Common Worldwide Studios has struck a take care of one of many hottest gamers in Spanish-language programming, Buendía Estudios.
Below the deal, the corporate, whose current credit embrace the hit dramas “Cardo” and “Veneno,” will co-develop and co-produce Spanish-language collection with Common Worldwide Studios, a division of Common Studio Group. Shaped in 2020, Buendía Estudios is a three way partnership between Atresmedia and Telefónica’s Movistar Plus, and incorporates the in-house participant previously generally known as Atresmedia Studios.
The corporate, which is led by CEO Ignacio Corrales, instructed Selection earlier this 12 months that, along with producing for Spain and Latin America, it’s seeking to develop initiatives from the area which are global-facing, within the vein of worldwide Spanish-language triumphs like “Cash Heist” and “Velvet.” A slate of round 40 initiatives throughout varied genres and codecs is at present within the works.
The Common Worldwide Studios pact will see the 2 studios accomplice on a slate of authentic programming, and in addition goal to adapt NBCUniversal codecs for the Spanish market.
“This settlement with Common Worldwide Studios is a elementary step in Buendía Estudios’ technique to create and produce premium Spanish-language content material for world audiences,” mentioned Corrales. “A partnership that unites two complementary groups which have in widespread the eagerness and dedication to inform good tales.”
The primary mission will likely be a Spanish-language adaptation of the Worldwide Emmy-winning format “Protected Harbour,” which was initially produced by Common Worldwide Studios’ manufacturing firm Matchbox Footage for Australian broadcaster SBS.
The psychological thriller follows a bunch of associates who set sail on a yachting journey and later come to the help of a broken-down boat with asylum seekers on board. The thought-provoking present explores themes of friendship, belief, justice and the common wrestle skilled by refugees everywhere in the world.
Sonia Martínez, editorial director of Buendía Estudios, added: “In an more and more globalized world during which actual occasions cross borders, now we have the possibility of translating this actuality into fiction that, with out dropping its common curiosity, reaches the viewer with a singular and differential native taste. We’re very enthusiastic about this primary mission and the chance of bringing ‘Protected Harbour’ to new Spanish-speaking audiences.”
Common Worldwide Studios president Beatrice Springborn, whose position was this week made everlasting, mentioned: “As a studio, we satisfaction ourselves on telling human and daring tales, which replicate the world we stay in and have fun native sensibility and nuance. Working with the best-in-class storytellers and expertise at Buendía Estudios will allow us to ship on our dedication to create extra native language programming that guarantees to captivate and entertain audiences worldwide.”
Enrique Guillén, govt VP of economic technique and worldwide growth for NBCUniversal Codecs, added: “Buendía Estudios is a number one provider of premium Spanish-language content material. We’re thrilled to enter into this partnership and to begin working collectively on a mission with the immediacy and significance of Protected Harbour, tackling some profound human themes that bind us all collectively.”
This deal builds on Common Worldwide Studios’ slate of local-language authentic programming and format variations, which incorporates “Supertitlán,” a Spanish-language adaptation of NBC office comedy “Superstore.” The collection is a co-production with sister studio Common Tv, a division of Common Studio Group and Dopamine in Mexico.