The Secretary of State for Communication has signed an agreement with the production companies Secuoya Contents and The Pooltm for the filming of a documentary series that will portray the daily work of the President of the Government with the aim of disseminating the functioning of the Presidency of the Government and giving acquainted citizens with the decision-making process.
In the agreement, published this Saturday in the Official State Gazette (BOE), the Secretary of State estimates that the documentary, which has the provisional title of ‘The Four Seasons’, constitutes “an ideal instrument” to convey to society the functions and daily activities of the Presidency of the Government.
For this reason, the reality of the work of the figure of the President of the Government and his daily tasks will be included “primarily”, “all from the perspective of the producers and the creative staff hired for their production”.
The Secretary of State emphasizes that the series “in no case will present characteristics of partisan or political propaganda or publicity”, and considers that the proposal made “is presided over by a purpose of strict democratic transparency”.
The agreement regulates access to the Moncloa complex and the conditions of confidentiality and dissemination of the recordings that are made, always with “objectivity” and without interference in the functioning of the Presidency of the Government.
“It is about showing citizens the organization of the Presidency of the Government, its main activities and the work of the people who provide their services to ensure its proper functioning, carrying out an exercise in transparency in accordance with the democracy of the 21st century,” he says. agreement.
The series will be structured in a season of two episodes of approximately 45 minutes each and the producers have the right, but not the obligation, to record a second season with two others.
The agreement is governed by the principles of “objectivity and absence of a propagandistic nature, non-interference in the functioning of the organs of the Government Presidency, absence of economic consideration and voluntariness of the people who provide their services in the Government Presidency for the participation in the documentary.
Finally, the agreement establishes that once the producers have recovered their contribution and begin to obtain benefits from the exploitation of the documentary, they must give 20% of the net income from the exploitation of the documentary to non-profit organizations.