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Scott Brothers Entertainment buys production rights to ‘Property Brothers’ franchise

Scott Brothers Entertainment, the production company owned by Property Brothers’ twin presenters Drew and Jonathan Scott, has bought the rights to the franchise after striking a new IP deal with Cineflix Media.  Scott Brothers Entertainment is taking on producing rights for all future Property Brothers projects, which was previously produced by Cineflix Productions. However, Cineflix Rights will have an ongoing […]

Drama round-up: Killing Eve, Night Manager producers eye new projects

Ink Factory teams with La La Land producer on Cold War thriller Night Manager producer The Inky Factory is partnering with La La Land producer Marc Platt and Drive producer Adam Siegel to adapt We Were Never Here, the debut novel from Lara Prescott (pictured, left). The adaptation will be produced by Platt, Siegel and […]

Cineflix Rights snaps up Russian drama

Cineflix Rights is betting on Russian drama Ordinary Woman, with plans in place for a Mipcom launch in Cannes next month. The distributor has acquired worldwide rights to the 8 x 60-minute drama from entertainment network TV-3 Channel Russia. Produced by 1-2-3 Production and Look Film, the series tells the story of a Moscow florist […]

Show of the week: The Queen’s Green Planet

The Queen’s Green Planet tackles one of the world’s great ecological conundrums: protecting the forests of Earth. Specifically, it follows Queen Elizabeth II’s initiative to create a new global network of protected forests, which is known as The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. “Content that has a theme that resonates globally will obviously be more in demand […]

Cineflix gets new lease of Life as Paramedics leads deals

Cineflix Rights has hired industry veteran Richard Life as VP of acquisitions. His hire comes as Cineflix Media’s UK-based sales division scored deals for shows such as First Response: Paramedicsand City Porn. Life, the former head of acquisitions and coproductions at ITV Studios Global Entertainment and head of programming at Channel 4 International, is joining as VP […]

Television’s love affair with the People’s Princess

Yearlong activities have taken place to mark the twentieth anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, and the television industry has followed suit with a raft of documentaries and series to signify the landmark event. Kaltrina Bylykbashi reports on the ongoing influence of the late British royal, as her son, Prince Harry, continues to make headlines thanks […]

Cineflix launches prodco with Salzman Jr.

Canada’s Cineflix Media is backing a new Montreal-based indie led by the son of co-CEO Glen Salzman. Connect3 will focus on coproductions for the North American and international markets. Pablo Salzman will lead the business as president, with Cineflix a joint venture partner. The exec, who’s been with Cineflix since 2009, will focus on working […]

Drama veteran joins Atrium TV

Drama financing veteran Nick Witkowski has joined scripted ‘commissioning club’ Atrium TV. Witkowski has been named director of global content sales at the operation, which former CBS and Sony chief Howard Stringer and CEO of distributor Jeremy Fox launched at MIPTV. Execs hired since then include LA-based creative chief Quinn Taylor and UK-based development executive […]

Sky Arts, Movistar+ explore History of Comedy

Three European pay TV channels and Israeli have acquired a new eight-part CNN series about comedy. Sky Arts in UK, Movistar+ in Spain, Discovery Networks Poland and Yes DBS in Israel have all taken The History of Comedy from London-based distributor Cineflix Rights. The Turner doc series, billed as a CNN original, combines achive footage […]

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