Viacom International Studios signed a first-look deal with industry veteran Juan José Campanella’s production company 100 Bares.

Under the two-year agreement, Campanella and his production unit will develop and produce premium content. Campanella has a diverse range of work as a director, scriptwriter, and producer. His film El secreto de sus ojos won him an Oscar for Best International Feature Film in 2010.

Federico Cuervo, SVP and general manager of Viacom International Studios – Americas, remarked, “With the great talent of Campanella, who knows how to move the fibers of his audience with each of his ideas and productions, we are guaranteed to create amazing content. His creativity and ability to recreate situations, together with VIS’s technology and talent, is the essential complement for our studio to continue creating the best stories and distribute them all over the world.”