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Imira Acquires Classic Animated Films

Spain’s Imira Entertainment closes a deal to represent two animated features: El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) and El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) for worldwide distribution. 

Barcelona -- Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specializing in youth programming, has closed a deal to represent two features - El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) (1 x 82’) and El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) (1 x 80’) for worldwide distribution.

El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) is an animated feature based on a novel by Wenceslao Fernández Flórez which garnered 2 Goya Awards and was the first ever 3D film to be made in Spain. The film brings to life a story woven around every element of flora and fauna in the Cecebre Forest, a location in the historical Spanish region of Galicia.

Also a Goya Award winner for Best Animated Film, El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) is loosely based on the Shakespearean tale “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” an enchanting 3D film which was produced over four years by the Dygra Films team. Featuring Brain Blessed as Oberon, Romola Garai as Helena, Rhys Ifans as Lysander and Fiona Shaw as the vocal talent behind the three witches, the star-studded cast combined with the imaginative flair of the animators take audiences on a journey into fairyland.

“These two features are stunning examples of the wealth of creative talent present in Spain, and we are proud to come on board as worldwide distributors for these titles,” says Sergi Reitg, CEO of Imira Entertainment. “Imira Entertainment successfully represents producers from around the world in its third party slate, selling into key territories and using our network of solid relationships with global broadcasters.”

Source: Imira Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.