In this event, Jornadas Internacionales 2016 here in Buenos Aires, Argentina and where TVMAS is, FOX Networks Group Latin America held the annual meeting of the press, which was attended by Carlos Martinez, President of FOX Networks Group Latin America; Edgar Spielmann, EVP and COO of FNG LatAm and Sergio Veiga, SVP & General Manager of FOX Networks Group Southern Region, along with other executives of the Group, where the innovations of the Group were anticipated. They highlighted their original new proposals created in the region: the 2091 series and Llamame Bruna, that will be released next October 9 for all Latin America by FOX1, signal part of Premium FOX +, and in which had the participation of Maria Boop, star of the series, who announced her role and how she composed her character.
“To make good content takes time and high quality with more series. The transformation of FIC in FOX Networks Group Latin America has integrated us with the US to develop stronger products of quality that must be distributed on any platform,” said Carlos Martinez.
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#LlamameBruna is a new and bold original production based on the true story of a teenage girl who decides to radically change her life and devote herself to prostitution becoming the most famous Brazilian escort. Meanwhile, FOX premiered the same month one of its most ambitious projects with the first science fiction series produced in Latin America, 2091, starring Colombian Manolo Cardona and Angie Cepeda, Mexican Christopher Von Uckermann and Cristina Rodlo and has Benjamin Vicuña, Luz Cipriota and Ludovico Di Santo in the cast.
“Since always we have committed to production in Latin America, demonstrating our ability to tell great stories, making critically acclaimed events as Tiempo Final, Kdabra, Cumbia Ninja and Sitiados which broke records not only locally but also in international markets,” explained Spielmann.
“The original production is one of the pillars of our content strategy, as it allows us to approach the audience through stories specially developed for the local taste and, at the same time, promote the incredible talent that has Latin America. In this sense, this year we launched our first call for the creative community of the region and the reception exceeded our expectations, with more than 1900 projects received in only fourteen weeks,” said Spielman.
In terms of non-scripted content launches Escuela para Suegras, a spin-off of “Escuela para Maridos” in Argentina.