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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 […]

Cineflix, Duncan Gray pact for entertainment

Cineflix Media and veteran producer Duncan Gray have joined forces to create Twenty Six 03 Entertainment, a new production entity that will make entertainment and reality shows for the international market. The new business will be co-owned by Cineflix and Twenty Six 03 Content, the company that Gray set up in late 2015. The entertainment […]

Ex-ITV Studios exec joins DRG drama club

Former ITV Studios, Shine Group and Cineflix exec Dave Clarke has joined UK-based DRG to bolster its drama ranks. Clarke has signed a 12-month contract as scripted development and acquisitions consultant. Besides working with the DRG acquisitions team to find new scripted programmes, he will also locate suitable projects for the recently announced Atrium TV […]

Hulu bags Pure Canadian drama for US SVOD

US streaming service Hulu has acquired exclusive local streaming rights to Canadian drama Pure. The deal, a first between Hulu and distributor Cineflix Rights, will see the drama premiering exclusively on the broadcaster-backed on-demand service. Pure comes from Two East Productions and CIneflix, and was originally form Canuck pubcaster CBC, where it has become the […]

Cineflix partners with Barro

Montreal-based Cineflix Media has secured a partnership deal with Canadian producer André Barro. Glen Salzman, co-founder and co-CEO of Cineflix Media, said: “André has a great track record of working with international producers and getting quality co-productions off the ground. “By combining André’s expertise with Cineflix’s extensive production and financial resources, we can offer an innovative […]

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