Spain-based Imira Entertainment is landing in Mexico this week with nine new series on offer to buyers at MIP Cancun (www.mipcancun.com). The kids & family content distributor already boasts a 55-title catalog for Latin America and US Hispanic markets, comprising 1,600 half-hours already dubbed into neutral Spanish, and 50 series (1,200 half-hours) dubbed into Portuguese.
Fresh titles available at the market include:
BabyRiki (104 x 5’), a preschool edutainment series that mixes 3D CGI and live action from FUN Union
KikoRiki (216 x 6’30” & 52 x 11’) which captures the lives of the BabyRiki characters as they grow up
PinCode (104 x 13’) an edutainment comedy targeted at primary school children, which explores the principles of science in a fun and adventurous way, also from FUN Union
Zelly Go (104 x 1’30”) a non-dialogue comedy from Giggle garage which was recently snapped-up by Viacom for its Nickelodeon channels in a more than 150 multi-territory deal
Darwin & Newts (40 x 11’) the science and imagination educational adventure from the Toonz Media Group and WhiteBait Media
Cam & Leon (117 x 3’ & 39 x 7’) Giggle Garage’s comedy about two pet chameleons let loose and on a mission to survive
Smighties (78 x 7’) a fantastical adventure about some small and mighty heroes from a magical land co-produced by Toonz and Herotainment
Sindbad and the 7 Galaxies (26 x 11’), a space comedy adventure with an environmental protection twist, co-produced between Toonz and Creative Media Partners
Badanamu Cadets (52 x 11’) new adventure-driven series from Calm Island, which is based on the preschool educational YouTube phenomenon, but aimed at a slightly higher target
“Imira once again participates in MIP Cancun, which has established itself as the reference market for Latin America; and for this event we have worked to provide an excellent new catalogue including nine new series that cover all the targets and genres in the airing of children’s entertainment,” said CEO Sergi Reitg. “The new catalog of Imira is preceded by great international successes such as Zelly Go, that has been acquired by Nickelodeon in 150 countries, as well as BabyRiki, KikoRiki and Pincodewhose success in Russia and China is impressive.”
Imira’s LatAm and US Hispanic offerings also features a selection of 18 titles from Zodiak Kids (780 half-hours); The Smurfs (250 hh); SAMG’s Power Battle Watch-Car, Vroomiz and MiniForce (91 hh); Iconix’s Pororo (91 hh) and Imira’s Neutral Spanish and Portuguese-dubbed catalog of 200+ hours.