The distributor will be present at LA Screenings Independents 2022 with an attractive catalog of high-profile dramas, as well as comedies, telenovelas and series.

Somos Distribution, the global content distribution company part of Somos Group and led by Luis Villanueva, will attend the LA Screenings with a varied offer of high-profile television dramas, comedy content, telenovelas and series, in addition to the companies’ own productions.

Among the outstanding contents in the distributor’s offer is the Turkish drama Love for Rent (Kiralik Ask), which consists of 148 episodes in a dramatic story that ranked first on Turkish television. The series tells the story of the waitress Defne, who, with money problems, agrees to try to win the heart of businessman Ömer, but everything risks falling apart when her affections are divided between him and her partner Sinan.

Other featured contents are the Greek dramas Wild Bees and Sasmos. Wild Bees is a 125-episode drama, which generated high ratings in the local market, telling the story of three sisters (Eleni, Asimina and Drosso), who try to survive alone, while the richest landowner in the area wants his son , Sergios, marries the eldest of the three girls (Eleni), to take charge of her properties. Sasmos, for its part, with 135 episodes and also with a story of great acceptance by the audience, is the drama of two families in conflict and two young people who experience love.

The distribution company has great expectations with comedy programming, so much needed and accepted by the audience in current times. In this genre, Somos Distribution presents Conexió, the successful 72-episode Ecuadorian production that satirises everyday situations in an entertaining and hilarious way, parodying family parties, mother-son relationships, funny situations, conversations between friends, and other topics.

The humor offer also includes the Novocomedy shorts, more than 4000 hours of non-verbal humorous shorts including candid cameras, home videos, children and animals in funny situations, magic acts and extreme sports bloopers. This format allows the use of these contents in various ways that lighten the programming or as extended spaces.

In telenovelas and series, Somos Distribution presents RCTV Internacional’s catalog of telenovelas, including Mi Gorda Bella (178 episodes) and also the series Arenas (6 episodes) and Almas en Pena (13 episodes). Mi Gorda Bella is a telenovela with proven success and in the tradition of the Latin American telenovela, while the series Arenas and Almas en Pena fall into the fiction and suspense genres. Arenas covers a theme related to life in the afterlife and memories, while Almas en Pena tells the story of some youtubers who get involved in horror stories and souls in pain.

Among other Somos Productions projects, both completed and in the development stage, the group’s distributor will present La Muerte del Rey. This 8-episode political suspense story produced by Somos Productions and Imagia Films tells the story based on real events of a prosecutor who faces the most powerful man of his time, until reaching the last act of a tragedy. The accusations cause the fall of 4 presidents.

“With this varied offer, we present our clients with proven successful programming in line with our experience of selecting the best in the international market,” said Francisco Villanueva, VP and COO of Somos Distribution. “We have included different genres, sensitive to the fact that entertainment at the moment must satisfy different needs. We are very pleased to restart face-to-face markets and to reinforce our strong relationships with personal contact with our customers.”

The company will be represented in Los Angeles by Francisco Villanueva, VP and COO of Somos Distribution, and Mariana Villanueva, Sales Manager. The distributor will be located in suite 756 of the Fairmont Regency Century Plaza.