Imira signs raft of new broadcast deals

The Spanish kids and family distributor signed eight new broadcast deals and is unveiling several new series including Cam & Leon (pictured) this month.
October 5, 2017

Spain-based distribution company Imira Entertainment has inked a number of deals with broadcasters including Netflix, Super RTL, Discovery and Ion Media Entertainment.

Netflix has picked up 52 x 11-minute Bat Pat for Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Spain. The series is produced by Imira with Atlantyca Entertainment, Rai, TVE and Mondo TV.

Germany’s Super RTL has taken season two of Lucky Fred (104 x 12 minutes) currently in production with Imira, Telegael and Toonz Media Group. Telecom Italy has picked up Tuba’s first three seasons of Larva for its channel Tim, while Telefonica has snapped up five titles including Sandra the Fairytale DetectiveLucky Fred, two seasons of Little PrincessStreet Football and Lola & Virginia for its platforms in Peru and Ecuador. Brazil’s Globosat, meanwhile, picked up Lil Critter Workshops’ preschool series Hogie the Globehopper (52 x 11 minutes) and Showlab’s YoYo (52 x seven minutes). And the leading SVOD platform in Chile, VTR, scooped up six Imira titles: The Happets, Power Battle Watch-Card, Pororo, Miniforce, Vroomiz and Tickety Toc.

Discovery also got in on the action, picking up Toonz and Exodus Film Group’s animated movie Bunyan & Babe. Finally, US Ion Media Entertainment grabbed Sandra the Fairytale Detective (52 x 13 minutes).

Imira is also planning to launch a new slate of shows at MIPCOM in France this month, including the non-dialog comedies Zelly Go (104 x 1.5 minutes) from Dream Factory Studio and Giggle Garage’s Cam & Leon (pictured, 117 x three minutes). It will also be debuting three Toonz Media series: Darwin & Newts (40 x 11-minutes) co-produced with WhiteBait, Smighties (78 x seven minutes) co-produced with Herotainment and Sinbad and the 7 Galaxies (26 x 11-minutes) co-produced with Huh Studios.

The distributor will also be unveiling Badanamu Cadets (52 x 11 minutes) from Calm Island, based on the YouTube property first created in 2011 that now includes more than 200 short videos, which have attracted more than three billion views.

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