Cineflix Productions

News round-up: Cineflix preps Wakeland adaptation; ITV hunts for Yorkshire Ripper doc; STV Player snags Sony dramas

Cineflix preps Wakeland adaptation Cineflix Productions has optioned the rights and begun development on a new crime drama series based on Canadian author Sam Wiebe’s Wakeland novels. The book series, which includes Invisible Dead, Cut You Down, and Hell And Gone, follows Wakeland, a 29-year-old ex-cop turned P.I, who fights for justice, his clients, and the soul […]

BGM hires Cineflix Productions alum to head up development

Canadian factual prodco BGM has appointed former Cineflix Productions exec Kim Bondi as SVP of development, taking over the role from the long-serving Sean Connolly. Reporting to BGM president Marlo Miazga at the Toronto-based firm, Bondi will take lead on the company’s development strategy and oversee its production slate, drawing on her international and US […]

Cineflix launches JV with ‘Expedition Unknown’s Ping Pong & Will Spjut

Cineflix Productions is expanding its joint venture activities by linking up with LA-based Ping Pong Productions to create a new US unscripted company, with showrunner Will Spjut attached to run it. Shiny Screens Entertainment will develop and produce unscripted series and formats for the global market, with Cineflix Rights gaining exclusive first-look to distribute content. […]

News round-up: All3 takes ‘Total Control’ from Keshet; India’s Lionsgate Play strikes BBCS first; Cineflix partners with Hayley Orrantia

All3 strikes Blackfella Films deal All3Media International has struck a new deal with Australian producer Blackfella Films that will see it managing worldwide sales of political thriller Total Control. The show, which was ordered by the ABC in Australia, was co-created by and stars Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under) and is in development on its second […]

Cineflix Productions hires ITVS & Wilderness alum as head of current

Cineflix Productions has appointed former ITV Studios and Wilderness Productions’ exec David Casey to a newly created role overseeing creative for its factual programming. Casey becomes head of current and will lead the division’s team of executive producers on new and returning factual series, reporting to JC Mills, president and commercial director at Cineflix Productions. […]

‘Surviving R. Kelly’s Dream Hampton joins Cineflix’s Tulsa Race Massacre docuseries

Dream Hampton, the exec producer behind Lifetime’s docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, has been attached to Cineflix Productions’ new show Black Wall Street (working title). Hampton will executive produce and direct the limited series, which will explore one of the worst episodes of racial violence in US history. Broadcaster/streamer details have not been announced. The show […]

Cineflix hires J.C. Mills to head production, Charles Tremayne to launch prodco

Cineflix Media has appointed J.C. Mills to oversee its production division, with incumbent Charles Tremayne stepping down to launch his own production outfit. Mills has been named president and commercial director of Cineflix Productions, with a remit to expand its content strategies, building on the company’s creative roster and strengthening its relationships with networks and […]

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 […]