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.