Cineflix Productions

Cineflix partners with Bonnie McFarlane for scripted comedy

Cineflix Productions is developing You’re Better Than Me, a scripted comedy inspired by Canadian comedian Bonnie McFarlane’s memoir as a high schooler in Cold Lake, Alberta, in the mid-1980s. McFarlane serves as the creator and writer for the half-hour long series, which follows a fictionalized version of her 16-year-old self, who is stuck on a […]

Sky Crime investigates Cineflix’s Torso Killer docuseries for UK

Sky Crime in the UK has picked up Cineflix true crime docuseries The Torso Killer Confessions. The series, which will be titled as The Torso Killer in the UK, will debut on 3 September, with the acquisition coming just days after the two-part special launched on A&E in the US. Featuring never-before-heard audio, exclusive footage […]

Cineflix Productions ups ‘I Was Lorena Bobbitt’ exec to VP of scripted

Cineflix Productions has promoted Jeff Vanderwal to VP of scripted. In his expanded role, Vanderwal will source, develop, and oversee the production of scripted series and movies for the division. Based in Toronto, Vanderwal reports to JC Mills, president and head of content for Cineflix Productions. Since joining the Cineflix Productions scripted team in 2018, Vanderwal has developed […]

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. […]

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