Cineflix Productions

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 […]

Peter Emerson takes stake in Cineflix

Former Entertainment One Television sales chief Peter Emerson has taken a stake in Cineflix Media, and will become president of the Canadian producer and distributor, TBI can reveal. The news comes as Cineflix secures new bank finance, giving it a war chest for acquisitions, production and programming partnerships. The former eOne exec takes a minority […]

Discovery joins Detectives Club in UK, Europe

Discovery Networks in the UK and Europe have bought The Detectives Club: New Orleans. The show follows a group of homicide detectives recounting high-profile and motive murder cases in the colourful southern US city. The 6x60mins show is from Cineflix Productions, whose sister firm, Cineflix Rights, shops it internationally. Chris Bonney, CEO of rights at […]

Cineflix’s Angry Planet storms into MIPTV

Cineflix Rights will launch a new season of storm-chaser series Angry Planet at MIPTV next week. The ten-part factual series follows storm hunter George Kourounis as he travels the globe to experience the most extreme forces of nature. The show is produced by Cineflix Productions for US cable net Pivot, and the new, fourth, run […]

Lifetime UK calls out Property Brothers

Lifetime in the UK has acquired North American home renovation show Property Brothers from distributor Cineflix Rights. The show follows identical twin brother Drew and Jonathan Scott as they identify homes with untapped potential that are then overhauled. Cineflix Productions created the show in association with HGTV from US cable and W Network in Canada. […]

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 […]

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 […]