Cineflix cuts Lat-Am deals ahead of NATPE

Cineflix Rights has inked a raft of Latin American deals ahead of the NATPE market, which kicks off next week in Miami. The distributor has 45x30mins series Urban Legends to Mexican free-to-air broadcaster Televisa. It has also shopped 6x60mins Karma’s a B*tch (pictured), in which The Sopranos’ Steve Schirripa reveals stories of just how far […]

Diane Rankin leaving DRG, Ali Hill joining

Diane Rankin, senior VP of acquisitions at UK distributor DRG is leaving the company and will be replaced by former Target Entertainment executive Ali Hill, TBI has learned. Rankin is leaving TV to take a one-year course in interior and product design. “I’m going back to school,” she told TBI. “It’s a life-change and I […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]

Paul Heaney taking care of business with new distribution outfit

Paul Heaney has launched his own distribution firm TCB Media Rights. Heaney was president and MD of Cineflix Rights until end-May when he left the company. The new company is understood to have inked its first deals with production partners and the first of these will be revealed next week. Heaney said he has been […]

Former NBCU boss Peter Smith joins Cineflix

Former NBC Universal International boss Peter Smith has become chief executive of Cineflix Studios, over a year after leaving the Hollywood studio. Smith will be in charge of Cineflix Media’s scripted arm and will be based in London from September. He will report to Glen Salzman, co-chief executive, Cineflix Media, while Christina Wayne, president, Cineflix […]

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