Özlem Özsümbül, Director of Sales at MADD. The Turkish producers Medyapım and Ay Yapım created MADD (Medyapım Ay Yapım Drama Distribution) Entertainment to distribute their contents to the world. Özlem Özsümbül is an experienced Turkish executive. As director of International Sales, she will oversee the sales team. At Mipcom, there will be an international launch presenting four new titles. Medyapim will be introducing My Little Girl and A Litre of Tears. While Ay Yapim is working on a title with actor Kivanç Tatlitug and an adaptation of Falcon Crest of Warner Bothers. They will also carry two quite different super-series: Person and Phi. The idea is to present them to Latin American clients, but also to Europeans who, as she assured, will like them because they are internationally produced titles with global histories. “In the midst of a global trend of disintermediation, as content creators, we feel the need to get closer to our global business partners.
We like to establish new links, create a direct commercial focus and become the single point of contact, “said Ateş İnce, and Özlem Özsümbül, respectively General Director and Director of International Sales. The two producers create more than 400 hours of content per year, which are broadcast in the prime of Turkey. Medyapım, founded in 1993, is one of the most experienced and well-known producers in Turkey. She invested in the first formats and remakes and created series’ such as Girl named Feriha, Mother, and Woman. Ay Yapım, founded in 2005, is a young and innovative company that created Endless love, Fatmagul, Ezel, Black Money Love and Forbidden Love (winner of an International Emmy). In addition, MADD seeks to invest in productions with international partners. Therefore, it will explore new opportunities for content, co-production and association with producers and global channels. Özsümbül has more than 20 years of experience in the media of Turkey and created the first international sales department of Kanal D in 2006.