DLO (Day Light On) was set up in 2011 by José Manuel Lorenzo and joined Banijay Group in September 2013. Before joining the group, DLO was one of the fastest-growing independent audiovisual production companies in Spain, mainly in fiction. In 2017, DLO merged with Banijay Group’s Magnolia, forming DLO/Magnolia.
In recent years, the company has produced many successful TV shows such us: the Ondas Award-winner Radio Gaga (Movistar+), the popular factual show, La Vida Secreta de los Niños, the comedy contest, Cero en Historia (Movistar+), and one of the most viewed shows in Catalonia, Joc de Cartes LOL (TV3).
Its standout scripted hits have included critically-acclaimed psychological thriller La caza. Monteperdido (TVE), and comedy movie, Señor Dame Paciencia (Atresmedia, Warner Pictures), a box office leader in summer 2017. Most recently, the business has been behind Dime Quién Soy (Movistar+), based on one of the most successful Spanish novels of this century.
The company has also produced comedy movie, Los Japón (Warner Bros., Atresmedia), TV movie, El Ángel de Budapest (TVE), family comedy series, Familia (Telecinco), miniseries, Mario Conde, los Días de Gloria (Telecinco), big budget international series, Alatriste (Mediaset, Beta Films) and comedy series, El Hombre de tu Vida (TVE).
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 major audiovisual Companies TVE, Publiespaña, Antena3, Grupo Sogecable’s Canal+ and Grupo Boomerang, in 2004, José Manuel became an independent producer with the creation of Grupo Drive, responsible for 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.