atresplayer’s "Las noches de Tefía" received the GLAAD award for Best Spanish-language series

The series had previously been internationally acclaimed for its portrayal of an aspect of the LGBTIQ+ community's reality at the 2023 MIPCOM Diversify TV Awards.

18 MAR 2024

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The original series from atresplayer, "Las noches de Tefía" ("Nights in Tefía"), received the GLAAD Award for Best Spanish-Language Series. This marks the 35th edition of the GLAAD Awards, which recognize inclusion and representation of the LGBTIQ+ community in the entertainment industry.

Created by Miguel del Arco, playwright, screenwriter, and stage director, the series is set between 1954 and 1966, depicting a desert location in the Canary Islands where a concentration camp known as the Tefía Agricultural Penitentiary Colony existed. It stars Marcos Ruiz, Patrick Criado, Miquel Fernández, Jorge Perugorría, Roberto Álamo, Raúl Prieto, Javier Ruesga, Carolina Yuste, Ana Wagener, Israel Elejalde, Jorge Usón, and Luifer Rodríguez, among others.

The series is a production of Buendía Estudios Canarias with the participation of Atresmedia Televisión. Sonia Martínez serves as the executive producer, and Montse García is the Fiction Director at Atresmedia. Miguel del Arco and Antonio Rojano are credited for the screenplay, with Miguel del Arco and Rómulo Aguillaume leading the direction.

The original soundtrack of "Las noches de Tefía" is composed by Arnau Vilà, whose career has been closely tied to the television industry. He is also the musical director of "Tu cara me suena," a program on Antena 3. The Catalan musician has also garnered attention for his compositions and productions in theater, such as "Ricardo III," "Antigone and Peregrinos," and "Refugio".