SBS into the movie biz


Spanish Broadcasting System announced the incorporation of its wholly-owned film subsidiary, Megafilms. SBS says the new unit will produce Spanish-language filmed content including full-length features, miniseries, telenovelas, documentaries and other forms of filmed entertainment for domestic and international distribution, including theatrical release, broadcast syndication and DVD commercialization. Emmy award-winning director and screenwriter Agustin has been named as Managing Director for Megafilms, which will be announcing its first original production during second quarter 2008.