* Date : 2015-09-08
Juan Osorio Ortiz is an executive producer who has been working at Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America, for more than 30 years and produced over 20 telenovelas. He is an influential television producer, who has exerted a considerable impact on the Mexican entertainment industry with works that deviated from the traditional form of Mexican melodramas.
Hailed as a masterful storyteller, he has masterminded hit productions that were characterized by a universal theme of love that knows no boundaries, an ensemble cast with celebrated actors and actresses, and a fast-paced plot filed with a sense of tension, humor and inspirational messages. His works are considered innovative and progressive, and this is what sets them apart from other telenovelas.
He recently paid a visit to Korea to gain insight into the drama production process, and we met him at the Korea Film Council (KOFIC) Namyangju Studios. It is called the center of Korean film and drama productions, with more than 300 dramas and films of various genres, ranging from historical to contemporary pieces, produced here.
Juan Osorio’s has produced many award-winning works, including his most recent production that swept the awards at the 33rd Premios TVyNovela in 2015. In addition to the engrossing content, he’s praised for transmitting messages that touch upon moral and social issues including organ donation, water conservation, use of renewable energy, coastal protection and more. He has even opened an acting academy to discover young talents and help aspiring actors and actresses realize their dreams.
Join us on The INNERview this week to meet the prominent television producer, who came to Korea to learn the latest Korean drama production technologies and reflect them in his upcoming work, and learn about the power of dramas and telenovelas that are captivating people around the world!