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Distribution round-up: Cineflix picks ‘Warrior Women’; Dynamic snaps up ‘Creepshow’; Eccho Rights scores US remakes

Cineflix Rights takes ‘Warrior Women’  London-headquartered distributor Cineflix Rights has picked up Channel 4’s Warrior Women With Lupita Nyong’o (1 x 60 minutes), in which the Oscar-winning actress will head to West Africa to uncover the legacy of the Agoji women. Produced by SandStone Global Productions for Channel 4, the film follows the actress, author and […]

AMC’s Shudder takes Globo’s Night Shifter

AMC Networks-owned streaming service Shudder has acquired feature film The Night Shifter (pictured) from Brazilian broadcaster Globo.  The horror-focused SVOD will debut the film in March across North America, the UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. It will be available in Portuguese with subtitles, or dubbed in German for select countries. The acquisition marks the second Globo […]

MIPCOM: AMC streamers Shudder & Sundance Now to launch in Oz

AMC Networks is set to launch its streaming services Shudder and Sundance Now in Australia and New Zealand by the end of 2018. AMC states that the move follows growing consumer demand for curated direct-to-consumer subscription services. The expansion builds on both services subscribers in existing territories, which include the UK, Canada, the UK, Ireland, […]

AMC horror SVOD net reaches Germany

AMC Networks’ horror-themed SVOD service Shudder will launch in Germany and Austria. Original series Missions and The Core and acquisitions such as three-part thriller Beyond the Walls and Wolf Creek (pictured) feature on the service, which has been made available on various platforms and mobile operating systems in the territories. Customers will be charged €4.99 […]

BBC, ITV, AMC pact for BritBox US SVOD service

The UK’s two largest broadcasters and The Walking Dead cable net AMC are joining forces to launch BritBox, a new US SVOD service that will debut early next year. The partners said they want to roll out the service in other international markets after the US. BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, […]

AMC buys into Funny or Die

AMC Networks has bought a minority stake in comedy online VOD site Funny or Die. AMC has long history of collaborating with Funny or Die through its US cable channel IFC on series such as the forthcoming Brockmire and 2014 miniseries Spoils of Bablyon, and has now taken a seat on the platform’s board. The […]

AMC tests SVOD horror site Shudder

AMC and DramaFever are now in the beta testing phase for their new joint venture project – a subscription horror site called Shudder. Speaking to TBI’s sister publication DTVE yesterday, DramaFever’s head of marketing Yale Wang confirmed the trials and said that the site would primarily feature horror movies rather than TV content. He added […]