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The Conecta FICTION & ENTERTAINMENT programme was made up of high-level professionals and top executives from the audiovisual industry, who attended the event in person. They brought to Conecta their knowledge, perspectives and experiences regarding production, financing, new formats, and other relevant topics for the international audiovisual industry.

The General Programme of the sixth edition of Conecta FICTION & ENTERTAINMENT, held from 21-24 June in Toledo (Castilla-La Mancha), is available here.

 

SPEAKERS AT CONECTA FICTION & ENTERTAINMENT

 

ROBERT FRANKE
ZDF STUDIOS
VICE PRESIDENT OF DRAMA
(GERMANY)

ELLA COHEN
NEWEN STUDIOS
HEAD OF MARKET INTELLIGENCE AND INTERNATIONAL SYNERGIES
(FRANCE)

MARÍA PINILLA
BANIJAY IBERIA
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS
(SPAIN)

 

ISABELLE DESSUREAULT
QUEBEC OFFICE IN BARCELONA
DELEGATE
(CANADA)

JAMES TOWNLEY
BANIJAY
GLOBAL HEAD OF CONTENT DEVELOPMENT
(UNITED KINGDOM)

LARS BLOMGREN
BANIJAY
HEAD OF SCRIPTED
(SWEDEN)

MARÍA RUA AGUETE
OMDIA
SENIOR RESEARCH DIRECTOR MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT
(UNITED KINGDOM)

AMAYA MURUZABAL
DOPAMINE STUDIO
SHOWRUNNER AND HEAD OF GLOBAL CONTENT
(SPAIN)

MIGUEL MARTÍN
ZEPPELIN
GENERAL MANAGER
(SPAIN)

NOEMIE DANSEREAU-LAVOIE
QUEBÉC OFFICE BARCELONA
STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT – MEDIA, CULTURE AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
(CANADA)

STEPHEN DRISCOLL
ALL3MEDIA INTERNATIONAL
EVP EMEA & EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTIONS
(UNITED KINGDOM)

JOSÉ VELASCO
IZEN
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
(SPAIN)

ALBERTO FERNÁNDEZ
RTVE
DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL CONTENT
(SPAIN)

LAURA ABRIL
VIS
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT HEAD OF VIS EMEAA, A DIVISION OF PARAMOUNT
(SPAIN)

FEDERICO CUERVO
VIS
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF VIS LATIN AMERICA
(ARGENTINA)

ÁLVARO DÍAZ
NETFLIX 
DIRECTOR OF NONFICTION, DOCUMENTARY SERIES AND ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMS
(SPAIN)

ÉLAINE DUMONT
SODEC
HEAD GENERAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
(CANADA)

MARÍA DUEÑAS
AUTHOR
(SPAIN)

SONIA MARTÍNEZ
BUENDÍA ESTUDIOS
SERIES EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

PHILIPP KREUZER
MAZE PICTURES
CEO / PRODUCER
(GERMANY)

STEVEN BAWOL
HELION SPS
CEO
(FRANCE)

ANA CECILIA ALVARADO
ECUAVISA STUDIOS
VP OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TALENT
(ECUADOR)

ALEXANDRA LEBRET
EUROPEAN PRODUCERS CLUB
MANAGING DIRECTOR
(FRANCE)

ALEX LAGOMARSINO
MEDIABIZ US CORP
GENERAL DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER
(ARGENTINA)

LEONARDO ARANGUIBEL
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY LATIN AMERICA
VICEPRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION OPERATIONS AND STRATEGY
(UNITED STATES)

SYDNEY BORJAS
SCENIC RIGHTS
CEO
(SPAIN)

PABLO NOGUEROLES
BETA FICTION SPAIN
GENERAL MANAGER
(SPAIN)

PACO CABEZAS

SCREENWRITER AND DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

OLIVIER AGHABY
QUEBECOR CONTENT
DIRECTOR OF ORIGINAL FICTION SERIES
(CANADA)

MERCEDES GAMERO
BETA FICTION SPAIN
GENERAL MANAGER
(SPAIN)

MARIAN SÁNCHEZ CARNIGLIA

AUTHOR
(SPAIN)

JOSE IGNACIO PÉREZ DE ALBÉNIZ
ARPA ABOGADOS CONSULTORES
MANAGING PARTNER
(SPAIN)

JAVIER PÉREZ DE SILVA
BETA ENTERTAINMENT SPAIN
CO-CEO
(SPAIN)

CHRISTIAN GOCKEL
BETA FICTION SPAIN
GENERAL MANAGER
(SPAIN)

PILAR BLASCO
BANIJAY IBERIA
CEO
(SPAIN)

VÍCTOR GARCÍA
UNICORN CONTENT
CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER
(ESPAÑA)

BEN HARRIS

WRITER AND PRODUCER FOR TELEVISION
(UNITED KINGDOM)

MARIANA PÉREZ
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY LATIN AMERICA
VICEPRESIDENT DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION & HEAD OF GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT
(ARGENTINA)

CARLOS MOLINERO
ALMA
PRESIDENT OF THE SCREENWRITERS UNION ALMA
(SPAIN)

ANA DE LA REGUERA

ACTRESS AND PRODUCER
(MEXICO)

CRISTIAN LIARTE
RAKUTEN TV
DIRECTOR OFORIGINALS
(SPAIN)

ANA CELIA URQUIDI
ATENEA MEDIA
CEO
(MEXICO)

MYRIAM LÓPEZ OTAZU
WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY
VP CONTENT & ACQUISITIONS EMEA & APAC
(SPAIN)

CARMEN FERREIRO
ATRESMEDIA
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
(SPAIN)

CRISTINA MORALES
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
GENERAL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
(SPAIN)

JORGE PORTILLO
GREEMKO
CEO AND COFOUNDER
(SPAIN)

MONTSE GARCÍA
ATRESMEDIA TV
DIRECTOR OF FICTION
(SPAIN)

SONIA PÉREZ
CUARZO PRODUCCIONES
CREATIVE & INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

FRED JOUBAUD
JUST FOR LAUGHS GROUP
DIRECTOR OF CONTENTS & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS
(CANADA)

ADRIÁN GARELIK
FLIXXO
CEO
(ARGENTINA)

HANNAH WALSH
AMPERE ANALYSIS
RESEARCH MANAGER
(UNITED KINGDOM)

IVÁN ESCOBAR

SCREENWRITER AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
(SPAIN)

SILVIA PÉREZ DE PABLOS
SGAE FOUNDATION
INSTITUTIONAL AUDIOVISUAL DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

ENRIC ÁLVAREZ
GOROKA TV
SCREENWRITER
(SPAIN)

NACHO ABAD

JOURNALIST AND CRIMINOLOGIST
(SPAIN)

GEORGIA ARNOLD
PARAMOUNT
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MTV STAYING ALIVE FOUNDATION, HEAD OF VIS SOCIAL IMPACT & SVP INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 
(UNITED KINGDOM)

GUNTHER KAEMPFE
FÁBULA
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
(CHILE)

SANTIAGO MARCOS
GAUMONT TELEVISION
SENIOR MANAGER – LATAM, SPAIN, US LATINX
(USA)

PETER ANDERMATT
FUNDACIÓN CULTURAL OFICINA MEDIA ESPAÑA
GENERAL DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

KATERYNA UDUT
MEDIA RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
CEO
(UKRAINE)

KATERYNA VYSHNEVSKA
FILM.UA GROUP
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT AND CO-PRODUCTIONS
(UKRAINE)

RAMÓN CAMPOS
BAMBÚ PRODUCCIONES
PRODUCT CREATOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
(SPAIN)

GLORIA SALÓ
GECA
HEAD OF CONSULTING AND PRODUCTION
(SPAIN)

RUBÉN ILLESCAS
DIGITAL METAVERSO, MEDIA Y TECNOLOGÍA
DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

JOSÉ PASTOR
RTVE
FILM AND FICTION DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

JOSÉ FRAGOSO
RTP
HEAD OF PROGRAM
(PORTUGAL)

JOSÉ AMARAL
SPI
MANAGING DIRECTOR
(PORTUGAL)

GONZALO PASTOR
WEBEDIA SPAIN
HEAD OF STRATEGY AND CREATIVITY
(SPAIN)

EMILIO SÁNCHEZ-ZABALLOS
ATRESMEDIA
CONTENT AND PRODUCT MANAGER ON ATRESPLAYER PREMIUM
(SPAIN)

MANUEL FEIJOO
FREELANCE
HOST, PRODUCER, CREATOR AND SCRIPTWRITER OF TELEVISION FORMATS AND SERIES
(SPAIN)

IRENE JIMÉNEZ
AUDIOVISUAL451 / C21
CO-FOUNDER / CORRESPONDENT
(SPAIN)

FABIO SEIDL
META
DIRECTOR FOR GLOBAL CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
(USA)

MARTA SANZ
AMC NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL
GENERAL SECRETARY
(SPAIN)

MARJA PYYKKO

FILM DIRECTOR
(FINLAND)

ANA CAROLINA LIMA
GLOBO
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS
(UNITED KINGDOM)

TANYA ZABLOUDILOVA
SERIAL KILLER FESTIVAL
HEAD OF PROGRAMME
(CZECH REPUBLIC)

CAROLINA BANG

FILM PRODUCER AND ACTRESS
(SPAIN)

CARMEN AMORES
CMM
GENERAL MANAGER
(SPAIN)

ISABEL DURÁN
CREATIVA TV
DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

ALFONSO CORTÉS-CAVANILLAS
LA CAÑA BROTHERS – IMAGINE
DIRECTOR AND CEO
(SPAIN)

MARÍA JOSÉ RODRÍGUEZ
AMAZON STUDIOS
HEAD OF SPANISH ORIGINALS
(SPAIN)

LUIS MIGUEL CALVO
YOU FIRST SPORTS
HEAD OF CONTENT
(SPAIN)

EDGAR MARTIN-BLAS
VIRTUAL VOYAGERS
CEO AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

JUAN SALMERÓN
ÉCIJA
MEDIA AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARTNER
(SPAIN)

JARMO LAMPELA
YLE – FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY
DRAMA DIRECTOR
(FINLAND)

ANÍBAL RUÍZ-VILLAR
LA CAÑA BROTHERS – IMAGINE
HEAD OF PRODUCTION
(SPAIN)

FABRICIO FERRARA
PRENSARIO INTERNATIONAL
HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL CONTENT
(ARGENTINA)

MARTA DE PABLOS
VODAFONE SPAIN
HEAD OF NEW BUSSINESS
(SPAIN)

JOSÉ NEVADO
ASSOCIATION PATE
MANAGING DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

JOSE MANUEL LORENZO
DLO PRODUCCIONES
PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
(SPAIN)

TERESA AZCONA
SPAIN FILM COMMISSION FOR AVS HUB
MANAGING DIRECTOR
(SPAIN)

MIREIA ACOSTA
STARZPLAY / MASFICCION
CONTENT CONSULTANT / EXECUTIVE PRODUCTION
(SPAIN)

JUAN ANDRÉS GARCÍA ROPERO
MOVISTAR+
DIRECTOR OF ENTERTAINMENT AND NONFICTION
(SPAIN)

ION VILCU
UNTWO
HEAD OF MEMBERSHIP DEPARTMENT
(SPAIN)

HELENA SUÁREZ
ECIJA
PARTNER
(SPAIN)

PEDRO MARTÍN
CREASGR
HEAD AUDIOVISUAL AND SPORT AREA
(SPAIN)

ACOIDÁN MÉNDEZ
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRIJA
SCREENWRITER AND DIRECTOR MASTERS IN FICTION SERIES
(SPAIN)

ANTONIA PRIETO
RTVE
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMS
(SPAIN)

ROCÍO JUANES DE TOLEDO
INSTITUTO CINEMATOGRÁFICO DE LAS ARTES AUDIOVISUALES
GENERAL SECRETARY
(SPAIN)

PEDRO URIOL
MORENA FILMS
PRODUCER
(SPAIN)

KHRYSTYNA SHKBAR
1 + 1 TV CHANNEL, 1 + 1 MEDIA
PRODUCER
(UKRAINE)

PATRICIA FRANCO
GOVERNMENT OF CASTILLA-LA MANCHA
COUNCILOR OF ECONOMY, BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT
(SPAIN)

MARÍA RODRIGUEZ RABADÁN
UNIR
COORDINATOR OF THE UNIVERSITY MASTER’S DEGREE IN TRANSMEDIA COMMUNICATION AND OF THE UNIVERSITY MASTER’S DEGREE IN COMMUNICATION AND DATA VISUALIZATION
(SPAIN)

NACHO LAVILLA
CABALLO FILMS
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
(SPAIN)