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[Commlist] XV Obitel International Seminar

Sat Nov 14 17:45:32 GMT 2020

*XV Obitel International Seminar**,**November 16 to 19, 2020**- Online *

The OBITEL – Iberoamerican Observatory of Television Fiction - is an international network created in 2005 and formed by

research groups from 11 countries:

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, United States (hispanic language), Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Its objective is to trace the diagnosis and perspectives of television fiction through annual monitoring and comparative,

quantitative and qualitative, analysis of the various formats of the fiction genre, either on open television or on streaming platforms.

For this 2020 Yearbook, the theme of the year is /Melodrama in times of streaming/. The intention is to identify, through the study

of the characters,themes and narrative plots of the melodrama that circulate on open television and VoD platforms. As well how to analyze

the particularities of the melodramatic combinations in different genres and cultural contexts in Ibero-American television fiction.

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*MONDAY, 11/16*


1p.m to 1:30 p.m - OPENING TABLE

Launch of the 14th Yearbook OBITEL 2020 /Melodrama in Times of Streaming/

1:30 p.m to 2:30 p.m - GLOBO TABLE

  Jorge Furtado (Globo screenwriter), Lucas Paraizo (Globo screenwriter)

2:30 p.m to 3 p.m - Q&A


/Iberoamerican fiction through political and technological changes: the persistence of melodrama as a narrative matrix/.

Obitel Argentina: Gustavo Aprea, Mónica Kirchheimer y Ezequiel Rivero (Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires e Universidad Nacional de las Artes)

3 p.m to 4 p.m - Q&A

*TUESDAY, 11/17*

1p.m to 1:30 p.m: BRAZIL:/Time of Brazilian Streaming/

Maria Immacolata Vassallo de Lopes, Ligia Prezia Lemos (University of São Paulo)

1:30 p.m to 2 p.m: PORTUGAL: /FTA and VoD: a generational gap/

Catarina Duff Burnay, Pedro Lopes (Portuguese Catholic University)

2 p.m to 2:30 p.m: COLOMBIA: /Melodrama lives in times of streaming/

Fernando Aranguren Díaz, Borys Bustamante, Bohórquez, Hernán Javier Riveros Solórzano (District University Francisco José de Caldas)

2:30 p.m to 3 p.m: SPAIN: /Premiere fiction takes competitiveness to the extreme/

Charo Lacalle (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

3 p.m to 4 p.m   Q&A

*WEDNESDAY, 11/18*

1p.m to 1:30 p.m: MÉXICO: /Melodrama on Netflix: transformation or evolution?/

Guillermo Orozco, Gabriela Gómez, Darwin Franco (University of Guadalajara)

1:30 p.m to 2 p.m: UNITED STATES: /The Return of… //La Reina del Sur 2///

Juan Piñón (New York University)

2 p.m to 2:30 p.m: PERU: /Social issues and comedy in fiction/

Giuliana Cassano, Guillermo Vásquez, James A. Dettleff (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru)

2:30 p.m to 3 p.m: ARGENTINA: /The drop for open TV keeps on going: production companies are betting on platforms and themes regarding marginality and corruption.///

Gustavo Aprea, Mónica S. Kirchheimer, Ezequiel Rivero (National University of Buenos Aires and National University of Arts)

3 p.m to 4 p.m - Q&A

*THURSDAY, 11/19*

1p.m to 1:30 p.m: URUGUAY: /Ibero-American fiction is losing ground to entertainment///

Coordinators: Rosario Sánchez Vilela, Lucia Gadea (Catholic University of Uruguay)

1:30 p.m to 2 p.m: VENEZUELA: /Fiction in the dark/

Morella Alvarado, Luisa Torrealba (Central University of Venezuela)

2 p.m to 2:30 p.m: Q&A

2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m: CONFERENCE

Erick Brêtas, Head of Globo’s Products and Digital Service)

3:30 to 4 p.m – Q&A




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