Imira toons arrive on Movistar TV

Tween series Lola & Virginia and splastick short-form comedy Larva are among Imira Entertainment-sold toons heading to the Movistar España VOD platform. Also part of the deal are Vitaminix and season one of Lucky Fred. All four series are now available to subscribers of Movistar, which is owned by telco Telefónica and operates across TV, […]

UK net grows Larva imprint

UK broadcast group CSC Media has acquired seasons one and two of Spanish short-form toon Larva. The deal comprises 156 two-minute episodes, as well as a three-minute special celebrating the FIFA World Cup, which begins today. Distributor Imira Entertainment has previously sold Larva to channels such as Cartoon Network in Latin America, Korea, South Asia […]

Cartoon Network Lat Am, Canal+ buy shortform toon

Cartoon Network Latin America and French pay TV platform Canal+ have acquired Larva, a shortform kids comedy from South Korea. Turner Broadcasting System-owned pan-regional channel Cartoon Network has taken seasons one and two, while Canal+ has acquired season two. Scandinavia’s Toon TV has also taken season two and Israel’s Noga has acquired all 156 episodes. […]

Exclusive: Imira’s Goldberger exits

Imira Entertainment’s head of sales and acquisitions Christophe Goldberger is leaving the Spanish toon producer and distributor after eight years, TBI has learned. The news comes on the same day Imira appointed Elena Mera Dios as sales manager, though a rep said she was not a like-for-like replacement for the departing Goldberger, who has also […]

Nick buys Korean short-form comedy

Nickelodeon’s channels in Portugal, Spain and South Africa have tapped distributor Imira Entertainment for a new South Korean short-form cartoon. The networks have picked up pay TV rights to season one of Larva (104x2mins), a non-dialogue 3D CGI comedy that comes from Seoul-based Tuba Entertainment. Larva is a slapstick comedy revolving around a pair of […]