SCENIC RIGHTS is an Audiovisual and Stage Rights Management Agency founded more than 20 years ago by Focus Group in Spain. The Agency is the oldest and has the highest contracting volume in the Spanish and Latin American markets. In the last few years, Scenic Rights has consolidated its position as the leading company in offering the largest portfolio of exclusive worldwide rights of literary works, plays and original projects for TV Series & Films of the most important Hispanic creatives (Spain, Latam & US Hispanic).
SCENIC RIGHTS manages the direct supply of thousands of IPs through its exclusive representation agreements with leading Publishing Houses, Literary Agencies and Creatives. This has resulted in the development and production of more than 100 projects by Studios, SVOD Platforms and TVs in more than 15 countries (See "In Development / Production / Exploitation" section on Scenic Rights’ website).
SCENIC RIGHTS has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, and Los Angeles. In 2021, it expanded its offices to Mexico City and Prague.
The company is led by Sydney Borjas (CEO) and has a team divided into different areas of expertise: Operations (Ignacio Díaz), Content (Daniela de Angel, Jon Iborra and Andrea D'Alfonso), and Business Affairs & Legal (Rafael Fernández-Shaw), as well as Pere Roca as Content Senior Consultant in the Barcelona office and Pilar de Posadas as an Associate in the Los Angeles office. The new offices in Mexico City and Prague are headed by Miguel Rosenfeld and Filip Bobinski respectively.
Sydney Borjas. CEO of SCENIC RIGHTS
Specialized in the audiovisual and theatrical copyright business with more than 25 years of experience, he has been the Director of the Business Affairs & Legal Department of the International Production Company ICAIC (participating in more than 60 international audiovisual co-productions), Head of the Cybermedia Program (Madrid) within the framework of the IBERMEDIA PROGRAM, Director of Audiovisual Strategy of La Central Digital in charge of the management of cable TV channels as well as the digital distribution of audiovisual content in Europe and America, Manager of the Buñuel Institute Author Foundation, and Manager of Performing Arts/Grand Rights of the General Society of Authors and Publishers.
As CEO of SCENIC RIGHTS he has participated in several TV Series with different responsibilities associated with the management of chain of titles and talent packaging processes: Promesas de Arena (TVE), Hernán, el hombre (Dopamina, Amazon, A&E), La Templanza (Amazon), La cocinera de Castamar (Atresmedia), Magic for Humans Spain con el Mago Pop (Netflix) among others. Additionally, he has been in charge of the Business Affairs & Legal Department for numerous Theater and Musical projects for Spain, Latam, Broadway and West End.
He has been a member of several Juries associated with the audiovisual industry, and Professor of various courses and Masters in Spanish and Latin-American universities, Film & TV Schools and international organizations. He has also participated as an author of the Legal and Financial Guides for the Audiovisual Sector and the Performing Arts Sector published by the Author Foundation, as well as Copyright in Audiovisual Works published by the UOC.