Cineflix


Deals round-up: Globoplay buys ‘Coroner’ & ‘Wynonna Earp’; Abacus to sell Nick Broomfield doc; Viaplay preps ‘Estonia: The Last Wave’

Globo grabs Coroner & Wynonna Earp Brazilian streamer Globoplay has picked up drama duo Coroner and Wynonna Earp from UK-based Cineflix Rights. The deal will see seasons 1-3 of crime series Coroner headed to Brazil, along with seasons 1-4 of supernatural cult hit Wynonna Earp. Coroner is inspired by the series of books by M.R. Hall and was […]

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 […]

BritBox UK reveals first drama slate, with Ridley Scott & Irvine Welsh series

UK streamer BritBox has revealed its first drama slate with the first TV project from Trainspotting’s Irvine Welsh and a series from Ridley Scott’s company Scott Free. Five-part revenge thriller The Beast Must Die is being produced by New Regency Television and Scott Free, with Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife), Jared Harris (Chernobyl) and Billy […]

Buccaneer appoints Richard Tulk-Hart from A+E Networks as co-CEO

Richard Tulk-Hart is stepping down from his role as A+E Networks MD of international distribution, formats and co-productions to join Marcella producer Buccaneer Media. Tulk-Hart becomes joint CEO alongside company founder Tony Wood and will oversee the commercialisation of Buccaneer’s projects and driving business growth, with Wood focusing on creative development and production. Prior to […]

Cineflix signs first look deal with The First 48’s Alexis Robie

Cineflix Media has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Alexis Robie, the executive producer of the long-running A&E series, The First 48. The multi-year pact gives Cineflix the first option to produce original unscripted content developed by Alexis Robie under his newly formed production company Coronet Productions. With a focus on true crime, justice, and […]

Talesmith, Cineflix to co-produce ‘Takaya: Lone Wolf’

Talesmith has partnered up with Cineflix and Wild Wolf Media to co-produce Takaya: Lone Wolf (WT), a documentary special for BBC4, CBC and ARTE that explores humankind’s historic relationship with wolves. The 1 x 60-minute series tell the story of a lone wolf living against the odds and its incredible bond with one woman – […]

Cineflix alum Anthony Kimble launches content outfit

Anthony Kimble, who recently left Cineflix Rights after five-years as senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions in North America, has set up his own content development, financing and production company. Titled Fugitive, the new prodco will work across scripted, unscripted and formats. Kimble will make his official Fugitive debut at next week’s Series Mania, where […]

CBC’s Coroner becomes highest-rated series launch in four years

Muse, Back Alley and Cineflix co-pro drama Coroner has become the highest-rated drama series launch on Canada’s pubcaster CBC in four years. Data by Canadian audience measurement organisation Numeris shows that Coroner reached 2m Canadians and delivered an average minute audience of more than one million viewers for each episode on CBC. In the UK, […]

Realscreen: Cineflix Rights scoops Windfall, Brown Bob titles

Cineflix Rights has acquired a slate of factual programmes from Windfall Films and Brown Bob Productions. The distributor has bought Brown Bob’s Inside the Operating Theatre (20 x 60 minutes, UKTV), which offers exclusive insight into four busy operating theatres at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Norfolk, UK. The series follows the team of surgeons and theatre staff […]

1 2 3 5