After two years of break RTVE Showcase is back with two intense days in Madrid

After two years of break RTVE Showcase is back with two intense days in Madrid
After two years of break due to the pandemic, RTVE is once again holding its Showcase to be held at the Hotel Puerta América in Madrid from June 15 to 17, 2022. The event will be attended by actors, directors and producers from the content that will be presented in the Showcase.

Boundless, the series whose worldwide distribution rights are shared by RTVE and ZDF, which deals with the return to the world of Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano, will have a panel where the North American director Simon West, among others, will be present. Known for international hits like "Con Air" and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider." In addition, several discussion tables are scheduled that will feature the best creators and managers of the Spanish audiovisual industry.

In the panel on "Trends in international co-production", moderated by Rafael Bardem, deputy director of licences, programs and co-productions at RTVE, the following will participate: Kai Finke, director of content and co-productions at Netflix in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Susanne Frank , Director of Drama at ZDF Studios GmbH, Sebastian Vibes, Vice President of VIS / Paramount in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Albert Sagalés (Executive Producer of Diagonal TV) and Gonzalo Sagardía (Founder and CEO of Onza).

The “Spanish Fiction Production” table, moderated by José Pastor, RTVE's film and fiction director, will be attended, among others, by the showrunners Daniel Écija, Ramón Campos, José Manuel Lorenzo and David Martínez.
Joaquín Oristrell, Virgina Yagüe, José Luis Martín and Alicia Luna will be part of the panel “Write for Television. The Writer's Craft”. In the panel of “Daily series. Live every day” will take part Josep Cister, Tirso Calero, Jaume Banacolocha, Emilio A. Pina and Miquel Peidró.

Panels will be held with the assistance of creators, technicians and actors from the fiction series "Force of Peace" (Mar Olid, Silvia Alonso, Alfonso Bassave, Félix Gómez, Will Shephard), "Drought" (Jorge Sánchez Gallo, Juan Gea, Nacho Nugo), “The Patients of Doctor García” (Jona Noguera, Yolanda del Val, Jordi Frades, Tamar Novas, Nancho Novo), “HIT” (Joaquín Oristrell, Yolanda García Serrano, Marta Larralde, Alba del Ángel) “Ana Tramel ” (Roberto Santiago, Unax Ugalde, Mariela Besuievsky) and “La Caza Guadiana” (Félix Gómez, Rafa Montesinos, Alain Hernández); daily series such as “Dos Vidas” (Josep Cister, Laura Ledesma, Amparo Piñero), youth series such as “Yrreal” (Alberto Utrera, Nuño Benito, Veki Velilla, Angy Fernández) and “Ser o No Ser” (Carmen González, Coral Cruz , AnderPuig); in addition to documentaries such as “Los Pilares del Tiempo” (Leonor Martín, Lidia San José) and “ADN Colón. His true story” (Regis F. López), entertainment programs such as “Lazos de Sangre” (Boris Izaguirre) and “Un País Mágico” (Miguel de Lucas).

In addition, there will be the remote presence of actors Rodrigo Santoro, Maribel Verdú, Elena Rivera, Megan Montaner or Daniel Grao. Executives from the main international audiovisual companies, Netflix, Paramount, HBO Max, AMC Networks, Disney, Paramount, Amazon Prime Video, Banijay, Lionsgate, Sony, Movistar, Orange, RAI, ZDF, Deutsche Welle, have also confirmed their presence at the event. France Televisions, ARTE, RTP, TVI, M6, MBC, Dubai Media, Channel 22 and Channel 11 of Mexico, among others.

Hosted by Elena Sánchez, as in previous editions, the Showcase is a professional meeting aimed at directors of content and acquisitions in the international audiovisual market, as well as distributors and commercial partners of the Corporation. In parallel, private meeting and screening areas will be set up with more than 300 hours of programs to watch at the service of the participating executives.

This third edition of the RTVE Showcase is part of the Corporation's international commercial activity. The objectives of the RTVE Showcase are to show in an entertaining way what the Corporation produces and where it is headed in a global audiovisual world, increase the international sale of its products, boost its image abroad as a catalyst for the Spanish audiovisual industry and strengthen ties with the main players on the international scene.

The last edition of this meeting, held in 2019, was a great success, since it brought together the great executives of the audiovisual sector, 300 representatives of radio and television companies and pay television platforms from Europe, America and Asia for three days. Television creatives in Spain, as well as industry executives from more than 30 countries.
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