Tag Archives: Amazon Prime Video

Amazon to open new office for streaming business in Brazil

Amazon will open its first office focused on the streaming business outside the US. As reported by Globo Group on its news website, the new headquarters will be located in Rio de Janeiro, where the delivery of all outsourced productions for the company in Brazil will be managed. The new Amazon office in Brazil will [...]

RTVE, Chilevision and Boomerang TV produce series based on novel by Isabel Allende

RTVE, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision and the Spanish TV production company Boomerang TV will co-produce together Ines del alma mia, novel written by Chilean writer Isabel Allende, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. The author, involved from the beginning in the project, closely follows the adaptation process of this international [...]

Videocine incorporates its productions to Amazon Prime Video in Latin America

Amazon Prime Video ran an exclusive streaming rights agreement, in which Videocine – a Televisa affiliate – will take the offer available in its movies catalog to Amazon Prime Video customers in Latin America. The agreement allows films produced by Videocine to be exclusively shown in Amazon Prime Video five months after its releases in [...]

Amazon Prime Video’s catalog joins Tigo in Costa Rica

The company Millicom -branded as Tigo in Latin America-, announced that it will include Amazon Prime Videos series, films and documentaries catalog in Costa Rican  content offering. As detailed by the company, customers will be able to have Prime Videos content for free during the first three months. After that period, they will have a [...]

Mexican filmmakers request digital platforms to pay taxes in the country

Filmmakers from Mexico asked the countrys  Deputies Chambers Culture and Cinematography Commission that digital platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video should pay taxes, and that 30% of the content catalog they offer should include Mexican or independent productions. In early April, Mexicans Finance Minister expressed that OTTs could pay taxes in the country [...]

Amazon and Google add YouTube on Fire TV and Prime Video on Chromecast

Amazon and Google announced that the official YouTube app will be incorporated into Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TVs Smart TVs and, simultaneously, the Prime Video app will be compatible with Chromecast and devices with Chromecast included. In addition, Prime Video will also be available on some Android TV devices. YouTube TV and YouTube [...]

Foreign OTTs could include Colombian local titles special section from 2020

With the aim of encouraging national audiovisual production content in Colombia, the National Development Plan could make foreign OTTs such as Netflix, Movistar Play or Amazon Prime Video, and others, compulsorily to include a section with only Colombian titles, starting in 2020. The initial proposal was to establish a minimum screen fee of 10% to [...]

Diego Maradona’s series to have two seasons in Amazon Prime Video

Guillermo Salmeron, scriptwriter of Blessed Dream, a bioserie about Argentine ex-football player Diego Maradona, confirmed it will have two seasons and revealed details about the production. The format was acquired by Amazon almost a year ago, and is in development process since 2016. It is a BTF Media, Dhana Media and Raze production for Amazon [...]

Tigo launches Amazon Prime Video in El Salvador

The telecommunications company Millicom – which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand – ran an agreement with Amazon to include the Amazon Prime Videos offer in El Salvador. The VOD platform is also available in Bolivia, Colombia and Guatemala. In Tigo we look for great partners and brands like ours, in order to [...]

Bolivia to prepare standard for Netflix to pay taxes

Bolivian National Tax Service (SIN), together with Economy and Finance Ministry are preparing a regulatory project for foreighn companies that offer services through OTTs in the country to pay taxes, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. We are working on a standard. We hope to conclude it and take it to the Legislative Assembly, [...]