Ran Tellem

Mediapro builds content team with ex-Turner exec

Spain-based producer Mediapro Group has hired a content chief for its Argentinian operation, as part of a wider plan to expand internationally. Jimena Hernández has been named director of content for Mediapro Argentina, following the appointment of Laura Fernández Espeso as international content chief last year and the addition of ex-Keshet International exec Ran Tellem. […]

Ran Telem sets up first ever Finland/Spain drama

Drama exec Ran Telem is working up a Finnish-Spanish crime drama. Former Keshet exec Telem joined Spanish media giant Mediapro earlier this year, and alongside Mediapro’s David Troncoso, YLE drama chief Jarmo Lampela, and Noir author Matti Laine, is developing the new show. The Paradise will be a thriller set among the Finnish community living […]

Mediapro appoints international content chief

Laura Fernández Espeso has been appointed head of international content at Spanish channel operator, producer and distributor Mediapro. Fernández Espeso was previously at Mediapro production division Globomedia. Having moved to parent group Mediapro, she will oversee the company’s international strategy, including international coproduction, in-house programming, and, through Imagina International, international sales. Mediapro recently raised capital, […]

Mediapro hires Homeland exec Ran Tellem

Mediapro has hired long time Keshet programming executive Ran Tellem as the Spanish production and distribution group seeks to bolster its content division. Tellem, who was vice president for programming and content at Israeli broadcaster Keshet before leaving last year, will work with Mediapro’s various prodcos and its international sales arm, Imagina. The programming exec […]