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Joshua Mintz - Biography
Joshua MintzActive - 1998 | Genres - MusicalFilmographyTitle Year La fabrica suenos Director1998Joshua Mintz (I)Miscellaneous Crew | Producer | WriterAs Executive Vice President Scripted Programming & General Manager of Telemundo Studios, Joshua Mintz is responsible for all fiction and drama productions in the U.S. and Mexico, as well as any new co-productions for Telemundo Media. He is responsible for producing pilots, presenting final treatments to the network entertainment executives and managing all production budgets and reports.Under Mintz management, Telemundo has delivered record-breaking performance for three consecutive seasons 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 becoming the fastest growing Spanish-Language Broadcast Network. Under his supervision, Telemundo Studios has produced over fifteen novelas, nine of which have made it to the top-rating charts of Telemundo's primetime programming. Among them are included the historic successes “El Señor de los Cielos”, the second highest ranking rating novela in the history of the network; and “La Patrona”, the network’s first-run number one rating show in its time slot.With simultaneous productions running all year around in the U.S. and Mexico, and thanks to Mintz’ vision and proven strategic leadership to successfully orchestrate its vertically integrated production model, Telemundo Studios has earned international recognition by its colleagues and competitors as a production power-house of the highest quality and productivity.Mintz was appointed Executive Vice President for Telemundo Entertainment in January 2011. He was responsible for the overall strategy and development of entertainment programming for Telemundo Network. Worked towards the optimization of the process development -to-air, designed and implemented long-term strategic plans for the programming grid, including original content and the programming acquisition strategy.Prior to this role, Mintz served as Vice President, Strategic Development at Telemundo Studios. He joined Telemundo Studios in 2007 as Vice President, Talent Strategy, where he was instrumental in attracting impressive talent to the network, including top international stars such as Victoria Ruffo, Edith Gonzalez, Eugenio Siller, Sara Maldonado, Rafael Amaya and Kate del Castillo, among many others.Mr. Mintz has been quoted on the New York Times, Variety, NPR Morning Edition, and NBC News with Brian Williams among many others.With more than 30 years of experience in the television industry in Mexico and the U.S., Mintz began his career at Televisa in various technical and production positions. He was appointed general director of Broadcasting Stations in 1990, where he was responsible for operating four national networks, two international networks and Televisa’s cable system in Mexico City. He was later appointed general director of Logistics of Televisa San Angel. During his tenure with Televisa, Mintz was also a member of the Executive Programming and Production Committees. Mintz oversaw the development of hits such as “Diseñado Ambos Sexos,” the highest-rated sitcom at that time, and was executive producer of more than 20 entertainment/musical productions. Mintz was also executive producer for the first three Mexican Telethons, as well as other highly acclaimed shows such as “Televisa,” “La Fabrica de Sueños,” “Premios TV y Novelas,” “Juan Gabriel at the Azteca,” and “Fantástico Amor".In 2000, Mintz joined Univision as Dramatic Production director and led the design of their first novela studio in Miami. While at Univision, he worked directly with Univision’s former chairman and CEO, Jerrold Perenchio, and was executive producer of the “Selena Vive!” live special from Houston, TX, which became the highest-rated show in U.S. Hispanic television history at that time.In 2006, Mintz joined Azteca America as Director of Programming and shortly thereafter was promoted to Director of Programming, Production and Operations. He received his Bachelor of Arts in social communication sciences with a specialization in television and radio from the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City.Professional ExperienceTelemundo Network2007-PresentExecutive Vice President Scripted Programming & General Manager of Telemundo Studios -Responsible for all fiction and drama productions in Miami, Los Angeles, Mexico and Colombia, as well as any new co-productions for Telemundo Media.Present V.P. Talent Strategy, Telemundo Studios –Develop talent strategy for Telemundo, including: Attracting and retaining top talent; negotiating key talent contracts; creating talent usage, talent forecasting; targeting opportunities for growth with internal talent and seeking external talent to complement and grow Telemundo on-air presence. – Advisor to the President of Telemundo Studios.Azteca America Network.2006-2007Azteca America is the fastest-growing Hispanic network in the United States. The network is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TV Azteca S.A. de C.V., one of the two largest producers of Spanish language television content in the world. Azteca America currently has presence in 43 Hispanic markets. Reporting to the company CEO.V.P. Programming and Production– Responsible for Programming Azteca America Network. – Responsible for the Promotion Department. – In charge of all Production for the Network including:News.Productions in Mexico and the US.Special Events and Sports. – Marketing and New Media. – Programming acquisitions. – Programming Development. – Responsible of Network Operations. – Research.Univision Networks. Miami, USA.2000-2005The premier Spanish-language media company in the United States.Production Director (2003-2005)–Executive Producer of "Premios Juventud" 2005-Univision's youth awards live broadcast that became the most watched program across all major demos in the Hispanic market. –Executive Producer and Creative Development: "Selena Vive!". The three-hour live musical tribute that became the highest rated Spanish-language TV special ever in the US (35.9 NHSI) and the #1 program regardless of language among adults 18-34 in Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco. –Executive Producer: "Lo Veremos Todo", highest rated reality show on Spanish TV and the most successful original series in the Hispanic US in 2004. "Lo Veremos Todo" increased time slot's audience level by more than 25%.Dramatic Production Director (2000-2003) –Executive Supervisor for Univision's first Telenovela, "Te Amare en Silencio". Responsibilities entailed production logistics planning and supervision of entire operation in Los Angeles, California. –Responsible for 2000's Fiction Production start-up operation in Miami. Accomplishments included the design of Globecast state of the art facility and casting talent, production personnel, writers and technicians.Televisa Mexico City, Mexico1990-2000Televisa is the most important provider of programming for Univision Networks in the US. Programming represents more than 75% of Univision's prime time and more than 80% of Galavision's grid.General Director of Logistics and Non-Telenovela Programming (1997-2000) -Responsible for development of Non-Telenovela programming, including co-productions with US Studios such as Disney, Univision and King World. -Led Development and Production of comedy series "Diseñador Ambos Sexos" which became the highest rated weekly series in Mexico's Television history. -Led Production planning and strategy; recommended implementation of new technology and provided strategic direction to creative, on camera, operative and administrative areas.-Responsible for daily operations of Studios San Angel formed by more than 5,000 employees, 15 sound stages as well as technical and administrative areas for TV production.-Active member of Executive Programming and Production Committee-in which all productions, castings and programming development strategies were discussed and approved.-Functioned as Executive Producer - reporting directly to Emilio Azcarraga Jean, of the first and biggest telecast in Mexico's TV history: "Teleton". This 26 hour live program used all Televisa resources and required the alignment of more than 200 Radio and TV stations and in the country. This show included talent from all Radio and TV stations.Acted as Camera Director of special events as well as Executive Producer of various variety and comedy shows.Member of the Board of Telesistema Mexicano, the group of stations owned by Televisa.Director of Logistics (1995-1997)-Restructured and revitalized San Angel Studios Operation to ensure Televisa's positioning as the world's biggest producer of Television content in Spanish. Televisa reached a record breaking production outcome of 25 telenovelas in two consecutive years.General Director of Broadcasting Stations (1993-1995) -Planned, established, expanded and supervised programming and operation of both Televisa's national and international Networks and the newly created Cable Stations, reaching viewers in Europe, Northern Africa and The Americas.-Created and programmed exclusive 24x7 Telenovela channel.Director of Broadcasting Stations (1990-1993) -Supervised operations of National and International via satellite Networks. -General Coordinator of "Cadena de las Americas", an international Telecast targeting 53 countries in Europe and The Americas to commemorate 500 years of the Discovery of America. Reporting directly to Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, led the organization of this TV network of 19 international channels in which each country aired 4 hours of daily content through Televisa. 704 hours of content were transmitted to 40 TV stations and 300 cable systems around the world.Previous ExperienceTelevisa Mexico City, Mexico1982- 1989-Included a series of increasingly intricate live on air/pre-recorded, creative, production positions. Advanced through virtually all key production and technical positions.EducationB.A. Mass Communication1984-1989Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City.Awards and MembershipsMember of the Advisory Counsel of Universidad Anahuac School of Communications (1998-1999).Member of the LARAS (Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) (1998- 2000).Premio TV y Novelas: Feliz Ano 92 as Best TV Special. (1992). Premio TV y Novelas: Teleton 97 as Best TV Special. (1997). Circulo Nacional de Periodistas: Teleton 98 as Best TV Special (1998).Production CreditsExecutive Producer:2005 Premios Juventud. Awards Show.2005 Selena Vive! Live Concert.2004 Lo Veremos Todo. Reality Show.1999 Teleton '99. Variety, Musical. 1999 Televisa, La Fabrica de Sueños. Prime Time Special. 1999 Juan Gabriel en el Azteca.Live Concert. 1999 Un Lucero en la Mexico. Live Concert. 1998 Teleton '98. Variety, Musical. 1998 Premios Tv Y Novelas. Awards Show. 1998 Con Mucho Gusto. Late Night Show. 1998 Fantastico Amor. Game Show.1997 Teleton '97. Variety, Musical. 1996 Miguel Bose. Musical Special.1996 Club Disney. Kids, Co-Production. 1995 La Chica TV. Beauty Pageant.1994 Feliz Ano Nuevo '94. New Years Show. 1994 A la Vera del Camino A. FernÃ¡ndez. Musical Special. 1994 Gloria Trevi Mundos Atrevidos. Musical Special. 1993 Feliz Ano Nuevo '93. New Years Show. 1993 Thalia "Love" Musical1993 Magneto. Musical.1992 Feliz Ano Nuevo '92. New Years Show. 1992 Intercontrol. Game Show.Executive in charge of Production:2001 Te Amare en Silencio. Telenovela. 2000 El Cubo de DonAlu. Kids Show.1999 Furcio. Bloopers Show.1999 Los Comediantes. Stand Up.1998 Diseñador Ambos Sexos. Situation Comedy. 1998 Cero en Conducta. Situation Comedy.Camera Director2000 Estamos Unidos. Situation Comedy. 1999 Televisa, La Fabrica de Sueños. Prime Time Special. 1999 Juan Gabriel en el Azteca. Live Concert. 1999 Un Lucero en la Mexico. Live Concert. 1997 Akustic. Live Concert.1993 Feliz Ano Nuevo '93. New Years Show. 1989 ECO Noticias. News.1983 Ballet de Boston, Rudolf Nureyev. Live Performance. 1983 Ballet de Maurice Bejart. Live Performance. 1982 Chulas Fronteras. Dance Contest.