The new joint venture between the Spanish group and the Turkish production company will create originals in Spanish and adaptations of successful Turkish dramas for distribution in Spain, Latin America and the world.
The Mediapro Studio and the Turkish production company Medyapim announce the creation of a joint venture, the result of the alliance between the two companies, with the aim of producing in Spanish both newly created series and titles adapted from Turkish soap operas and other content from the audiovisual giant for distribution in Spain, Latin America and around the world.
“At a time when content knows no borders, the huge global success of Medyapim productions is a testament to their extraordinary level of quality. At The Mediapro Studio, we consider this alliance as an opportunity to bring together creative talent between both companies and develop high-value products not only for Spanish-speaking markets, but for the whole world”, commented Laura Fernández Espeso, CEO of The Mediapro Studio.
“As we move forward with our global penetration through Turkish series, the time is right to unite our Spanish-language program development and production power with a suitable partner that has proven its global success and talent in the industry. I am excited to partner with The Mediapro Studio and seek new horizons together,” said Fatih Aksoy, President of Medyapim GROUP.
Medyapim is one of the largest and most recognized production companies in Turkey and one of the main responsible for the success of Turkish dramas on all televisions in the world. Infiel (Sadakatsiz), one of their most recent titles, is currently a hit on Antena 3, and has been distributed on many channels around the world and also on HBO Max in Latin America. The series continues unbeatable since its premiere in 2020 at the top of the audience on Wednesdays in Turkey and will lead the conversation in RRSS in each of its broadcasts.
Founded in 1993, the company was a pioneer in the creation of its own formats and the first remakes of international entertainment programs in Turkey, with the dual objective of bringing the best of world television to the Turkish audience and exporting its content internationally. most prominent. Among others, Medyapim was responsible for the local adaptation of such popular shows as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Dancing on Ice, Popstar or more recently The Masked Singer, which have been record audiences on private television in Turkey.
In fiction, Medyapim has produced Turkish adaptations of global hits. In addition to Unfaithful, other equally relevant content is the series Mother (Anne) and Woman (Kadın), winners of the Special Prize at the 2017 and 2018 Tokyo Drama Awards, respectively; My Little Girl (Kızım), based on the Korean series My Fair Lady, starring the young Turkish actress Beren Gökyıldız and distributed in more than one hundred countries; the adaptations of Nanny (Dadı), Grey’s Anatomy (Doctors/Doktorlar), Desperate Housewives (Umutsuz Ev Kadınları) or Shameless (Our Story/Bizim Hikaye) and original creation series such as Girl Named Feriha (Adını Feriha Koydum), Burning Obsession (Güllerin Savaşı) and Forbidden Fruit (Yasak Elma).
The Mediapro Studio is an independent company that creates, develops, produces and distributes film and television content internationally, with a special presence in Spain, Europe, Latin America and the United States. It began its activity in 2019 integrating all the content production and distribution companies of the Mediapro Group, becoming the Group’s content factory.
On television, The Mediapro Studio is responsible for fiction series such as The Head, a series shot in English and distributed in 90 countries, El Internado Las Cumbres, Paraíso, Nasdrovia, Express, the saga starring the character of Juan Carrasco (Vota Juan) or Maricón Perdido. In Latin America, where it has an important infrastructure, it has produced the Código Implacable series, recently released in Mexico and the US, Iosi, the repentant spy, presented at the Berlinale Series, Las Bravas, Primate, Cecilia, or both seasons of Pequeña Victoria.
The studio also produces non-fiction content such as Moto GP Unlimited, recently released on Prime Video; Fernando, Six Dreams, El Palmar de Troya or Lola, the most watched documentary series on Movistar+; and successful entertainment formats such as The Chef’s Disciple, whose three seasons have broken audience records in Chile.