Conecta Fiction

Spain’s Conecta Fiction confirms physical dates & virtual event

Co-production forum Conecta Fiction has confirmed plans for a physical event later this year in Spain, which will run alongside virtual events. The fifth edition of Conecta Fiction will again be split across two dates, as per last year’s event, with an online-only element taking place 28-30 June. That will be followed by a hybrid […]

Movistar+ explores ‘Riot Police’ S2 as co-pro’s discussed at Conecta Fiction

Movistar+ is in development on a second season of its recently launched drama Riot Police (aka Antidisturbios), the Spanish media giant’s director of originals Domingo Corral has told delegates at Conecta Fiction Reboot. The news emerged on the second day of the Spanish co-production forum, which has become a hybrid event that is being held […]

Rebooted: Q&A with Géraldine Gonard, Conecta FICTION director

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, industry shows around the globe have had to adapt to the changing circumstances. Here, Conecta FICTION director Géraldine Gonard, reveals what attendees can expect from the 2020 event.   This year’s Conecta FICTION will offer both virtual and physical events, how will these two aspects compliment each other? Due to exceptional […]

Conecta Fiction sets September date for hybrid on-site/online forum

The fourth edition of Spanish co-production forum Conecta Fiction has rebranded itself as Conecta Fiction Reboot – a hybrid online and on-site event to be held in Spain in June and September. The program of activities will open virtually during the week of 15 June, which is the same month when the event would have […]

TBI Weekly: Premium aspirations elevate global-facing LatAm drama

The appeal of scripted Spanish-language programming, with premium budgets and global-facing stories, was more apparent than ever at this week’s Conecta Fiction market in Spain, which hosted its most international edition to date. Close to 700 delegates from across 24 countries descended on Pamplona, where first-time representatives from the likes of Entertainment One (eOne) and […]

Viacom International Studios hunts “alliances” to bolster global roll-out

Viacom has made it crystal clear that its in-house global production banner is open for business and receptive to “any type of content, in any territory and in any genre”. Viacom International Studios (VIS) set up shop in Latin America last year and has begun replicating its production strategy for third parties and its own […]

Conecta Fiction reveals pitch prize winners

Spanish and Chilean projects took home the top pitch prizes at the third instalment of Spanish drama market Conecta Fiction. The prizes went to a selection of projects that were pitched across the week during the market’s prestigious pitching events. The RTVE Development Award went to Spanish mockumentary project Why Did Men Disappear? from Pepe […]

Conecta Fiction: Flipping the script

In June, the Spanish city of Pamplona-Iruña will host the third edition of Conecta Fiction, a four-day annual event where the creativity, financing and co-production of scripted TV will take centre stage. Andy Fry reports Explaining why Conecta Fiction adds value to what is already a packed schedule of markets and networking events, its director […]

Conecta Fiction reveals pitch finalists

Conecta Fiction has unveiled the final projects selected for its pitching events at the third edition of the market, which is this year set in Pamplona. The Pitch Co-Pro Series, Pitch Fundación SGAE and Pitch Digiseries will be pitched on 18 June in the Congress Center Baluarte in Pamplona-Iruña, Navarra, while the projects selected for […]