Globo restructure as int’l business boss retires

Globo’s international business director, Ricardo Scalamandré, has begun his retirement process, handing the long-serving Raphael Corrêa Neto with an expanded role. Scalamandré has driven the Brazilian channels operation’s overseas programme sales efforts, international channel launches, partnerships and licensing in recent years, but is handing over his duties to Corrêa Neto. Among the latter’s new responsibilities […]

Burman teams with Mediapro

Spain-based channel operator and producer Mediapro is teaming with Daniel Burman’s Argentina-based prodco, and the pair will work up new projects for the international market. Burman, via his Oficina Burman banner, is one of Argentina’s top TV and film producers. With Mediapro, owner of the La Sexta channel in Spain, he will develop new TV […]

Netflix readies Argentinian drama with Burman

Netflix is working with Supermax creator Daniel Burman to create its first Argentinian-produced original, Edha. The series will film entirely in the South American company and launch on the SVOD service globally in 2017. Burman, who is creating Globo’s first international drama, Supermax, is writing alongside Mario Segade. The writer’s room from Burman’s production company, […]

Another network joins int’l Globo drama

Uruguayan network Teledoce has become the latest coproducer of Globo’s first international drama, Supermax. Last week, Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca became partners on the show, which Brazil’s Globo first revealed in January at NATPE in Miami. Teledoce has now joined as a further strategic partner. “We are delighted to have Teledoce on board […]

Mediaset, Azteca join Globo drama copro

Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca are the latest channel groups to board the first Spanish-language drama from Brazilian broadcaster Globo. Supermax already counts Argentina’s pubcaster, TVP, and Oficina Burman as coproducers. The series is being produced for the international market. “We have two strategic goals with this project,” said Globo’s executive director of international […]

TVP joins Globo’s international original

Argentinian pubcaster TVP has come on board Supermax, the original drama Brazil’s TV Globo is making for the international market. Globo announced the series at NATPE, and it marks the Brazilian giant’s first wholly-original Spanish-language effort. Daniel Burman, the Argentine filmmaker behind the Spanish version, has written the series, which Globo will sell internationally. TVP […]

NATPE: Globo makes int’l drama move

Globo is making its first-ever drama specifically for the international market, a Spanish-language show based on Brazilian scripted series Supermax. The Brazilian media giant has coproduced Spanish-language novellas before with Mexico’s TV Azteca and US Hispanic net Telemundo, but the move to make an original Spanish drama series on its own is a first for […]