VIS and the renowned Chilean writer, screenwriter, journalist and filmmaker, will develop original scripted series as well as documentaries.
VIS, a division of ViacomCBS, closes a First Look Deal with renowned Chilean writer, screenwriter, journalist and filmmaker, Pablo Illanes, to develop original scripted series as well as documentaries.
Pablo Illanes, CEO of Arrebato Films, is known for being the creator of several series and highly successful telenovelas, such as Adrenalina, Machos, Alguien te mira, ¿Dónde está Elisa?, Perdona nuestros pecados, and the Prófugos series. Illanes has also published three novels, Una mujer brutal, Fragilidad and Los amantes caníbales, and has directed to two feature films, Baby shower (2011) and Videoclub (2013).
“When our studio began, we envisioned a business model based partnerships with the most prominent talent to produce both local and global content to enhance our pipeline”, said Fernando Gastón, VP of Content, VIS Americas. “Pablo’s talent, originality and experience in creating successful content globally is key for our studio to continue to develop the best and most varied content for global audiences”.
“As a creator, this agreement presents an exciting challenge”, commented Illanes. “At the same time, it also offers the unique possibility to create new exciting, impactful stories that are set to become favorites among different audiences”.