Cineflix Rights


Nordics go big on factual in bumper Cineflix Rights sales

Broadcasters and platforms across the Nordic region have acquired more than 450 hours of factual content following a slew of deals with distributor Cineflix Rights. TV2 in Denmark has picked up multiple seasons of three shows hosted by Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, including seasons one to six of Brother Vs. Brother (36 x 60-minutes), produced […]

Cineflix Rights CEO Chris Bonney to retire in 2021

Cineflix Rights CEO and industry veteran Chris Bonney is to step down from the company next year, after eight years in the role. Bonney, who joined Cineflix Media’s sales and acquisitions arm in 2012 to replace former boss Paul Heaney, is to retire mid-2021 following an extended period of transition when the company will appoint a […]

Show of the Week: Wynonna Earp

Wynonna Earp is that rather unique combination of Western and sci-fi, but this gun-slinging drama has also established itself as a show that offers a diverse range of characters like few others. Based on the IDW comic created by Beau Smith, Wynonna Earp was developed for TV by showrunner Emily Andras and tracks the life […]

TBI Weekly: What MIPCOM Online+ delivered this week

It has been a MIPCOM like no other and yet despite the lack of rosé and late-night gossiping on the Croisette, distributors and buyers still came together – with numerous deals emerging over the past five days. Here, TBI reflects on some of the key pick-ups to have been revealed over the week and explores […]

Cineflix Rights hires Miramax, BBC Studios alum for scripted sales

Cineflix Rights has appointed former Miramax and BBC Studios (BBCS) exec Tom Misselbrook to a newly created role overseeing drama sales. He becomes SVP of scripted sales & development and will be based in London, reporting into Cineflix Rights head of scripted James Durie. Misselbrook will work alongside the sales and acquisitions teams with a […]

MIPCOM Drama round-up: NBCUI nabs ‘Wynonna Earp’; All3’s ‘All Creatures Great And Small’ travel; HBO Max adds ‘I Am Suzie’; and more

NBCUIN welcomes Wyonna Earp NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) has picked up all four seasons of genre-bending supernatural series Wynonna Earp. The show, sold by Cineflix Rights, will air on NBCUIN science fiction channels in Iberia, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Syfy) and in Poland and the Balkans (Scifi). The show is produced by IDW Entertainment, Cineflix […]

News round-up: ITV America’s Sirens reveals ‘Baddies’; Cineflix sells ‘Ordinary Woman’ S2

Sirens unveils ‘Baddies’ with 16-year-old Marsai Martin ITV America-owned Sirens Media has partnered with 16-year-old Marsai Martin and her production banner Genius Entertainment to develop and produce Baddies (working title). The new unscripted series, currently being taken to market, will spotlight the impact of previously unsung, trailblazing Black women who have helped shape American culture. […]

ViacomCBS hires Cineflix Rights acquisitions exec to head VIS

ViacomCBS has appointed the VP of acquisitions at UK-based Cineflix Rights to head up Viacom International Studios (VIS), overseeing all development, production and commercial operations. Laffey, who becomes VP of VIS effective immediately, reports from her London office into Pierluigi Gazzolo, president of studios and streaming at ViacomCBS Networks International. She has direct oversight of […]

France’s TF1 to remake Cineflix drama ‘Marcella’ as ‘Rebecca’

French broadcaster TF1 has ordered a local adaptation of the UK crime drama Marcella. Paris-based prodco Elephant is working on the remake, which will be titled Rebecca, following TF1’s deal with UK distributor Cineflix Rights, which has also taken exclusive global rights to the new series. The original show, Marcella, was created by Hans Rosenfeldt […]

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