LOS ANGELES, CA– Comedy Dynamics has acquired the indie comedy Ruta Madreto be released on the Comedy Dynamics network via iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Amazon, Comcast, Spectrum, InDemand, Dish, and more, to be released July 16, 2019.
Based on a true story, Ruta Madre is the story of Daniel, a young Latino singer living in San Diego. When his first love breaks his heart, Daniel reluctantly leaves his home with his cynical uncle Rodrigo and embarks on an epic road trip through the majestic Baja peninsula.
Ruta Madre has been screened in prestigious festivals in the US with great acclaim from both the organizers and the public. Ruta Madre has been selected at the International New York Film Festival where it received the Best Film Award, Tahoe Film Fest, Borrego Springs Film Festival where it received the People’s Choice Award, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival where its director selected it as her favorite film among more than 1,000 entries, San Francisco Latino Film Festival, San Diego Latino Film Festival where it received both the Heart Award for Best Feature Film in Frontera and the Audience Selection Award, the Sonoma International Film Festival, Festival de Cine de Ensenada and theXicanIndie FilmFestwhere it received the Best Comedy award. In addition, Ruta Madre received two awards at the IndieFest competition in the categories of Best Feature and Best Hispanic / Latino Film.
Ruta Madre was produced by Alpha Centauri Pictures in association with Art in Motion International, Safier Entertainment.
“Ruta Madre is a hilarious ride with unique, memorable characters that reminds you how fun spontaneity can be,” said Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of Comedy Dynamics.
This film was negotiated on behalf of Comedy Dynamics by Anna Roberts and Jared Safier of Safier Entertainment.
Founded by Brian Volk-Weiss, Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company, is the largest independent comedy production and distribution company, producing the reboot of Mad About You featuring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, Netflix’s Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us, Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape, The CW’s Discontinued, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the scripted comedy on Hulu There’s… Johnny!, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ’N On Tour, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. Comedy Dynamics began releasing original films in theaters and will release the acclaimed independent film Slut in a Good Way in Spring of 2019. In 2017 the Comedy Dynamics Network (CDN) was launched and currently distributes specials, television shows and films to all major transactional platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google, PlayStation, Xbox and many major telco & satellite providers, including AT&T, Comcast, Charter, Dish, and Verizon. The company has worked with a wide range of established and emerging comedic talent including Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Jim Gaffigan, Ali Wong, David Cross, and many more. 17 Comedy Dynamics releases have been Grammy-nominated (with three wins), including all 5 in the Comedy Album category for the 61stAnnual Grammy Awards.