Radio network Spanish Broadcasting System moved into the television arena in 2006 when it launched Mega TV. Now it has announced it will get into the film biz with Megafilms.
Emmy award-winning director and screenwriter Agustín Fernandez was named Managing Director of the new SBS division. Agustín has 10 feature film credits and helmed the NYC released “El Vacilón: The Movie.”
Megafilms will produce Spanish-language full-length feature films, miniseries, telenovelas, and documentaries for theatrical, broadcast, and DVD release. In a press release, SBS indicates its first production will be announced in the second quarter of 2008.