This Week’s Top Stories

El presidente, among BANFF 2021 Rockie Awards winners; Reed Expositions France and Reed MIDEM announce merger; Somos Productions licenses @Ginayei series to Disney+. Watch these and all of the week’s top stories in 60 seconds.

1. El presidente, Among BANFF 2021 Rockie Awards Winners

Streamed during the BANFF World Media Festival, the awards featured 142 nominations from 37 countries. Read more.

2. Reed Expositions France and Reed MIDEM Announce Merger

Called RX France, the new company will organize events like Mipcom, Miptv or Mipcancun Read more.

3. Somos Productions Licenses @Ginayei Series to Disney+

Disney’s OTT platform acquired two seasons of the teen series produced by Somos and Piñolywood. Read more.

4. Telemundo Starts Filming The Queen of the South 3 in Bolivia

Co-produced by Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix, the series’ third season will be filmed across six different countries. Read more.

5. Netflix Unveils New Brazilian True Crime Series from Boutique Filmes

Titled Elize Matsunaga: Era uma vez um crime, it’s a documentary series that tells the story of the murder of Marcos Matsunaga through the unpublished testimony of his murderer, Elize Matsunaga. Read more.

6. Funimation Launches in Chile, Colombia and Peru

The anime platform offers a library of more than 5,000 episodes of hit Japanese series, including Fruits Basket, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and My Hero Academia. Read more.

7. Calinos Signs New Deal in Spain for Better Together

The Turkish adaptation of the US drama, This Is Us, was acquired by TV3, Canal Sur, TV Galicia and Canarias TV in the country. Read more.

8. Viaplay to Premiere Third Season of Original Drama Honour

Distributed by Eccho Rights, the new season of the female-led drama series will premiere on NENT Group’s streaming service in 2022. Read more.