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Brazil Corner: João Daniel Tikhomiroff – On Branded Entertainment, New Financing Models and More (Part 2)

In the first article of Portada’s new Brazil Corner feature, published last week, Sao Paulo based journalist Carla Ponte interviews João Daniel Tikhomir, head of the Brazilian production powerhouse Mixer. Tikhomir described the state of the Brazilian audiovisual sector and the impact of production incentive laws on studios as well as the relative infancy of branded content and product placement in Brazil. In the below second part of the interview, Tikhomir expands on his expertise in branded integrations, describes new ways to finance audiovisual content and criticizes the high concentration of the distribution in the Brazilian movie market.


Rodale Inc. Announces Return of Women’s Health to Brazil

Rodale Inc. announced the continued international expansion of Women’s Health, with the launch of Women’s Health Brazil.
Why it matters: The relaunch of Women’s Health in partnership with Rocky Mountain Editora expands Rodale Inc.’s relationship with the company, which also publishes the Runner’s World and Bicycling Brazil editions.


Publicis’ Shopper Marketing Agency Arc Enters Brazil 

Worldwide shopper marketing company Arc, which operates in about 30 countries, comes to Brazil. ARC is a subsidiary of Leo Burnett Worldwide.Led by Jean-Louis Gusiew (General Manager) and Clovis Marchetti (Executive Creative Director), Arc will receive R$ 5 million in initial investments.


DDB Worldwide Acquires Brazil’s Grupo ABC

DDB Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., has acquired Grupo ABC, the largest independent advertising and marketing communications group in Brazil for approximately US $270 million. Grupo ABC owns agencies like Pereira & O’Dell, DM9, Sunset, Dojo and Africa Global, covering public relations, CRM, digital, promotions, events and advertising.


Accenture Expands Footprint in Brazil, Buys Digital Agency AD.Dialeto

What: Accenture has acquired independent Brazilian digital agency AD.Dialeto,strengthening its digital marketing services provided through Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital. Why it matters: Acquisition nearly doubles Accenture Interactive footprint in the Brazilian market and increases its ability to serve clients throughout Latin America. Accenture has acquired independent Brazilian digital agency AD.Dialeto,to strengthen its digital marketing services […]


Mexico and Brazil Lead the Video Game Market in LatAm

What: Video Games total sales in Latin America were of US$1.86 billion in 2014 and are expected to reach US$2.7 billion in 2019, with a 8.4% annual compounded growth rate. Why It Matters: The region share is largely dominated by two markets which, together, will account for 72% of total revenue in 2019: Brazil (39%) and Mexico (33%), according to a PwC study […]


Research: Copa America 2015 – Soccer Fans in Latin America Deciphered

With the start of the Copa America 2015,  June 11 until July 14 in Chile and one of the most anticipated sports events of the year, soccer passion and emotion will be running high throughout Latin America. While the popularity of soccer is very widespread throughout the Southern continent, what soccer means to fans and how they live their passion is very different. Havas Sports & Entertainment  has published the study: “Fans, Passions and Brands”, which surveyed 21,000 fans across 16 countries, and aims to understand the motivations and behaviors of soccer fans and their relationship with brand sponsors.


Research: Latin Americans Have Significantly Higher Brand Attachment, Havas Study Reveals

Havas’ Meaningful Brands 2015 study reveals  that brands do matter in LatAm, as the disconnection to brands is lower  than globally, which means the connection with brands is healthier than in other regions. Latin America outperforms global results by 7 percentage points in “brand attachment”. In LatAm 47% of the people would care if the brands analysed disappeared, […]


Twitter to open offices in Miami, Mexico and Colombia, Continues Partnership with IMS

What: Twitter is expanding its operations in LatAm by opening new offices in Miami, Mexico and Colombia. Guilherme Ribenboim will now be VP Latin America, and Matthew Drinkwater, has been named Agency Relations Director for Latin America. Why it matters: Social Media giants including Twitter are increaseing their presence in Latin America. According to Twitter, the appointments will not affect […]


GMR Expands Latin American Footprint

Experiential Marketing agency GMR is opening a larger office in Rio de Janeiro’s tallest Building, getting ready for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil. As the world looks forward to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing agency GMR is expanding its existing office in Rio de Janeiro. The new office […]


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