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Spain’s Imira Entertainment has announced important distribution deals in LATAM, the US and EMEA in the run-up to NATPE.

cam leon imira 10 january 2018Discovery has taken on the new Toonz titles Smighties and the outdoor science adventure Darwin & Newts for the UK and Middle Eastern territories.

In addition, Turner Italy has picked up SAMG’s preschool series Vroomiz for the free-to-air (FTA) channel Cartoonito.

For the US Hispanic market, distributor Condista has acquired all three FUN Union Riki Universe titles - KikoRiki, BabyRiki and PinCode - as well as preschool adventure series Hogie the Globehopper (Lil Critter Workshop), Showlab’s YoYo and SAMG’s Vroomiz. Also in the US, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform Jason Media has taken YoYo, Cam&Leon, Miniforce, Vroomiz, Watch Car and Mika's Diary.

In Spain, Catalonia’s public broadcaster has bought three seasons of KikoRiki for its Super3 Kids FTA channel.

Imira and Russia’s Signal Media have formed a distribution alliance for its newly-formed LATAM & US Hispanic territories channel, Moolt, broadcasting 12 of Imira’s titles including Lucky Fred, Bat Pat and the Riki Series.

Imira’s CEO, Sergi Reitg, commented: “Imira is coming to NATPE with an excellent catalogue, once again improved thanks to the new titles incorporated, and building on a fantastic 2017 with huge growth in sales, especially in the Spanish-speaking LATAM and US.”