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 4,600 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 must-watch programming that includes: History's long-running hit American Pickers ; the hugely successful Canadian Screen Award winning series Property Brothers on HGTV and docudrama series Mayday on National Geographic and Discovery; as well as real estate investment series Flipping Virgins on HGTV and CNBC's The Deed. Cineflix Productions is a major source of crime and investigation series for networks worldwide with shows like Hours to Kill, Secrets of the Morgue, and Bizarre Murders.
On the scripted side, thrilling crime drama Pure is now in production on season two for Super Channel, WGN America, Hulu, and CBC.
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 including Beauty Blow Out (BBC Three) and You vs. Chris and Kem (ITV2). 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. The second season of Buccaneer’s hit Nordic noir style crime drama Marcella is now available globally on Netflix outside of the UK. Anna Friel garnered an International Emmy® nomination for Best Performance by an Actress for her riveting portrayal of police officer Marcella. 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.
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 80 films, including Spotlight, Contagion, Lincoln, The Help, A Fantastic Woman, He Named Me Malala, CITIZENFOUR, and An Inconvenient Truth, have collectively earned 12 Academy Awards® and 56 nominations.