25 AUG 2021

ViacomCBS signs an exclusive deal with Juan José Campanella

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS), a division of ViacomCBS, announced an exclusive deal with award-winning writer and director Juan José Campanella.

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Juan José Campanella

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ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS), a division of ViacomCBS, announced an exclusive deal with award-winning writer and director Juan José Campanella. This agreement comes on the heels of the studio's successful first-look deal with Campanella's production company, 100 Bares Productions. Under the first-look deal, the series “Los Enviados” was produced and will premiere later this year on streaming service Paramount+ in Latin America. Season two of this show is currently in development.

"We are thrilled to have such an amazing and talented writer and director like Juan José Campanella on board to write, produce, direct and provide consulting services for our studio under this agreement. Campanella's vision, passion, and talent for innovative storytelling is unparalleled, and we are honored and excited to be working with him in this new capacity,"  said JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas.

"This relationship has been a dream come true for me. We have worked with ViacomCBS for the last five years, and it's been such a nurturing relationship. In JC Acosta I found a great leader and it's amazing to develop great projects with creative, committed, and fun people. I am sure many good things will come out of this partnership,"  Juan José Campanella added.

Among Campanella’s notable feature films are “El Mismo Amor,” “La Misma Lluvia,” “El Hijo de la Novia,” “Luna de Avellaneda,” “El Secreto de sus Ojos,” and “Metegol”. His TV hits include the miniseries “Vientos de Agua,” and he also directed several episodes of “Law & Order: SVU” and “Dr. House”. Campanella has received several international awards, including two Emmys and an Oscar for Best Foreign Film for “El Secreto de sus Ojos”.