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Conecta Fiction: 10 Takeaways – U.S. Predominance, Gender Challenges, Genre, New TV

Conecta Fiction: 10 Takeaways – U.S. Predominance, Gender Challenges, Genre, New TV

Spain’s hybrid 4th Conecta Fiction, Europe’s biggest TV co-production forum with Latin America, closed its on-site doors on Sept. 3, though its online complement runs until Sept. 11.

Following, 10 takeaways from a unique 2020 edition:

Co-Production Paradigm Shift

Conecta Fiction Reboot’s most significant news may have broken Thursday: The announcement that ViacomCBS Intl. Studios (Vis) Rtve, the Spanish public broadcaster, and Onza Productions had initiated production on “Parot,” a cop thriller shooting in Madrid. Ever more for Spain’s networks and pay TV operators co-production involves less alliances with like-minded and like weight local partners in Europe more tie-ups with U.S. global streamers or pay TV giants. In another example, Conecta Fiction’s gala night series, female conquistador tale “Inés of My Soul,” originated at Chile’s Chilevision, was boarded by Rtve, and then Amazon Prime Video.

At an estimated 477 million, the Spanish-language global market dwarfs the French and

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