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Ex-NBCU, HBO execs launch advisory firm

Former NBCUniversal and HBO execs have joined forces to create a Miami-based entertainment business consultancy.

Juan DelgadoD&L MediaWorks has been born out of the existing Delgado Media Works, which former NBCUniversal-owned Telemundo’s former legal and business chief, Juan Delgado (right), founded.

Delgado has partnered with former AMCNI – Latin America VP of distribution Gustavo López (below left), who also worked at HBO Latin America and Discovery Networks Latin America / US Hispanic for more than a decade.

D&L will be a legal advisory firm specialising in entertainment, including television programming and multiplatform content licensing and distribution, digital and social media, scripted programming development, live and events and sports shows, talent representation, and advertising and product integration.

Gustavo LopezIt will also offer clients legal consulting on compliance in media and entertainment, and on fiscal production incentives for the US and international markets.

Further to that, it will offer business development services in Latin America.

“Few individuals in the sector have Gustavo’s knowledge and experience when it comes to legal issues in the entertainment industry,” said Delgado.

“I am confident that, through our partnership, D&L Media Works will enjoy rapid growth in the sector.”