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CÔTE OUEST audiovisuel, the largest distributor of TV programmes in Africa, provided us with their latest news:

LES CHOCOS EN VACANCES
The comedy written by Marina NIAVA and produced by CÔTE OUEST "LES CHOCOS EN VACANCES" is in its production phase with the filming of the pilot episode in Abidjan. This series, offered in pre-sales, is a comedy targeting audiences from 15 to 20 years. It deals with a group of friends’ adventures in Abidjan where they gathered, determined to spend the best holydays of their lives. But obviously things will not happen the way they have expected.

CAPITAL NUMERIQUE: IN QUEST FOR A SPONSOR
After working with the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) to bring in the distribution network nearly 200 hours of audiovisual production from Francophone Africa which were left in forgetfulness, CÔTE OUEST, with the aim of achieving its mission will package these works in a programming film club type and search a patron able to finance the broadcasting of the productions on African channels enabling the African audience to discover or rediscover some of its cultural heritage.

SIGNATURE OF THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT HOSPITAL IT: A MEDICAL SERIES FOR 2017
Cote Ouest got from YOBO STUDIOS, a company run by the talented Angela AQUEREBURU and Jean-Luc RABATEL, the production of a series called HOSPITAL IT, drama comedy describing the life of a pair of classic and traditional doctors in a clinic located in an African city. The Filming program will last from August to October, and the program will be available for broadcasting from January 2017.

OBSERVATEUR JOINS THE STUDIO CO2 OF CÔTE OUEST
The famous Ivorian You Tuber Amany also called OBSERVATEUR joined the Studio CO2 www.studioCO2.tv, created in November 2016 by CÔTE OUEST. Locally famous for his videos dealing with current issues, the "Baoule" comedian recently made the buzz on the net with his response to the jihadists following the terrorist attack on the beach in Grand-Bassam in CÔTE D’IVOIRE and by then retained the attention of the European media
He joins the Côte Ouest incubator talents for a broadcast called "à sa sauce ". He will be the special guest of the show "Touche Pas à Mon Poste" presented by Cyril Hanouna, on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

THE FIRST TURKISH SERIES AVAILABLE IN 5 LANGUAGES
Regarding the growing success of Turkish soap operas, and considering the fragmentation of audiences in particular linked to the emergence of channels in vernacular language, Côte Ouest initiated an experience never fulfilled, which consists in doubling a Turkish soap opera in five languages. It’s the case of ‘’Tree of Life", a series with a great success in Turkey whose dubbing in English, French, Arabic, has been already been initiated, while the Portuguese, and Yoruba are in preparation.

JIKULUMESSU WILL BE SOON ON THE CHANNEL A+
Following the 2016 edition of MIPTV, held from 4 to 7 April 2016, Côte Ouest announced the future broadcasting of the Angolan Telenovela "Jikulumessu" on channel A + from Canal group. Indeed, after the great success of Windeck (from the same producer Semba comunicação) A + decided to repeat the experience by acquiring the broadcasting copyright of "Jikulumessu" Telenovela nominated for International Emmy Awards in 2015. The quality and the pitch are even more poignant than its predecessor.


Source: Cote Ouest, May 2016.