MIAMI, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 –ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) has signed a First-Look Deal with Marc Anthony’s production company, Magnus Studios, to strengthen its global strategy of establishing alliances with the best talents in the entertainment industry, to create and produce entertainment content for global audiences.
Marc Anthony is a global superstar who has been recognized with several awards from the music industry including American Music Awards; multiple GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® Awards; Premios Lo Nuestro; Premios Juventud; ten Billboard Latin Music Awards; and three Billboard Awards for his album Marc Anthony 3.0. In addition, he won the 2020 Grammy for Best Tropical Album with his most recent production Opus, earned a #1 on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay list with Parecen Viernes, and most recently became the salsa music artist in the U.S. to achieve Diamond status certification.
In addition, VIS has recently confirmed a new development deal for the animated children’s series Gloria Wants to Know It All, alongside Marc Anthony’s Magnus Studios, Juan José Campanella’s Mundoloco Animation Studios, and Lanugo Media Inc. Empowering diversity, the animated series for pre-school children that tells the story of Gloria, an eight-year-old alpaca from the big city, which is a vibrant example of the richness of Latin American culture.
Mr. Anthony and Felipe Pimiento, Magnus COO, will both act as Executive Producers in the slate of projects to be produced by the venture. Pimiento will also oversee the operations of the venture day-to-day for Magnus Studios.
“I am very excited to join ViacomCBS in this new venture. They are one of the world’s leading producers of premium entertainment content reaching billions of people around the world. Their diversified portfolio of Global brands checks every box for us, and it provides us with the opportunity to continue to create content that has an appeal for audiences everywhere.” said Marc Anthony. “JC has a vision that is aligned with what I, through Magnus Studios, want to share with the world.”
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About ViacomCBS International Studios
Introduced in 2018, ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) is a division of ViacomCBS Networks International that produces content for all genres, both for ViacomCBS brands and platforms, including Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, Channel 5, Telefe and Porta Dos Fundos, as well as for third parties. VIS global sales include original productions, co-productions, formats sold for local adaptations, and sale of ready-made content. The content that VIS possesses covers all genres, from soap operas to dramas, short and long-form comedy formats, and feature film productions.
About MAGNUS STUDIOS
A division of Marc Anthony’s entertainment and sports venture MAGNUS Media, includes operating divisions handling artist management, music publishing, a music label, a sports division, and a talent agency, all focused on leveraging the power of top Latino content creators worldwide. MAGNUS STUDIOS focuses on the development, creation, and production of digital video content, film and television production as well as the creation of original music for Advertising, Film & TV from award-winning recording artists and composers. MAGNUS also represents a roster of artists and athletes that includes Latin music superstars urban music stars Gente de Zona, recording artist Fonseca, radio personality Enrique Santos, pop duo Mau y Ricky, Cimafunk, Luis Figueroa, Sebas, Calle & Poche, and over 60 professional baseball players including New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman and Toronto Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. among many others.
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