Spanish producer and distributor Imira Entertainment has inked a raft of deals in Latin America for its catalog of kids properties in the lead-up to NATPE, taking place next week in Miami.
In Chile, channel ChileVision has scooped up Magic Beyond Words (One x 90 minutes), a one-off biopic looking at the life of Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Cartoon Network Latin America has picked up season two of Yoohoo & Friends (52 x 12 minutes), while Chiliean broadcaster UCTV has renewed 1980′s classic The Smurfs (26 x 30 minutes) and Novasur has licensed health-centred preschool series Vitaminix (104 x two minutes).
Horatio & The Plasticines (52 x seven minutes), meanwhile, has been sold to Hispanic network HITN (US), Canal Once (Mexico), Señal Colombia (Columbia) and Ecuador TV (Ecuador). Canal Once has also renewed Saari (39 x three minutes) and picked up season one of Yoohoo & Friend, while Ecuador TV has scooped up Spanish award-winning CGI feature film The Living Forest.
After being acquired by Toonz Entertainment last year, Imira Entertainment will also be representing for the first time at NATPE a range of series from its parentco, including Rat-a-Tat (156 x seven minutes), HTDT (52 x 11 minutes), Magic Beyond Words(One x 90 minutes), and animated comedy Purple Devil (26 x two minutes).