisarri, Gonzalo Sagardía and Nicolás Bergareche. She will […]

Spain’s Onza opens US-based Hispanic and Lat Am division, Onza Americas

Spanish producer Onza has launched a new US-based subsidiary, Onza Americas, to create content aimed at Hispanic and Latin American audiences. Based in Miami, Onza Americas already has several ongoing TV series and feature film projects in the works, aimed at different content platforms as well as open and pay TV channels. Emiliano Calemzuk, CEO […]

Drama round-up: ‘Romulus’ expands into new territories; Lookout Point options ‘Big Girl Small Town’; France Télévisions sees ‘Little Coincidences’

‘Romulus’ expands into new territories Broadcasters in Germany, Russia and Greece have acquired historical epic Romulus in pre-launch sales deals with ITV Studios that extend the series reach to 44 territories. Produced by ITV Studios-owned Cattleya, Sky and Groenlandia, the Latin-language drama has been acquired by Deutsche Telekom for its MagentaTV OTT service in Germany, […]

Spain’s drama producers look to go global

Spain’s crisis has forced TV producers to seek international business. Local fiction continues to dominate Spanish primetime, but the dramatic fall in investment in TV advertising has obliged broadcasters to cut their budgets for originals. Creating virtue out of necessity, an increasing number of drama producers are looking beyond Spanish border and beginning to reap […]