About us

 

Televideo, your television producer in Colombia since 1980. Throughout our history we have worked continuously to face challenges posed by the audiovisual industry. Always with renewing attitude, we have offered quality and efficiency improving ourselves frequently. During these years we have managed to inspire security and confidence in our clients and colleagues, and we have stood out by taking chances on the development of groundbreaking projects.

We led the establishment and assembly of TV channels, which are already totally consolidated, such as Win Sports, Cablenoticias, Canal 13, Teleantioquia and Telepacfífico. Moreover, we are pioneers in producing documentaries for foreign channels like Discovery Channel and National Geographic.

Content producer for national and international channels, with audiovisual products such as telenovelas, series and miniseries, documentaries, children and youth projects, contests, news and other formats at the cutting – edge.

Technical facilities: We have television studios, avant-garde technology and wide professional experience to provide services of pre-production, production and post-production. Furthermore, we perform live transmissions, we plan and produce major business events and we design, conform and operate television channels.

Timeline

 

1980

Televideo is officially founded by Francisco Muñoz Calle on July 22nd. It is the first Colombian television producer that purchases colour video equipment, which allow it to develop the production and post-production of the first coloured news programme in Colombia: Noticolor. It makes correspondents of Colombia and South America for Televisa in Mexico. Years later will be produced Noticiero de la Noche (Evening News), Noticiero Nacional (National News), Noticiero Colombia 12:30 (Colombia News 12:30), Noticiero Telepaís (Telecountry News), Buenos Días Colombia (Good Morning Colombia), as well as other programmes for Caracol, RCN, Cenpro, Coestrellas, Jorge Barón and so on.

1985

Televideo developed the design, setting up, commissioning and operation during three years of the first regional television channel in Colombia: Teleantioquia. Established on August 11th, it is supported by EDA (known today as Edatel) and Inravisión. It starts its operation in a place rented by Televideo in El Poblado neighbourhood, and manages to produce 21.5 hours of weekly programming.

1986

John Paul II visited Colombia during 7 days. He was in Bogotá, Chiquinquirá, Tumaco, Popayán, Cali, Pereira, Cartagena, Medellín, Bucaramanga y Barranquilla. Televideo was in charge of the production and transmission of the coverage of his visit to Medellín.

1988

Televideo developed the design, setting up, commissioning and operation during the first year of operation of the regional channel: Telepacífico. Initially called Televalle, it was established on July 25th as part of the commemorative acts of Cali’s establishment 450 years ago. In addition, the company performs the design, setting up and commissioning of several programmers in the Caribbean Region.

1995

Since this year Televideo did the informative Buenos Días Colombia (Good Morning Colombia), pioneer in morning’s schedule. It was broadcasted on Canal A (Channel A) and was a great source of important hosts and journalists.

1998

Televideo developed the design, setting up, commissioning and operation during the first year of operation of the regional channel: Teveandina (Canal 13). It was the first Colombian television channel with stereo sound. In 1998 it changed its name for Canal 13 and in 2001 it was entirely renewed to reach a youth audience.

1999

This year, Televideo begins the production and post-production of the first season of the miniseries Así es la vida (Such is life), a Televideo original of 520 hours. The programme was broadcasted with great success by RCN. The format is a bunch of short stories which develop from beginning to end in miniseries of 5 chapters of an hour.

2000

Televideo developed the production and post-production of the telenovela Entre Amores (Between Lovers), which explores the issue of infidelity from the female perspective. It was broadcasted by RCN during the evening, reaching 20 points of rating. Moreover, the company makes the production and post-production of the documentary Toro Tope for National Geographic Channel. This product obtained the award for Best Documentary at Zoie Films Festival and Biarritz Film Festival.

2001

Televideo developed the production and post-production of the telenovela Amor sin remedio (Love without remedy), broadcasted by RCN and starred by Rita Bendeck, Jorge López and Marcela Vanegas. Furthermore, it makes the production and post-production of the documentaries Voces del fuego (Voices from the fire), Noriega and so on, for the television channel Infinito. Televideo also produced and post-produced the documentary Manuela Sáenz: La passion de Bolívar (Manuela Saenz: Bolivar’s passion) for Discovery Channel. Next year, this product won the prize Bronze World Medal for best historical series in the New York International Film and Video Festival.

2002

Televideo developed the production and post-production of the telenovela Juan Joyita, directed by Rodrigo Triana, for RCN, which won the TV y Novelas prize for best child actor. It also made the production and post-production of the documentaries Verdades y mentiras del fenómeno OVNI (Truths and lies about UFO phenomenon), Sicarios: Mensajeros de la muerte (Hitmen: Death messengers), Psicopirosis: Incendios de la mente (Psychopirosis: Fires of mind), Juegos de rol (Role - Playing), Historias de vida (Life stories) Hackers, Escrito en las estrellas (Written in the stars), En busca del éxatsis (In pursuit of ecstasy), El camino espiritual del guerrero (Warrior’s spiritual path), Conspiración para el silencio (Conspiracy for silence) and so on, for the television channel Infinito.

2003

Televideo made the production and post-production of the series Punto de giro (Pivot point) for RCN. Directed by Kepa Amuchastegui and starred by Alejandra Borrero, Roberto Cano y Cristina Umaña, it was nominated next year for best series in TV y Novelas Awards. It also develops the production and post-production of the documentary Seguridad Extrema (Extreme Security) for Discovery Channel, filmed in Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Brasil and United States. It carried out the design, building, assembly and operation of The Studio, a centre of production of series, telenovelas and game shows.

2004

Televideo developed the production and post-production of the telenovela Amor a la plancha for RCN, starred by Martina García and Marcelo Cezán, and directed by Mario Rivero, director of Betty la fea (Ugly Betty). It won the India Catalina Prize for best Colombian telenovela and newcomer actress, in the International Film Festival of Cartagena 2004. Moreover, it produced and post-produced the documentary Galán: La lucha de un gigante (Galán: The fight of a warrior) together with the television channel Caracol. Televideo operated during three months the three public TV channels after Inaravisión’s liquidation and creation of RTVC.

2005

Televideo produced and transmitted live QuizManía, a Call TV format from Fremantlemedia for RCN, which has been transmitted in Australia and England with a great success and has given around 7 million dollars to more than 20 thousand winners worldwide. Televideo developed the production and post-production of six programmes Check In and 18 programmes Destinos del sol (Sun destinations) for Sun Channel. Furthermore, it made the production and live transmission of the Bolivarian Games for RTVC (National Radio Television of Colombia).

2006

This year begins the production and post-production of 96 stories of the miniseries Así es la vida (Such is life) for RCN and Telefutura US. This second season won in 2007 the Sentinel for Health Award in the US, turning into the only telenovela in Spanish which has won this prize next to ER, CSI and so on. It also obtained the Mara de Oro Prize from Venezuela. Televideo developed the production and live transmission of the Central American Games and the visit from the Dalai Lama, this last one being transmitted at Cine Colombia cinemas.

2007

Televideo developed the design, setting up, commissioning and operation of the first 24 hour news television channel in Colombia, Cablenoticias, operated by Global Media Telecommunications, whose signal is broadcasted through the different cable and satellite TV enterprises. The channel has national, international, sports and entertainment news, emphasizing financial and economic news.

2008

Televideo came up with the design, assembly and commissioning of the content unit production Ypunto to fulfil the great demand of fiction stories and entertainment formats, creative, bold and innovative. Ypunto is in charge of the creation and development of projects, the production and making of custom contents and the elaboration of own and co-produced contents.

2009

Televideo filmed the telenovela Salvador de mujeres (Saviour of women) for Venevisión Internacional. This story, of the Argentinean author Marcela Citterio, is starred by the Colombian Alejandra Sandoval and the Venezuelans Ruddy Rodríguez and Carlos Guillermo Haydon. Next year, it was officially launched at NAPTE, in Las Vegas. This product became best-seller at the festival without having been on air at the date in any country.

2010

Televideo broadcasted the signal of the semi-final and final of the FIFA World Cup South Africa, to Cine Colombia’s cinemas. Likewise, Televideo provide production services to the game show Rico al instante (Rich in an instant), for the producer 2&2 and RCN Channel, with five live simultaneous signals from the different cities of Colombia. The programme had a production staff who moves where the selected finalist is located, who competed for 50 thousand dollars. It was hosted by Jota Mario Valencia.

2011

The FIFA U-20 World Cup was carried out in Colombia, it was its XVIII version and had 24 teams. The HD signal produced from the stadiums was brought via satellite from July 29th until August 20th, to national and international clients.

2012

The VI Summit of The Americas was carried out in Cartagena, Colombia from Abril 9th until Abril 15th. In addition, during this summit, two other summits took place, the Summit of Stakeholders and the Summit of Businessmen. Televideo developed the national and international radio and television coverage of the three summits.

2013

Televideo made the production and post-production of the teen telenovela Chica Vampiro for RCN Channel, which was written by Marcela Citterio and directed by Toni Navia, William Barragán and Andrés Birman. It was nominated for TV y Novelas Awards, India Catalina Awards and Kids Choice Awards Mexico. World Games Cali 2013 (officially IX World Games) were carried out, it was a sporting event where different athletes from worldwide participated. Televideo supported the labour of coverage and transmission to television and streaming of the entire disciplines for Telepacífico, Señal Colombia and international sporting federations.

2014

Televideo developed the entire coverage of the VIII Summit of the Pacific Alliance in Cartagena, Colombia, on February 10th, being consecutive to the previous one carried out in Cali in 2013. Televideo was chosen to provide the radio and television coverage of both summits and transmit the signal for national channels, multicast signal and streaming.