China and Spain to produce two docuseries

28 June 2013 9 h 56 min Comments Off

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(Rapidtvnews, Jun 27, 2013) Spanish audiovisual production company CINTV and China’s LIC have signed an agreement to produce two documentary series in which the public channel TVE will also participate.

The move marks the the first time the two countries have made a deal in the field of audiovisual production.

Both productions will be broadcast in China and Spain and have a potential audience of 470 million viewers, according to the companies. Leland Ling, LIC´s CEO, will visit Spain tomorrow in order to make the agreement official and give more details about the project.

TVE will co-produce both series – Mundo Salvaje and El Cuento Del Rabilargo – and has also purchased some broadcasting rights. Mundo Salvaje consists of 26 half-hour episodes and El Cuento is a single production of 52 minutes. Both are in HD.

LIC is the largest private production company in China and owns the documentary slot SAGA, which is broadcast on 80 channels and watched in 470 million households. Juan Antonio Dominguez, CINTV´s CEO, said he hopes the agreement is only the first of many more.

Aimed at families, Mundo Salvaje will present science and nature in an informal way and focus on our responsibility for the natural world. El Cuento tells the history of a kind of magpie which is found in Spain and China – an unusual distribution pattern for a bird.

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