Discovery en Español moving towards “2111″

The six-part original series from Discovery Latin America and U.S. Hispanic, premiering November 19 in America, uses CGI and commentary from futurologists to create a vision of Latin America, 100 years from now.
November 8, 2011

Discovery en Español has announced a November 19 airdate for the premiere of its six-part series 2111, produced by Discovery Latin America and U.S. Hispanic.

The series, first announced in May, combines CGI with testimony from futurologists to predict a vision of Latin America, 100 years from now.

Over the course of six episodes, viewers will be transported to futuristic versions of Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. Each episode will have a particular focus, ranging from architecture and urban planning to health and well-being.

In addition, Discovery Solutions worked with various brands to create innovative integrations within the series. Brands including American Airlines, Samsung, Oracle, Bridgestone and FedEx appear throughout, featured in “relevant environments.”

The series will have its premiere on Discovery Channel Latin America on November 16.

2111 is an original production from Discovery Latin America/U.S. Hispanic under the direction of Michela Giorelli, Rafael Rodriguez and Irune Ariztoy, with the assistance of GP Media Productions under the direction of Gabriel Sagel and executive producer Alejandra Sarmiento.

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