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Amazon Studios Canada hires Our House Media, Cineflix alum to unscripted team

Amazon Studios Canada has appointed former Our House Media exec Samantha De France as production executive for unscripted in Canada. Based in Toronto, De France will work with the Canadian unscripted production team to manage the production and delivery of projects for the Canadian and international markets. She will oversee all aspects of unscripted projects […]

TBI Weekly: Why cheaper tech will surface new voices in natural history

As 2022 gets into its stride, natural history is again making an impact on screen and on the commissioning slates of new and established buyers. Tim Dams explores how cost-efficient technologies are opening up myriad new opportunities for this classic genre. For those in the natural history TV business, the past few years have been […]

Buccaneer & Dougray Scott launch Scottish prodco

Crime producer Buccaneer Media has linked with Mission Impossible 2 actor Dougray Scott to launch a Scottish division. Buccaneer Scotland will be based in Glasgow and aims “to promote Scottish voices and culture and bring original stories from the country’s best talent to a global audience.” The business will be led by Buccaneer joint CEOs […]

Deals round-up: Flame snags Attenborough rights; Will & Kate travel with Cineflix; ZDFE preps ‘Our Continents’ for the world

Flame to sell Attenborough’s Life In Colour globally Australia’s Flame Distribution has taken global sales rights outside of the UK to three-part natural history docuseries Life in Colour With David Attenborough. The show, from Humble Bee Films and SeaLight Pictures, uses ground-breaking technology to reveal how animals use colour, with Attenborough travelling to locations including the […]

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 […]

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