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The Conecta FICTION and BIME PRO PITCH MUSIC SERIES Jury was composed of professional experts and senior executives from the audiovisual and music industries, both from Europe and America. They were in charge of reviewing and evaluating the international series projects received during our call for projects.

From all the projects submitted, 6  semi-finalist projects were selected and presented at the pitching session during Conecta FICTION (13-16 September 2021 in Pamplona). Afterwards, they will select the 3 finalist projects that will be presented in the final that will take place at BIME PRO (27-29 October 2021 in Bilbao).

PITCH MUSIC SERIES Jury of Conecta FICTION and BIME PRO:

JESÚS AMARO

Sync & Brand Partnerships Manager

Music As Usual (SPAIN)

Jesús Amaro is a consultant, supervisor and developer of music products and services. After more than 20 years as music supervisor at Jungleland Music, and working at Atresmedia as Director of Music, he has now joined Music as Usual as Sync & Brand Partnerships Manager. Previously, he has worked at other firms such as Music As Usual, BMG, Universal Music Group and EMI Music.

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Joanna Lombardi

Director, Showrunner, Executive Producer

(Peru)

Joanna Lombardi led Movistar’s original productions in Latin America for three years, producing the series Un Día Eres Joven and El Día de mi Suerte in Peru, Ruido Capital in Colombia and Manual de Supervivencia in Argentina. El Día de mi Suerte is the first Peruvian series purchased by Canal Arte. Previously, Lombardi, an award-winning screenwriter and director, oversaw the development and production of more than 10 films for Peruvian production company Tondero, for which she also served as executive producer. As a director, she has made Casadentro, Solos and Soltera Codiciada, a Netflix original and acquired by StudioCanal for a French remake. She currently serves as showrunner of the series Los prisioneros and leads the development of productions in Peru, Colombia and Spain.

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SERGI REITG

Premium Content Director

Sony Music Iberia (Spain)

International entrepreneur, media producer and distributor with strong proven business development, strategy and commercial skills, who has a wide varied experience in all areas of television and digital media production, international co-production, financing, international distribution and marketing of kids and family properties and brands. With international experience in Europe, US, Latam and Asia.

In 2018 Sergi joined Sony Music Entertainment Spain as Premium Content Director with the goal to develop new media content (all types of formats and targets).

Previously, in  2003 Sergi founded Imira Entertainment which developed, produced and distributed more than ten animated series in the Global market, and was the Managing Director of Cromosoma, the production company behind one of the most recognizable animation series worldwide: The Triplets.

Sergi participates as a speaker, in lectures, round tables, forums, and conferences sharing his knowledge and insights into the international TV panorama, and he is active and proactive in pushing the European and Hispanic Media market forward globally.

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CARMEN RODRÍGUEZ

Head of Sync & Production

OEO & Parser (Spain)

Currently Head of Sync & Production at OEO&Parser, a music production company for advertising and fiction highly experienced in the field; Carmen Rodríguez Díaz has been working within the music industry for more than a decade: she started in Legal & Business Affairs at EMI Music Publishing and, after a brief period in advertising law, she worked at the Film & TV Dpt. at Universal Music Publishing Spain, where she developed different tasks, not only related to sync but also legal and creative. In the last three years, she managed the Synch & Licensing department at BMG Spain and Portugal.

Some of the recent productions for which she has licensed rights are, among others, series such as Money Heist, SKAM, Élite, Escenario 0; films as Hasta que la Boda nos Separe or Si yo Fuera Rico; and many spots, including the global campaign for SEAT Ibiza and Arona with the song You Extra by MariaDennis or the latest campaign for J&B Hay Ganas, with the legendary The Passenger.

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JUAN TOMÁS TELLO

Music Supervisor

(Spain)

After having held different positions in several record labels, mainly as Project Manager and Artistic Director (A&R) at Virgin/EMI, with artists such as Amaral, Antonio Vega, Dover, etc., he now works as music supervisor in fiction series such as Money Heist (Netflix), Sky Rojo (Netflix), Locked Up (A3/Fox), Nasdrovia (Movistar+), Por H o Por B (HBO), El Embarcadero (Movistar+), among others. In addition to the above, he also teaches music supervision at SAE Institute and in the Master’s Degree in Business Management of the Music Industry at UNIR.

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Music Series Jury Advisor:

OSCAR GÓMEZ DÍAZ

Music composer and Producer

Cargo Music (Spain)

Born in Havana, Cuba, resident in Spain and citizen of the world. In the 80s, he began his long career as a songwriter and record producer. He has sold more than 30 million records and worked with great artists from around the world.

Winner of 5 Grammys and more than 10 times nominated. Among his most notable works in Spain, Mexico, USA Latin, and Brazil, OG has produced albums with Celia Cruz, Ana Gabriel, Miguel Bosé, Mocedades, Albert Hammond, Chayanne and a very long etcetera of top singers. As a songwriter, such notable successes as CLARIDAD by Menudo or ES EL AMOR QUIEN LLEGA by Ana Gabriel to name a few. As a promoter of live shows, it is important to mention CLAZZ Continental Latin Jazz Festival, the first and only Latin Jazz festival established in Spain, Mexico, and Portugal, already fulfilling its tenth edition in 2021.

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