SHARON TAL YGUADO | Head of Event Series, Amazon Studios
Sharon Tal Yguado is Head of Event Series at Amazon Studios. Previously, Sharon was Executive Vice President of Scripted Programming at Fox International Channels (FIC). Based in Los Angeles, she was responsible for Scripted Programming and Original Development. Ms. Tal Ygaudo has been a key contributor to FIC’s growth over the past nine years. She is responsible for the programming strategy and for the launches of over twenty entertainment channels, including FX Asia, Fox Middle East, Fox Life Italy, Fox Life Japan, Fox Life Russia, Fox Life Poland, and Fox Life Turkey. In the past four years, Ms. Tal Yguado and her team initiated and supervised numerous content projects and deals, which allowed FIC to expand its content strategy from local acquisitions to global content ownership.
Projects include Dexter, FIC’s global pre-buy deal with Showtime, The Listener, FIC’s co-production with NBC and CTV, The Walking Dead, FIC’s co-financing deal with AMC, and the upcoming series The Bridge, FIC’s co-financing deal with Shine International and F/X. Before joining FIC, Ms. Tal Yguado served as a Producer. She is the creator of a number of shows including Secret Attractions, an unscripted format acquired and produced by FOX TV Studios. Sharon has a Master’s Degree in Media from New York University and a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Tel Aviv University in Israel.