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Juntos Films Production House Launches in Chile with Ambitious Slate (Exclusive)

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Francisco Hervé of Panchito Films, Moisés Sepúlveda from Madriguera Films and Daniela Raviola, three of Chile’s most exciting international-minded independent producers, have together launched a new indie production house, Juntos Films.

Hervé has written, directed and produced (María Paz González ‘s “Daughter”) several feature films, documentaries and TV series which have screened at major festivals around the world. He is a member of the Eurodoc producers’ network and teaches at the University of Chile and Catholic University of Chile in Santiago.

“For year’s we’ve been working on our own, like lonely wolves. Collectively though, we find that in creative work the sum is more than the value of the parts,” he told Variety about the merger.

Raviola has produced short films, television, documentaries, animation and served as General Producer of the International Animation Festival Chilemonos and Mai! Animation Market. She worked with Hervé at Panchito where she
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Production Exec Watch: Disney Adds To, FilmNation Hires Lunder

Production Exec Watch: Disney Adds To, FilmNation Hires Lunder
Sean Bailey, president of production for The Walt Disney Studios, has hired Tony To as executive vp of production. To will oversee physical production for the studios’ live-action features. A veteran producer and director, To worked at HBO on several projects including Robert Redford's Grand Avenue and three Emmy-winning Tom Hanks miniseries: From the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers and The Pacific. To also directed several episodes of both Band of Brothers and The Pacific. On the indie feature side, To produced Carl Franklin and Billy Bob Thornton's One False Move. Glen Basner's two-year-old production and foreign sales company FilmNation Entertainment has hired Karen Lunder as its La-based exec vp of production, reporting to production president Aaron Ryder. Lunder was president of production ...
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Tony To Appointed Executive Veep Of Production For Walt Disney Studios

Tony To has been appointed executive vice president of production at Walt Disney Studios. He will report to president of production Sean Bailey and will oversee all aspects of physical production for the studio's live action film slate. "Tony is a gifted producer and director with an incredible wealth of experience working with the best filmmakers in the world,” Bailey said in a statement. “He’s one of the most dedicated and passionate producers I know. His unique point of view and deep working knowledge of the craft and the business are a perfect complement to our motion picture production team.” To has been a producer of such projects as the HBO miniseries' From the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, as well as the feature film One False Move and HBO pic Grand Avenue. He has directed episodes of The Pacific, Band of Brothers and House MD.
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