Dedicated to creating and distributing bold and creative stories driven by the artistic vision of dynamic storytellers, AMC Networks owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in television and film.
The cable television networks AMC, BBC AMERICA (through a joint venture with BBC Studios), IFC, SundanceTV, Mas Chic, and El Gourmet; the independent films production and distribution division IFC Films; and premium video streaming services Sundance Now, Shudder, Acorn TV, UMC and AMC Premiere.
This offer that gives subscribers access without commercials to AMC shows, produces and delivers different, captivating and culturally relevant content that attracts audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC Studios, its television production and worldwide content distribution division; and AMC Networks International, its international programming business.
Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences a highly differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming. The new company combines WarnerMedia's premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.
NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information for a global audience.
Its global channels include E !, Universal HD, Chiller, CNBC, CNBC World, MSNBC, NBC Universo, Syfy, ShopHQ, Telemundo, Cloo, Golf Channel and USA Network. Its production studios include Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Animation.
NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of entertainment and news television networks, a major film company, major television production operations, a leading group of television stations, world-renowned theme parks and a set of leading Internet-based companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
A&E Networks Latin America is an international multi-media company and a pioneer in the Latin American Pay TV and digital media industries.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. SPE global operations cover the production, acquisition, and distribution of films; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; creation and distribution of digital content; and operation of study facilities.
The Motion Picture Group of SPE includes Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Classics.
Its television branch, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the leading content providers in the industry and is home to a thriving global content business, which operates 24 total or jointly owned production companies in 12 countries, as well. as linear and digital channels worldwide. Its global television brands include AXN, ANIMAX, Crackle, and Sony Channel.
Paramount delivers premium content to audiences across platforms worldwide. Paramount connects with billions of people—through studios, networks, streaming services, live events, merchandise, and more. Paramount's studios create content for all audiences, across every genre and format, while its networks and brands forge deep connections with the world’s most diverse audiences. In streaming, Paramount is scaling rapidly across free, broad pay, and premium.
Walt Disney Television is the iconic collection of entertainment and news properties from The Walt Disney Company that create award-winning content in an impressive portfolio of brands and television companies, such as ABC Entertainment, ABC Studios, ABC News, the Television Stations Group owned by ABC, Freeform, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Networks and FX Productions, Disney Channel networks and National Geographic Partners.
The home of dynamic storytellers and talented creators, WDT develops, produces and programs exceptional content of unprecedented scale and scope, with more than 250 programs per year, reaching more than 227 million homes per month on all multimedia platforms.
The Television Association of Programmers Latin America (TAP) is an industry trade organization representing more than 100 international channels from major media companies:A&E Networks; AMC Networks International Latin America; NBC/Universal/Telemundo Internacional; Paramount Global, Sony Pictures Entertainment; The Walt Disney Company/ESPN; and Warner Bros. Discovery.
TAP’s mission is to improve the regulatory and business climate for the audiovisual content industry in Latin America by fostering open dialogue among its members, government regulatory agencies, and other industry institutions throughout the region and the United States.
TAP member companies produce and distribute audiovisual content programming (movies, series, documentaries, news, sports and entertainment programs) to consumers worldwide through cable and satellite service subscriptions and through Internet platforms
Gustavo Pupo-Mayo is Chairman of the Television Association of Programmers Latin America. TAP. Mr. Pupo-Mayo, a lawyer and journalist with more than 40 years’ experience in television and print media, has founded and helmed a number of international media properties throughout his career.
Previously, he was founding President and CEO of MGM Networks Latin America. He has held various positions in the media industry such as: founding President of CBS TeleNoticias; Senior Vice-President of News and Public Affairs for Telemundo Network; General Manager of El Nuevo Herald; and News Director of WLTV Channel 23, the Univision flagship station in the Miami market.
Mr. Pupo-Mayo serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Coral Gables Arts Cinema, a non-profit 501(c)(3) film arts organization, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas, a business association dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas.
Mr. Pupo-Mayo is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and has bachelor’s degree in journalism also from the UM.
Government Relations Manager
Vanessa Pérez currently serves as Governent Relations Manager at the Television Association of Programmers Latin America (TAP).
Vanessa previously worked as an Associate in the Latin American practice of McLarty Associates, a strategic consulting firm based in Washington DC, where she supported the consulting efforts of the company's managing partner and led the research team in the region. She also has experience working in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the Department of Education, as well as being a summer teacher for the NGO Breakthrough Collaborative.
Vanessa holds a degree in economics and international relations from American University. She is a member of the Steering Committee for the Young Professionals of the Americas chapter in Miami, which is an initiative of AS / COA. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.