Tag Archives: Francisco Ramos

Netflix and Amacc expand aid fund for audiovisual industry workers in Mexico

Netflix and the Mexican Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Academy (AMACC) announced the expansion of the MX$ 25 million (USD 1 million) aid fund, called Fondo de Apoyo Covid-19 para la Industria Cinematográfica y Audiovisual. The entities agreed to add MX$ 4.5 million (USD 20.7 thousand) to the fund, raising the total amount to MX$ [...]

Netflix continues betting in Mexico and premiers new original production

Netflix officially announced that Oscuro Deseo, its new original production made in Mexico, will be released next July 15th. The series is produced by the Mexican producer Argos Comunicacion and its filming process had started in May 2019. The series focuses on a university college who falls in love with a man 15 years younger [...]

Netflix expands its relief fund to the audiovisual industry to Argentina with USD 590 thousand

Netflix, in partnership with the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Argentina, announced the creation of the Relief Fund COVID-19 for the film and audiovisual industry, aimed at providing financial aid in support of more than a thousand workers in the area. The platform announced the launch of the fund at the beginning of [...]

Netflix extends relief fund for audiovisual industry workers to Colombia

Netflix and the Colombian Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Academy (ACACC) announced the launch of a relief fund in support of the Colombian audiovisual industry, valued at USD 500 thousand. The figure belongs to the international USD 150 million fund that the OTT launched, with which, in addition to Colombia, it provided financial aid to [...]

Netflix grants USD 1 million in support of Brazilian audiovisual industry

After creating a USD 100 million fund to help audiovisual industry workers due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, of which USD 1 million were granted to support the Mexican industry, Netflix now announced that it will award R$ 5 million (almost USD 1 million) to an emergency fund in support of the sector in Brazil. [...]

Netflix and AMACC create fund to support Mexican audiovisual industry

Netflix and the Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMACC) announced the creation of a MX $ 25 million (USD 1 million) fund called Covid-19 Support Fund for the Film and Audiovisual Industry, in order to help more than thousand workers in the sector,whose productions had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. [...]

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 [...]

Netflix to launch 14 new original productions in Mexico this year

Francisco Ramos, VP Originals for Netflix in Spain and Latin America, announced that the platform will launch 14 original Mexican productions this year, including 9 series, 3 movies and 2 shows. Last year, Netflix had announced a USD 200 million investment in the country and reported that 50 series and films would be made between [...]

Netflix releases two new series produced in Colombia in 2020

Netflix continues its commitment for the original content production in Colombia and announced it will launch El robo del siglo, produced by Dynamo, and the Chichipatos comedy, by Caracol TV. Both contents will be officially released in 2020.  El robo del siglo will be based on the historic heist to the Valledupar Bank, which took [...]

Netflix trains professionals to produce original content in Colombia

A Netflix team trained 30 professionals in the Colombian audiovisual industry for the development of 4K productions in the country, in two workshops held this month at the Cinemateca Distrital de Bogota. We are sure that Colombia is a country with a lot of potential, in which we are betting on in a long term, [...]