Barcelona-based kids & family producer/distributor Planeta Junior (part of Grupo Planeta / De Agostini Group) has brought on África Vázquez Rubí as International Animation Sales Director, responsible for managing TV and digital media sales operations around the world.
Vázquez Rubí has extensive experience in sales and rights management at the sector’s major entertainment companies, including Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company. Having worked in London and Sydney, she recently managed feature film and TV series distribution in the Asia Pacific region at Warner Bros.
In her new position at Planeta Junior, Vázquez Rubí will manage international animation sales for TV and digital media, and will help expand Group brands at international level. She will report to Diego Ibáñez, International Commercial Director at Planeta Junior.
Planeta Junior’s original IP slate includes the spotlight animation series Gormiti and Squish. The studio has produced more than 200 hours of content for children 2-14, with a catalog of titles such as Mutant Busters, Sendokai, Maya 3D, Heidi 3D and Magiki.
More information at www.planeta-junior.com.