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 the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor with a growing catalogue of 4,500 hours of sought-after programs. Over 50% of our portfolio is comprised of select third party factual and scripted programming from our creative producer partners. We offer quality entertainment to more than 500 international buyers and deliver exceptional returns to 100 producer partners. Cineflix Rights maintains a reputation for unmatched sales and service—consistently ranking 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 hit American Pickers on History; the hugely successful, Emmy® nominated and Canadian Screen Award winner Property Brothers on HGTV; docudrama series Mayday on National Geographic and Discovery, a Canadian Screen Award winner for Best Factual Series; and 3 seasons of Flipping Virgins on HGTV. New programs include scientific detective story Rediscovering T.rex on BBC, CBC, France 5, and Canal D; dynamic series Rocky Mountain Railroad on Discovery; and The Filthy Rich Guide on CNBC. Cineflix Productions is a major source of crime and investigation series for networks worldwide with shows like Hours to Kill on Crime & Investigation and The Eleven, our new limited true-crime series produced for A&E. Cameras are set to roll on season 2 of real estate investment series The Deed and The Deed: Chicago for CNBC.
On the scripted side, season 2 of the gripping drama Gangland Undercover thrilled audiences and aired on History (US & Canada). Hit series Pure, which premiered #1 in its timeslot on the CBC and is now available on Hulu and WGN, was nominated for three 2018 Canadian Screen Awards including Best Drama Series.
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 November 2017, Cineflix Media and Pablo Salzman launched Connect3 Productions Inc., a company focused on co-productions for the North American and international markets. Connect3 works with independent producers, writers, and showrunners, connecting their projects with the right platforms and broadcast partners. The company’s mission is to build a community of creative partners to develop and deliver first-class content. Connect3 has a strong development slate which includes scripted and factual projects.
In October 2017, Cineflix Media and Montreal-based factual producer Ideacom International formed a partnership to focus on the development and production of high quality, blue-chip documentaries for networks in France, Canada, the US, Europe, and the international markets. Ideacom is led by highly respected producer Josette D. Normandeau, who has a solid reputation for developing and greenlighting quality original programs and brings extensive knowledge of Canada-France co-production to the partnership. The company’s credits include high-rating series such as: Aliens of the Deep (CBC, Canal D, and France 3), Voyage of the Continents (Discovery, Radio- Canada, and ARTE), and Apocalypse World War I (France 2, TV5 Québec Canada, National Geographic, and Discovery).
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 international market. Alongside its successful music and comedy format, Bring The Noise, which aired on ITV in the UK and Italia Uno in Italy, 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, leading producer Tony Wood and Cineflix Media formed a joint venture and launched Buccaneer Media . Tony Wood has an international reputation as a creative force responsible for producing hit series including the groundbreaking reality series The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) and one of TV’s biggest brands, Coronation Street. Buccaneer’s Nordic noir style crime drama Marcella premiered on ITV and was one of the highest-rated scripted shows in the UK in 2016. Anna Friel garnered an International Emmy® nomination for Best Performance by an Actress for her riveting portrayal of police officer Marcella. Now in its second season, the hit series is available globally on Netflix (outside the UK). Other Buccaneer shows include Desi Rascals (20x60'), Sky Living’s first unscripted drama series and Ride (20x30’) a live-action kids series for Nickelodeon and YTV in Canada. Robot Overlords, a TV series based on the UK sci-adventure movie, is currently in development.
In 2012, Participant Media, a leading media company dedicated to entertainment that inspires and compels 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.