The renowned director and screenwriter will develop and produce premium content aimed at global audiences for Viacom International Studios.

Strengthening its global strategy to establish alliances with the best talent in the entertainment industry, Viacom International Studios (VIS) announced it has signed a First-Look Deal with renowned director and screenwriter, Ariel Winograd, to develop and produce premium content for global audiences.

Ariel Winograd has a broad trajectory spanning more than 20 years in the entertainment industry. Some of his most notable works include hit movies Cara de queso -mi primer ghetto- (2006), Mi Primera Boda (2011), Vino Para Robar (2013), Sin Hijos (2015) and Permitidos (2016).

His film Mamá Se Fue De Viaje (2017), has also been adapted in several countries due to its international appeal. His latest theatrical release, El Robo Del Siglo (2020), a co-production with VIS and Telefe, opened to critical acclaim the weekend of its premiere on January 16, 2020.

“My team and I are happy to embark on this journey with VIS and move forward with ventures that we have wanted to take on for a long time,” said Ariel Winograd. “It is very encouraging for me to work with a company in which we have found productive, creative communication, and consensus to undertake quality projects with global potential. I am grateful and excited.”

“At the core of VIS, we are content creators, and we are thrilled to have signed an agreement with Ariel leveraging his incredible creativity and talent to develop and produce quality content,” said JC Acosta, President ViacomCBS Networks Americas.

“We had the good fortune of seeing Ariel’s creative vision firsthand most recently with the box office success of El Robo del Siglo and can’t wait to work together on the next slate of projects for global audiences.”