Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has reinforced its strong position in the Latin American market ahead of the LA Screenings.
Brazil shows a continuing appetite for Imira content, with local broadcaster TV Escola renewing its agreement for the first 26 episodes of Millimages’ artistic bunny Louie (39 x 26’), and acquiring a further 13 episodes also for free TV. Brazil’s TV Cultura has acquired the whimsical one-off The Wish Fish (1 x 74’), and The Elf Who Stole Christmas (1 x 65’), which takes place in a tiny village in the Pyrenees Mountains. Rounding off the trio of specials picked up by the broadcaster from Imira is Stella and the Star of the Orient (1 x 90’), a coproduction between Kinderfilm and ZDF.
Ecuador’s RTV has taken season one of the DQ Entertainment and ZDF Enterprises co-production The Jungle Book (52 x 11´), seasons one and two of Wicked Science (52 x 26′) produced by Jonathan M. Shiff Productions, FFC, Film Victoria, Network Ten, ZDF and ZDF Enterprises and also the movie (1X90´), as well as a renewal for the classic IMPS/Peyo property The Smurfs (163 X 26´), for Ecuador Free TV.
KM Services in Panama has scooped up timeless classic The Smurfs (52 x 26’) and the adventures of Lucky Fred (52 x 12’), an Imira Entertainment co-production in conjunction with Televisió de Catalunya and RAI Fiction. .
Begoña Esteban, Sales Manager Iberia, Latin America, US Hispanic & Central Europe at Imira Entertainment says: “Imira Entertainment has an established reputation of sales expertise in Latin America, and these sales are the proof that as both a distributor and producer we are going from strength to strength in this key market.”