Imira Signs Latin American Deals

Spain’s Imira Entertainment (formerly Icon Animation) has signed a raft of deals across its library for Spanish-speaking channels in the United States and Latin America.

In the United States, free TV channel ¡Sorpresa! TV has snapped up Spanish-language rights to “Lola & Virginia,” which airs on Animania in the United States, on Nickelodeon Latin America, and SBT in Brazil.

Millimage’s “Louie,” which is represented by Imira Entertainment for all Spanish-speaking territories, has been acquired by Discovery Kids Latin America for a launch in March 2008, and home video rights have been taken by En Pentalla for Mexico.

“Skyland” has been picked up by Ecuadorian Free TV channel Ecuavisa, following the launch of the show on Nickelodeon International channels and Nicktoons in the United States, and Miami’s Beverly Hills Entertainment has picked up TV and home video rights to the new animated film Christopher Coolumbus for Latin America.