DLO (Day Light On) was set up in 2011 by José Manuel Lorenzo and joined the Banijay Group in September 2013. Before joining the Banijay Group DLO was one of the fastest growing independent audiovisual production companies in Spain, mainly in the fiction field.
In the recent years, DLO has produced the TV movie El Ángel de Budapest (TVE), the family comedy series Familia (Telecinco), the miniseries Mario Conde, los Días de Gloria (Telecinco), the big budget international series Alatriste (Mediaset, Beta Films) and the comedy series El Hombre de tu Vida”(TVE). DLO is currently producing a film in coproduction with Atresmedia and has been commissioned by Movistar to develop and produce a series based on the best-seller Dime Quien Soy.
Although the company previously had a portfolio of entertainment projects, it reinforced the activity with the creation of an entertainment department in May 2015 leaded by Amparo Castellano. The company has been able to sell two paper formats in the past year: Spoiler” (Movistar, #0), Poder Canijo (TVE).
DLO is the exclusive distributor of the ITV catalogue in Spain since May 2015.
In 2017, Dlo has merged with another company of Banijay Group, Magnolia. Dlo and Magnolia has been renamed as Dlo/Magnolia.
José Manuel Lorenzo is one of the most seasoned managers and producers in the Spanish audiovisual market with more than 25 years of experience.
Former MD of the major audiovisual Companies TVE, Publiespaña, Antena3, Grupo Sogecable’s Canal+ and Grupo Boomerang, in 2004, José Manuel becomes an independent producer with the creation of Grupo Drive, responsible among others, of the international musical hit Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar.
He founded DLO in 2011 and is now President of PATE (Productoras Asociadas de Televisión de España), an association of Spain’s most important TV prodcos.