Onza Distribution, key Spanish Distributor, sets a deal with the Latin American branch of giant Movistar to sell worldwide (excluding LATAM) the first series that they have produced.

13 JUL 2020

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Onza Distribution has recently closed a deal with Movistar Play for the international sales of the first series that they have produced: "Capital Roar" (6x25), "Adulting" (8x24), "My Lucky Day" (4x45), and "Survival Guide" (8x25). All the titles are available worldwide excluding Latam.

With this deal, Onza Distribution consolidates as a Spanish-language key distributor. Besides distributing its in house productions such as "Little Coincidences" or TVI’s telenovelas, these four-fiction series from Movistar make a big deal on Onza Distribution’s series catalogue. "Onza’s expertise within buyers all over Europe and Asia will be a good chance for these titles to get international releases," said Onza Distribution’s director, Carlos Garde. “We are glad to have the Movistar’s seals of approval in our catalogue, we are sure that our fiction buyers are going to be thrilled with his these comedies with such an international appeal”.

The projects are mostly comedies with big Latin American names on them. "Capital Roar", "Survival Guide" and "Adulting" represent generational breakdowns, each one of them covers different age gaps: teenagers (Capital Roar), millennials (Adulting) and mid-life crisis (Survival Guide), allowing a close approach to their target audiences. Generational values that can travel all over the world. "My Lucky Day", on the other side, follows an impersonator of singer Hector Lavoe a frenetic comedy full of adventures which had a great success on its release on Latin America.

Movistar Play landed in Latin America in 2017, from that moment they have been developing its original content and it has been in 2019 when they have released its first production. Preceded with Netflix Asia success with "Soltera Codiciada", Joanna Lombardi, Head of fiction at Telefónica Media Networks says: “We are thrilled to show our series to the international markets beyond Latin America and Spain with Onza as our international sales partner. We are sure our storylines, based on universal topics such as adolescence, fear to grow up, will change when being unsatisfied with our life, will appeal and involve audiences beyond the Hispanic region”.

All the titles are being showed on mipChina (28th July to 31st July), Onza Distribution will virtually attend to the market to present to all the potential buyers their catalogue.