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 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’ (TV3).
In fiction the following productions stand out: ‘La caza. Monteperdido’ (TVE), a psychological thriller that has become one of the greatest hits of Spanish TV in 2019, and the comedy movie ‘Señor Dame Paciencia’ (Atresmedia, Warner Pictures), a box office leader in the summer of 2018. Currently in postproduction is ‘Dime Quién Soy’ (Movistar+), a show that is based on one of the most successful Spanish novels of this century.
The company has also produced: the comedy movie, ‘Los Japón’ (Warner Bros., Atresmedia), 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).
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.