One year after the acquisition of Underground Contenidos, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the appointment of Sebastián Ortega as Director of Development for Telemundo Global Studios.
Telemundo Global Studios, a division of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced -while celebrating the first anniversary of the acquisition of Underground Contenidos- the appointment of Sebastián Ortega to his new position as Director of Development of Telemundo Global Studios.
“We are very proud to have been one year old since we acquired Underground. Despite the pandemic, this has been a year of many achievements and we remain optimistic regarding Underground’s growth opportunities in Argentina and for the rest of the Americas,” said Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo Global Studios.
“Sebastián Ortega has been an important addition to our work team. Having the support of creatives like him has allowed us to develop important projects for our studios, thus helping us to bring innovative stories that connect with audiences on all platforms and markets”.
“It is a privilege and a great responsibility to have been appointed Director of Development for Telemundo Global Studios. This represents a volume of work that will be reflected through an enormous number of fictions, which will bear our stamp and will give continuity to the exploration of new creative horizons,” said Sebastián Ortega, Development Director of Telemundo Global Studios.
“I thank NBC Universal Telemundo Enterprises for the trust and especially my friend Marcos Santana. Together with Pablo Culell and the entire Underground Contenidos and Telemundo Studios team, we are already setting out what will undoubtedly be the beginning of great job opportunities for members of the local and international industry.”
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ acquisition of Underground Contenidos a year ago strengthened both companies’ position as leading producers in the region and boosted their growth and production capabilities of premium content for linear and digital platforms in the US and elsewhere. of the world.
Telemundo continues to push the boundaries of traditional Hispanic media with contemporary original productions. Despite the pandemic, together with Underground the company has twenty-five projects in full development. Some of them will be recorded in Argentina with international talent, others will take place in Miami and others in different countries, reinforcing their creative leadership backed by high levels of production.
Underground is not only working on direct projects for the Telemundo network in the US, but is also developing ideas and projects for Netflix, Amazon, MGM and Peacock.