Cineflix Media creates, produces, and distributes popular factual and scripted content for the global marketplace with operations in Montreal, Toronto, New York, London and Dublin.
Cineflix Rights is one of the UK’s largest independent TV content distributors with a growing catalogue of 4,500 hours of bold and innovative programs. Over 50% of our diverse portfolio is comprised of select third party factual and scripted programming from talented producer partners. Cineflix Rights offers quality entertainment to more than 500 international buyers and delivers exceptional returns to 100 producer partners. The Cineflix Rights team is attuned to the needs of our customers, providing outstanding administrative and promotional support and is consistently ranked in the top 10 of Broadcast’s Distributors Survey.
Cineflix Productions is a leading supplier of some of TV’s biggest unscripted shows and has a growing scripted slate. From its production and development hubs in Toronto and New York, Cineflix Productions produces approximately 200 hours per year of network-defining programming, including: long-running hits American Pickers on History (US); the hugely successful, Emmy®–nominated Property Brothers on HGTV (US & Canada); blue-chip docudrama series Mayday on National Geographic International and Discovery Channel (Canada); the Food Factory (Food Network Canada) franchise, which now includes Style Factory on Slice (Canada); and season 2 of Flipping Virgins , which aired on HGTV (US), building on the 12 seasons of Property Virgins . Cineflix Productions is a major source of crime and investigation series to Investigation Discovery (US) and networks worldwide with shows like The Detectives Club: New Orleans and Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case and Hours to Kill, our latest thrilling crime offering, which follows investigators as they reconstruct the final hours of a victim’s life to track down the killer. New real estate investment series The Deed and The Deed: Chicago for CNBC (US) follow property moguls throwing distressed developers a lifeline by offering them their own cash and expertise in exchange for a piece of the property and a percentage of the profits.
On the scripted side, season 2 of the gripping drama Gangland Undercover, aired on History (US and Canada). New hit series Pure (CBC), is the story of a Mennonite pastor trying to protect his family and preserve his faith while battling drug trafficking within his community. Inspired by true events, Pure stars Ryan Robbins (The Killing), Alex Paxton-Beesley (Copper), A.J. Buckley (CSI: NY, Justified, Narcos), and Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominee Rosie Perez (White Men Can’t Jump, Fearless).
Creative partners play a key role in Cineflix Media’s growth strategy as we continue to build our global network with indie producers. Our strategic partnerships include joint ventures, first-look deals, and co-production agreements. We offer extensive support to our partners through our global infrastructure and expertise.
In May 2017, Cineflix Media and Duncan Gray’s Twenty Six 03 Content announced a joint venture, Twenty Six 03 Entertainment , to create high-value returnable formats and series for the global market. Alongside its successful music and comedy format – Bring The Noise – currently in production for a second season in Italy, with other European deals pending, the joint venture has multiple projects set up with UK broadcasters and is developing shows for US networks. Veteran producer, Duncan Gray is responsible for developing and greenlighting hit entertainment and reality formats including: The Big Breakfast (Channel 4), Survivor (CBS), Britain’s Got Talent (ITV), Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC), Got To Dance (Sky), and A League of Their Own (Sky). Gray also served as Executive Producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) between 2003-2006.
In 2013, Cineflix Media formed Buccaneer Media , a joint venture with leading producer Tony Wood. Buccaneer’s Marcella (16x60’), starring Anna Friel (Limitless) and written by internationally-renowned screenwriter and novelist Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge), aired on ITV in the UK and dominated the evening viewing with ratings of 8M, a 29% share. Marcella was one of the UK’s highest-rated scripted shows in 2016 and launched globally on Netflix (outside of the UK) in July 2016. The gripping thriller is currently in production on season 2.
Cineflix Media also has a first-look deal with innovative LA producer George Moll, whose credits include the groundbreaking transgender series Becoming Us. In December, Cineflix Media formed a distribution and production partnership with Seadog Productions, the fast-growing British factual producer founded by award-winning broadcaster, presenter, and producer Monty Halls.
In 2012, Participant Media , a leading media company dedicated to entertainment inspiring and compelling social change, made an equity investment in Cineflix Media. Participant’s more than 75 films, including Spotlight, Contagion, Lincoln, The Help, He Named Me Malala, CITIZENFOUR and An Inconvenient Truth, have collectively earned 11 Academy Awards® and 52 nominations.