The Festival, which begins on October 6 in Cádiz, will open one day earlier due to the high demand for participation.
South International Series Festival brings forward one day its official opening and will begin on Friday, October 6 at the Palacio de Congresos de Cádiz. The team is confirming the schedule, which, due to the high demand for participation from production companies and platforms, has had to extend its program by one day.
Andalusia will play a special role in this first edition, both in its programming and in its industry spaces. There will be more than twenty activities featuring the talent and industry of the Andalusian audiovisual sector, with special attention to the series of the future, which are in the pipeline, and to the audiovisual jewels, grouped in the section In the South.
Among the series selected are the docuseries 548 days. Captured by a cult (Olmo Figueredo, José Ortuño, Disney+), the animated series Poor devil (HBO) with art direction by Manuel Sicilia (Rookyn Animation), the fiction production Grease (David Sainz, RTVE Play), the episode of the acclaimed international series Black Mirror, Mazey Dayshot in Andalusia with service by Fresco Films or the webseries From the bottom (Joaquín Perles).
The South International Series Festival is born in a key place for the international production of series, such as Andalusia, where more than 1,300 audiovisual productions are shot every year, generating an economic impact of 118 million euros and more than 19,400 direct jobs, according to data from the Andalusia Film Commission.
In this scenario, the Andalusian audiovisual sector enjoys a privileged moment of economic growth and creative development, thanks to a consolidated industrial fabric, professionals with a long trajectory and a rich and heterogeneous historical and natural background.
Some thirty premieres in fiction and non-fiction sections
The first international titles that will be part of the fiction and non-fiction sections have already been announced. The Israeli series
the South Korean
are the first titles that will be part of the Official Fiction Section program, while the British film
The Man Who Stole the Scream
will be one of the titles that the public will be able to enjoy in the Official Non-Fiction Section. They will be joined by other titles to be announced on September 20.
In addition to premieres of the first episodes of the series that can be enjoyed in the 2023-24 season on the main networks and platforms, the South Series will host previews of series that are in the process of filming as well as screenings of projects that are in the early stages of production, to encourage networking among industry professionals.