Cineflix Media

Cineflix’s Levenson joins Andreae’s Fox team

Cineflix Productions’ executive VP for development Lisa Levenson is one of two hires for Simon Andreae’s alternative programming team at Fox in the US. Levenson comes the latest executive to exit Cineflix in the past year and will be joined by Asylum Entertainment executive Alex Piper and Amy Cohen, who has been promoted, in a […]

Asian nets snag Cineflix fare

Broadcasters including Fox International Channels Asia have acquired programming from UK-based Cineflix Rights. Ahead of the Asia TV Forum, which kicks off tomorrow, FIC has bought seasons one and two of the Cineflix Productions-produced Instant Cash and season three of The Cupcake Girls from Force Four Entertainment. Discovery in India has bought season three of […]

Ex-Cineflix exec opens Outpost with Leftfield

Former Cineflix Media reality producer Jodi Flynn has launched an unscripted prodco joint venture with emerging US super indie Leftfield Entertainment. Flynn’s company, Outpost Entertainment, becomes the latest to join the Leftfield stable and will sit alongside the likes of Pawn Stars producer Leftfield Pictures and Nick Rigg JV Loud TV. Former Screaming Flea Productions […]

Pete Smith leaving Cineflix

Cineflix Media’s studios boss Pete Smith is exiting the company in the latest round of restructuring at the UK-North American producer-distributor. Smith’s departure from Cineflix Studios has been widely expected since Cineflix Media moved to scale back its scripted operations in favour of unscripted programming in the US, Canada and the UK. Former NBCUniversal International […]

Cineflix Productions bosses exit in restructure

Cineflix Productions’ Toronto-based CEO Simon Lloyd and executive VP Joe Houlihan are exiting the business to launch their own prodco, as Cineflix Media shakes up its operations to focus on the US and UK markets. Lloyd and Houlihan have agreed to remain with Canadian indie Cineflix until the end of the year to “facilitate the […]

Cineflix, Tony Wood launch Buccaneer Media

Cineflix Studios has hooked up with former Lime Pictures creative Tony Wood to create a new production company that already has an Eddie Izzard project in the works. Buccaneer Media will be based in the UK and work with the scripted arm of Canada’s Cineflix Media on developing and producing a range of programmes for […]

Cineflix appoints Akman COO

Canadian-based producer Cineflix Media has hired Andrew Akman as its first COO. Akman joins from Canadian media giant Shaw and will oversee acquistions, corporate activity and post production at Cineflix. Based in Toronto, Akman will report to Cineflix’s co-CEOs Katherine Buck and Glen Salzman. Prior to Shaw, Akman was at Canwest Broadcasting where he oversaw […]

Cineflix grabs October rights from Zodiak

UK-based Cineflix Rights has scored an exclusive first-look deal with factual producer October Films, grabbing the rights from previous distributor Zodiak Rights. The deal, which Cineflix Rights’ senior VP of acquisitions Noel Hedges brokered, will see the distributor taking on worldwide rights to all content from London-based October for the next two years. October’s productions […]

Cineflix taps BBCWW for Lat Am sales exec

Cineflix Rights, the distribution arm of Cineflix Media, has poached a new director of sales, Latin America, from BBC Worldwide. Christopher Gordon will be responsible for programme and format sales in Latin America, replacing Sabrina Ayala, who will now focus on sales to Iberia, Italy and France. Gordon will be based in Cineflix’s Toronto base, […]