11 de septiembre de 2018
Endemol Shine Boomdog has named television and film producer Leonardo Zimbrón as its new head of scripted programming, it was announced by Endemol Shine Boomdog CEO Alejandro Rincón.
Zimbrón has extensive film and TV production credits, having produced some of the top performing films in Mexico’s history, as well as numerous hit television series including Netflix’s first original production in Mexico, Club de Cuervos, which was recently renewed for a fourth season.
Endemol Shine Boomdog was formed last year when Endemol Shine North America merged its Spanish language division Endemol Shine Latino with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog. The newly combined studio, which has offices and production facilities in Mexico City and Miami, is focused on developing and producing scripted and unscripted content for the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican TV markets.
Endemol Shine Boomdog now produces many of the top series in the region, including MasterChef México (TV Azteca), Mira Quién Baila (Univision), Chumel con Chumel Torres (HBO), Se Busca Comediante (Comedy Central), as well as, MasterChef Latino (Telemundo) and the highly anticipated drama series Nicky Jam: El Ganador (Telemundo/Netflix).
Endemol Shine Boomdog also recently produced scripted hit El Vato for both Netflix and Universo and is developing dramas To Selena with Love, El Clan and Súbete a Mi Moto—The History of Menudo.
“I can’t think of a more accomplished, better-suited producer and executive than Leo Zimbron to lead our fast-growing scripted team here at Endemol Shine Boomdog. We recently began our push into developing high-quality scripted content and Leo’s arrival will undoubtedly supercharge our efforts. We are all excited about his arrival. Leo will be in charge of all the company´s fiction productions and the development of all the fiction projects we have announced, such as El Clan, Nicky Jam, Súbete a Mi Moto (Menudo) and others we haven't announced yet. The company continues to grow in fiction and we need someone who has Leo's stature and talent to lead the department. His arrival will undoubtedly increase our efforts. We are all thrilled with his arrival,” says Endemol Shine Boomdog CEO Alejandro Rincón.
Zimbrón added, “Content creation and production is growing at unprecedented levels internationally and I want to grow with the market and take on the challenge to fulfill global needs. Endemol Shine Boomdog is a key worldwide player and I feel honored to become part of Alejandro Rincón's exceptional team and encouraged to take on this challenge together. We will make a difference.”
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