Kate Laffey

Cineflix gets new lease of Life as Paramedics leads deals

Cineflix Rights has hired industry veteran Richard Life as VP of acquisitions. His hire comes as Cineflix Media’s UK-based sales division scored deals for shows such as First Response: Paramedicsand City Porn. Life, the former head of acquisitions and coproductions at ITV Studios Global Entertainment and head of programming at Channel 4 International, is joining as VP […]

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 blocks out Lego doc deal

Cineflix Rights has snagged international rights to The Secret World of Lego, the one-off behind-the-scenes doc about the toy brick company. The show went out on Channel 4 in the UK earlier this week, winning its slot in 16-to-34s and almost doubling slot average. It follows a design student as he gets exclusive access to […]

Cineflix Rights puts staff at risk of redundancy

Cineflix Rights has started a consultation process with several staff being placeed at risk of redundancy, as part of a company restructure. The London-based distribution arm of Cineflix has begun a consultation with six of its sales and acquisitions team and staff at their supporting units. TBI also understands that Cineflix is looking at relocating […]

Cineflix hires Kate Laffey from ITV Studios

Cineflix has hired Kate Laffey from ITV Studios Global Entertainment and she will become director of acquisitions at the distributor. Kate is currently senior acquisitions executive at ITV Studios Global Entertainment, responsible for acquiring scripted and non-scripted content from third party producers. She is also responsible for sourcing third-party development and first look deals.  At Cineflix […]