Latinx-Led Production House Exile Content Studio Acquires Dixo, Pioneering Latin American and Spanish Podcast Leader |
LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 15, 2021–
Exile Content Studio, the Hollywood content producer led by Latinx, has announced the acquisition of Dixo, the world’s leading Spanish-language podcast network and production company.
Under the slogan “We are podcasts”, Dixo began its foray into podcasting in Mexico in 2005, producing and curating a list of informative, diverse and practical audio content. With over 5,000 productions released to date, spanning genres and categories such as science fiction, film, economics, literature, politics, wellness, nutrition, and more, Dixo counts a sizable audience of listeners committed to becoming the leading Latin podcast network. America. Dixo in addition to being published on its website www.dixo.com, are also available on platforms such as Amazon, Apple, Google and Spotify, which generally speak Spanish.
In this announcement, María Teresa Pérez, COO of Exile Content, said: “It is a great pleasure for me to welcome Dixo and its visionary leader Dany Saadia, to Exile Content Studio. At Exile, we are all excited about the opportunity to not only expand our podcasting efforts and generate new intellectual property, but also lead the charge in the growth and development of the podcast industry in the United States and in Latin America.
One of the first to embrace the podcast format, CEO and founder Saadia started Dixo 16 years ago with the belief that the Spanish-language podcast could transform storytelling in Latin America. Saadia said, “Since its inception, Dixo has been a bootstrap startup, so we are delighted to join Exile with their talent, expertise and resources to expand the reach of podcasts and continue to create quality content for audiences across the world. Spanish speaking world. . “
According to Edison Research, which produced the very first Latino podcast report last year, 25% of Latin Americans are monthly podcast listeners, of which 70% come from predominantly Spanish households. These numbers are growing rapidly as Spanish is fast becoming the second universal language for podcasting, and US tech companies are taking note and investing heavily in this category.
Together, Exile and Dixo will continue to develop podcasting with content that is culturally relevant to their audience, with branded content / advertising opportunities as part of the partnership.
About Exile Content Studio
Exile produces premium content in Spanish and English for global audiences across multiple platforms: television, film, audio and digital. Launched in 2018, the award-winning full-service studio team recently co-produced Todo Go A Estar Bien with Diego Luna as showrunner and Sueño Real, on the Real Madrid women’s football team with journalist Ana Pastor. Prior to launch, the Exile team produced three seasons of El Chapo for Netflix and produced the critically acclaimed Emmy and Sundance Audience award-winning documentary, Science fair, in addition to Netflix Who killed Malcolm X and The traffickers.
Exile continues to develop impactful original content while leading the charge of diversity in entertainment in partnership with top Latinx creators.
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