Iban Diez is managing partner at MENTA Legal, a boutique law firm specialized in Audiovisual and Entertainment Law. Previously, he was Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property and New Technologies Department at Gómez Acebo & Pombo, one of the “big four” Spanish law firms. There he led the Media and Intellectual Property practice.
Iban has been included in the most important international lawyer rankings. He is currently Band 2 in Media Law in Chambers & Partners, and has also been included in the Best Lawyers ranking.
He is the author of numerous articles and publications on Intellectual Property and New Technologies, and collaborates as a professor in numerous Masters and Postgraduate Programs on Intellectual Property, Audiovisual Law and Production.
Iban is highly specialized in advising the audiovisual and entertainment industry, working with both domestic and foreign companies. He has participated as a lawyer in many productions such as “La casa de papel”, “Foodie Love”, “Nacho”, “Tú también lo harías” or “Sagrada Familia”.
Iban Diez is managing partner at MENTA Legal, a law boutique specialized on Media and Entertainment Law. Beforehand, he was Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property and Technology Area at Gomez Acebo & Pombo law firm, one of the big four Spanish law firms. He was leading the IP and Media practice
Iban has been ranked in many of the most important international lawyers’ rankings. He is currently Band 2 in Media Law for Chambers & Partners, and he has also qualified for Best Lawyers ranking.
He is author of numerous articles and publications in regard with Intellectual Property and New Technologies, and he collaborates as lecturer in a high number of Masters and Postgraduates Degrees of Intellectual Property, Audiovisual Law and Production.
Iban is highly specialized on the audiovisual and entertainment industry, working for both national and international companies. He has acted as counsel for many productions, including “La casa de papel” (“Money Heist”), “Foodie Love”, “Nacho”, “Tú lo harías” (“You would do it too”) or “Sagrada Familia” (“Holy Family”).
For over 15 years Laura Miñarro has held key executive positions in sales and development of co-produced TV projects for the domestic as well as the international television market.
After several years as VP of International Co-Production at Globomedia, she became General Manager at the international distribution branch of Grupo Mediapro managing sales and development of international projects. At the Swedish rights management company Eccho Rights, she served as Director of Co-Production and Scripted.
Miñarro is currently VP of International co-production at Buendía Estudios, where she is responsible for the strategic and commercial development of international co-production projects.
Miñarro holds an MBA from the IE Business School, Spain.
Anxo Rodríguez is founder and producer at ESPotlight Media, a recently created production company that has already produced series such as
You Would Do It Too
(Disney +), and others with future premiere dates:
(Amazon Prime Video), and
A New Dawn
Rodriguez has an extensive background as a lawyer and business affairs. As an executive producer, Anxo was awarded in 2015 with the Goya Award for Best Documentary for
Paco de Lucía: The Search
. He has also been business affairs for important series such as
The Paper House
Anxo created the talent agency Alter Ego Talent House, which, in addition to representing actors and actresses, stands out for its wide portfolio of Directors, Screenwriters and Composers. Such close contact with talent led Anxo to found the production company ESPotlight Media in 2020, with the aim of promoting content from top national talent to an international audience. Rodriguez’s expertise and background in the industry have allowed ESPotlight to grow exponentially since its inception, with several productions currently underway for platforms, in addition to a large slate of projects in development.