Streaming Changes the Game for Latin American TV

Published on Oct 12, 2019

New streaming services are coming to Latin America, and with them come both huge opportunities and huge competition. Apple TV Plus launches in Latin America on Nov. 1; HBO Max sometime around or after spring 2020; and Disney Plus in October 2020.

“There won’t be money in the world for platforms to 100% finance all the content they need, targeting each and every demographic,” says Manuel Martí at Argentina’s Pol-ka.

So, he argues, two strong business models will thrive.

One is “work-for-hire for platforms in a global environment, where they buy all rights and fund 100% of production costs”; the other, “co-production, where production companies work as studios,

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Author: John Hopewell