YouTube is recording its first original production in Ecuador, together with the Touche Films production company. The new series will be part of the YouTube Original contents, which can be watched for free and without ads by paying a YouTube Premium subscription The information was reported by local newspaper El Comercio.
It will be an action and adventure comedy set in a video game. Its premiere is scheduled for the second half of the year, and the content is being filmed in a studio and in external locations, in the Ecuadorian provinces of Imbabura and Pichincha. ‘We are planning to make more productions in the region in 2020. We would also like to develop other projects in the country, based on this experience’, said Margie Moreno, Head of YouTube Originals in Latin America.
Touche Films is the creative producer of Enchufe.TV, a series of comic sketches that are broadcast on its website and YouTube channel. Recently, the Spanish group 2btube acquired a majority stake in Touché Films.