Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

Netflix releases its first original Argentine film on May 28th

Netflix yesterday released the trailer for La Corazonada, a new Argentine thriller that will be released globally on the platform on May 28th. This is the first original Netflix film produced in Argentina, which joins other productions also made in the country for the OTT, such as the recently announced Casi Feliz; Apache: la vida [...]

‘Los Internacionales’ premieres in May in Argentina through Telefe and Flow

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS), The Mediapro Studio, Telecom and Olympusat announced the premiere of the series Los Internacionales on FTA through Telefe and on demand on Flow. Starred by Argentine actress Cecilia Roth and Colombian actor Juan Pablo Shuk, Los Internacionales is the first fiction series set during the Argentine political and economic crisis that [...]

Netflix to release new Argentine production in May

Netflix launched the trailer for Casi Feliz, its new Argentine production, which will be released on May 1st and will last 10 episodes. The series was one of those announced during an event held in Buenos Aires in February, in which Reed Hastings, CEO of the company, reported the launch of new Argentine productions on [...]

Zapping TV gets ready for its international expansion and looks for strategic investors

Chilean pay TV OTT Zapping TV announced that it is preparing its international expansion with its arrival at Colombia and Peru, and is looking for  strategic investors for this expansion phase. We are working on adding new TV channels and  launching new features within the platform, but we are focused on the arrival at Colombia [...]

Netflix to open offices in Buenos Aires this year

Netflix confirmed today that it will open new offices in Buenos Aires this year, in order to boost local content production in the country. Argentine specialized media had reported the initiative in mid-February, when Reed Hastings, CEO at Netflix, visited Argentina.  The OTT confirmed the news through a video available on its social networks, in [...]

Globo and Sony Pictures begin new production filmed in Argentina and Brazil

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Globo started to produce The Angel of Hamburg, the first English-language Globo production, filmed in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, which was first announced in May 2019. This is a historic miniseries that focuses on Aracy de Carvalho, an official at the Brazilian consulate in Germany, who saved hundreds [...]

Tax on Netflix and other OTTs is putted off in Buenos Aires for 2020

Although a resolution made by the Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) Collection Agency established that a new tax should be applied for digital services provided abroad from December 1st, its implementation was postponed for next year, for technical reasons. In Argentina, there are some provinces that are already applying taxes on foreign digital platforms. The measure [...]

Argentina and China to exchange content and audiovisual coproductions

Chinese and Argentine authorities ran audiovisual cooperation agreements, which include the exchange of content and productions between both countries public and private sectors. This was reported by the Federal System of Media and Public Content of Argentina, which noted that the agreements were ran between Presidents Xi Jinping and Mauricio Macri during the G20 meeting, [...]

Cablevision Flow launches Flow Music Experience in Argentina

The telecommunications company Telecom Argentina ran a five-year agreement with DF Entertainment, one of the main gigs promoters in the country, with the aim of broadcasting live shows by streaming. The previous mentioned agreement mens the debut of Flow Music Experience, the new Cablevisión Flow platform, focused on musical shows and  available for any device. [...]

Independent operators to focus on internet models to continue growing

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Video challenges for independent operators was developed. Virginia Priano (Digital Cablevideo), José Luis Jacquet Matillon (The Cuatro TV Jujuy), Ariel Hernández (Antina) [...]