The property of celebrated Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and Miami-based BTF Media have partnered to supply a TV collection based mostly on the life and works of Kahlo.
Kahlo has been the topic of a slew of a number of movies, documentaries and shorts. She was most famously portrayed in Julie Taymor’s Oscar-winning 2002 biopic “Frida,” starring Salma Hayek who garnered a finest actress nomination for her portrayal of the artist.
Kahlo’s household, represented by Frida Kahlo Administration has partnered with BTF Media founders Ricardo Coeto and Francisco Cordero and with Hector Martinez, co-executive producer to co-produce the collection impressed by the lifetime of the long-lasting artist.
Based on Mara Romeo Kahlo, the painter’s great-niece, “the collection seeks to painting Frida as she has by no means been seen earlier than. The objective is to current a novel perspective based mostly on what her household is aware of about her and present how she actually lived her life,” she said.
“Frida was recognized for her colourful self-portraits. Her self-portraits had totally different themes, reminiscent of her id, her human physique, and demise. She was thought of a hero to many as a result of she didn’t permit society to get to her; as a substitute, she used her struggles as her energy,” Coeto concurred.
“This undertaking will permit Frida to be proven as a lady whose artwork represented empowerment, hope and energy, and can permit her household to share with the viewers how her legacy continues to encourage hundreds of individuals around the globe,” added Alfonso Duran, common director of Frida Kahlo Administration.
The collection will unpeel, with every episode, numerous little-known facets of Kahlo’s life and works, which the household hopes will reveal the Frida they knew. Particular particulars on the undertaking shall be unveiled at a later date.
As one of many quickest rising Spanish-language media corporations within the drama collection panorama, BTF Media has cast a number of alliances with Latin American, U.S. Hispanic and Spanish corporations. In 2020, it opened an workplace in Chile in a bid to faucet the nation’s wealthy expertise pool and IP. It teamed up with Hernán Caffiero, creator of Intl. Emmy Award-winning “The Suspended Mourning,” to open the workplace in Santiago.
The producer of such breakout hits as Juan Gabriel biopic “Hasta que te conocí” additionally has outposts in Mexico, Argentina and Spain.
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