Cisneros Media Distribution Signs Representation Deal with Medialand, Brazil’s Leading Independent Production House

Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) today announced it has signed on to represent Brazil’s leading independent production house, medialand, and its vast catalogue of television programming and films with worldwide rights for broadcast, Pay TV, VOD, and the ‘Big Screen.’

“We are very pleased to represent one of the fastest growing independent producers in Brazil as I am sure their programs and formats will have great receptivity among the many platforms around the world,” assured Marcello Coltro, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution of Cisneros Media.  “Medialand’s creative aspect and its high-quality production value is visually apparent in their wide range of genres, all containing their unique trademark.”

Medialand has an extensive library containing ample selections in a variety of genres with concentrations in fiction, documentaries, and reality programs with more than 30 series currently airing on different TV stations and networks in Brazil, such as Discovery, HBO, BBC, Canal Sony, AXN, Turner (TBS, Space and TruTV), TV Record, Globo, Globosat, NatGeo, A&E, and Lifetime, among others.

“Medialand is distinguished by their expertise in following real police operations, and they have mastered the art of storytelling of real-time action is a way that is truly engaging for all audiences, everywhere,” Coltro concluded, adding that the CMD team has immediately begun to present medialand’s more than 600 hours of content to their clients at the L.A. Screenings, which is currently taking place at the InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles.

Among the many highlights contained in medialand’s catalogue are such captivating series as “Elite Police Force” (5 x 60’); “Rescue S.O.S.” (26 x 30’); “Police” (35 x 45’); “Homicide Division” (23 x 60’); among many others.  The company is led by Carla Albuquerque, the company’s founder with over 25 years of production expertise working in both the Brazilian and international markets as a member of the executive body of large corporations such as TV Globo, Viacom and CNN, and Beto Ribeiro, an executive producer and award-winning writer with extensive experience in fiction, documentaries and reality programs.  Beto has sold over 150,000 copies of the Best-Selling books “Power S.A.” and “I Hate My Boss!” – converting both into successful TV series.