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FilmRise teams with Sky Studios for crime series ‘Bloodline Detectives’

FilmRise and Sky Studios have partnered on international sales for true crime documentary series, Bloodline Detectives, with Discovery UK in place as the UK funding partner. Produced by Peninsula Television, the maker of Evidence of Evil, Teens Who Kill, and Celebrity Obsessed,  Bloodline Detectives focuses on familial DNA investigation, a search technique which uses genetic […]

FilmRise names BBC Studios exec for global acquisitions

US-based film and TV outfit FilmRise has appointed BBC Studios exec Whitney Muroff as its director of global acquisitions. Muroff will be responsible for developing new multi-territory film and television acquisition opportunities and will also work with existing partners to build FilmRise’s global licensing and distribution business. She will report to Max Einhorn, head of […]

FilmRise acquires SVOD rights to classic CHiPs series

Distribution and streaming company FilmRise has acquired the exclusive US SVOD rights to the classic television crime drama CHiPs from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. According to FilmRise the series, which stars Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox, will be made available on Amazon Prime Video, through its Prime Video Direct self-service programme. Commenting, FilmRise CEO […]

FilmRise moves to production, hires Waco’s Wolynetz

FilmRise has hired Waco (pictured), and Breaking Bad producer Vlad Wolynetz to head their newly launched television production division. FilmRise previously distributed films and classic TV shows such as Roseanne, 3rd Rock From the Sun and A Different World. Wolynetz, who previously served as vice president of production, series and movies at AMC, will work alongside CEO Danny […]