Sony Photos TV Latin America (SPT LATAM) has picked up worldwide distribution rights to “Señoras,” the maiden TV collection of recent Mexican manufacturing and media firm, Ellas Cuatro. The dramedy skein created by Ellas Cuatro co-founder Gabriela Marcos Payton may have its debut market presentation at Content material Americas.
Co-founded by actress-producers Esmeralda Pimentel (“No Man’s Land’), Ela Velden (“Who Killed Sara?”), Frida Astrid (“Bardo”) and Marcos Payton (“The right way to Survive Being Single”), Ellas Cuatro partnered with Dependancy Home, the corporate behind hit comedy collection “The right way to Survive Being Single” (Amazon Prime Video) to make it.
Dependancy Home founders Sebastián Zurita, Ricardo Gaspar and Emiliano Zurita function co-producers. “We’re at all times in search of edgy and distinctive tasks, tales that makes us really feel like we’re not alone in our journey. We imagine ‘Señoras’ is that and extra,” mentioned Dependancy Home CEO, Sebastián Zurita.
Present is described as “a multi-generational dramedy about liberation, self-love, and friendship” that serves as a reminder that “it’s by no means too late to start out over and that age is only a quantity.”
“This present, this story created by ladies about feminine empowerment, is like nothing now we have seen earlier than in Latin America and we’re excited to work with Ellas Cuatro and Dependancy Home to carry it to market,” mentioned Selina Nederhand, senior VP & co-networks head, content material technique and acquisitions, SPT Latam.
“With ‘Señoras,’ we hope to empower ladies by means of these relatable, resilient, sturdy feminine characters. Characters that aren’t serving as help to a male storyline, however a narrative the place ladies can lastly share their reality,” mentioned the founders of Ellas Cuatro.
Ellas Cuatro is among the newest femme-powered Latin American firms geared toward addressing the underrepresentation of girls within the leisure trade.
Final 12 months, Anonima Media launched, based by Mexico Metropolis-based entrepreneur-journalist-producer Bárbara Arredondo Ayala, actor-producer Eréndira Ibarra and scriptwriter-producer Natasha Ybarra-Klor with the objective to create content material for and by ladies of Latin America and Spain.
Within the 2021 Mexican Movie Institute annual report – the most recent accessible – of the 259 function movies made the 12 months prior in Mexico, 25% have been directed by ladies whereas 43% have been produced by ladies.