¨At MGE we not only distribute high-quality entertainment content, but we also become allies of our clients to ensure that their stories cross borders, and achieve the international visibility and success they deserve¨, comments Esperanza Garay, CEO of MGE , a company that will be present at Content Americas, organized by C21, and which will take place from January 24th to 26th at the Hilton Midtown Hotel in Miami.
And it is that, almost five years after its founding, MGE has established itself as one of the most solid independent distributors in the industry, with a balance that includes: twenty format adaptations in countries on four continents, such as Mexico, the United States , Greece and Portugal; nominations and awards for the most internationally recognized awards, including the Platinum Awards and the International Emmy Awards; development and distribution of original Latin American scripts; and a wide and varied catalogue with drama, comedy, action, and suspense content, available for all platforms.
In particular, 2022 was undoubtedly a year of very significant international growth for the contents of the Megamedia catalogue, with the adaptation in other countries of great stories such as Quiero Vivir, the adaptation of Casa de Muñecos nominated in 2022 for the Rose D'Or Awards from TVI Portugal, a television station that repeats after being nominated for the International Emmy in 2021 with the adaptation of Amanda; and the participation of many titles in important festivals, even receiving awards and nominations, such as the biographical series ISABEL, nominated for Best Miniseries and winner of a 2022 Platinum Award for the performance of Daniela Ramírez in the role of Isabel Allende, and also nominated for Best TV Miniseries at the International Emmy Awards in 2022.
For its part, the SBS Korea catalogue has growth significantly year after year, breaking sales records in 2022, in which MGE completed the negotiation of the format of one of its most successful telenovelas for the US Hispanic market, as well as the sales in Latin America of 16 finished titles, including Mujer Magnífica, Alice, VIP, No te puedo mentir, and Mi adorable secretaria. The new addition to the varied catalogue of SBS Korea is Amor en Conflicto (Suspicious Partners), a captivating series of drama, romance, and investigation, where a prosecutor and a trainee prosecutor work together to decipher a mysterious murder case, which will also lead them to discover how deeply connected they are for their past.
Finally, from the Mediaset Distribution catalogue, the wonderful story of romance and drama, Pasión Toscana, premiered the first week of January in the US Hispanic market through the Mega channel; and the drama series Cruzando los Límites, which touches on the important issue of mental health in youth, is now available on NBCUniversal's digital platform Peacock, after its sale was sealed in 2022. Serial productions of the genre police-thriller like El Silencio del Agua continues captivating multiple audiences in Latin America.