Cineflix strikes deal with Monty Halls’ Seadog

Cineflix Rights has inked a first-look deal with Seadog Productions, the UK indie created by adventurer and TV presenter Monty Halls. The deal gives Cineflix’s distribution division exclusive international rights to all of Seadog’s future shows including a series about World War II the indie has developed, and which has been commissioned by an as […]

Cineflix taking Gun Shop in Cannes

Indie distributor Cineflix is launching Gun Shop (pictured) at MIPCOM, a new one-off doc about a family-run US gun shop. The Rogan Productions show used a fixed-rig set-up to capture life and events inside the gun store, with gun ownership currently a live issue in the US amid several high-profile shooting. Cineflix will also launch Whizz […]

Cineflix adds to scripted team

Cineflix Media has recruited Brett Burlock as senior VP, scripted. He joins from Lionsgate-backed producer Sea to Sky and will be a senior member of the Cineflix team, sourcing and developing scripted series and TV movies for the US, Canadian, and international markets. Based in Toronto, he will also put together copros with Cineflix, and […]

MIPTV: Netflix buys ITV crime drama

Netflix has scooped global rights to Marcella, the upcoming ITV drama from The Bridge writer Hans Rosenfeld. The series, which was filmed in London, follows a troubled detective (Anna Friel) investigating a serial killer. It is produced by Cineflix and Tony Wood’s UK prodco Buccaneer. Cineflix’s distribution arm sells the show globally and struck the […]

All3, Endemol Shine among 30 PactUS sign-ups

All3Media America and Endemol Shine North America are among 30 TV producers that have signed up to indies association PactUS as initial members. The 30 companies include All3 America and its family of prodcos – namely Bentley Productions, Bogner Content, Commonwealth Unscripted, Company Pictures, ID-TV, Lime, Lion Television USA, Maverick, MME Moviement, North One Television, […]

ITV Studios deal with Christina Wayne’s Assembly

The US arm of ITV Studios has inked an overall deal with Assembly Entertainment, the US prodco run by former Cineflix exec Christina Wayne. Scripted prodco Assembly is currently making a pilot for premium cable net Showtime, and said it has nine one-hour dramas in development at different US cable nets. Its exclusive pod deal […]

Cineflix appoints Snyder

Cineflix has recruited Dave Snyder (pictured) as vice president of development. He joins from Jigsaw Productions where his credits included The New Yorker Presents for Amazon Studios and Death Row Stories for CNN. The new Cineflix staffer will work out of the company’s New York offices and report to development executive VP Dave Hamilton, who […]

Cineflix snags buzzy British noir series

The distribution arm of Cineflix has won the rights to Marcella, the upcoming ‘British noir’ series from Buccaneer Media and written by Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge, pictured). Cineflix Rights will launch the series at MIPCOM next week. The series is set in London and is Rosenfeldt’s first drama for an English-speaking audience. Buccaneer was set […]

Cineflix snags buzzy sex-change series

Cineflix has taken international rights to the buzzy upcoming US reality show Becoming Us. The series is being produced by Ryan Seacrest’s prodco RSP for US cable net ABC Family. The 10x60mins show debuts next month and will follow a teenager as he learns of his parents’ imminent divorce and his father’s decision to undergo […]

Robot Overlords movie spawns TV spin-off

UK indie sci-fi movie Robot Overlords is getting a TV adaptation, with Cineflix-backed indie Buccaneer making the small-screen version. The movie starred Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson and was released theatrically in the UK earlier this year. It follows a group of survivors battling against alien robots who have overtaken the earth. UK prodco Bucaneer, […]