Luis Villanueva, Somos Group CEO
Somos Group launches a film production company: Somos Films
09 de octubre de 2018
Somos Group announced the creation of Somos Films, a company dedicated to the production of feature films in Spanish.
Luis Villanueva, Somos Group CEO highlighted that with Somos Films, the Company consolidates its participation in the film industry by adding a unit with a high degree of synergy with the other group’s companies (Somos TV, Somos Next, Somos Distribution, and Somos Productions).
"Film production is an activity of great interest for the Group since we offer content in various platforms with a special focus on feature films. This way we expand our catalog, support the industry and its talent and guarantee a volume of content to be exploited through our channels and distribution company," stated Villanueva.
Somos Films, with Luis Villanueva as executive producer, has already participated in the production of several movies, including Muerte en Berruecos (historical drama narrating the murder of Antonio José de Sucre, a South American hero), directed by filmmaker Caupolican Ovalles; Voy Por Ti (film addressing the problems of "bullying" and "sexting"), directed by Venezuelan Carmen La Roche; and El Paraíso de La Serpiente, by Bernardo Arellano (a story anchored in the tradition of magical realism).
Somos Films is involved in a number of new projects that will soon be announced.
Somos Films is led by a group of professionals with experience in the production of feature films. According to executives, the company is well positioned to take advantage of the availability of innovative scripts and production advantages offered by different Spanish-speaking countries throughout the region.