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Cineflix Rights acquires new content from Yap Films and Hive Content

Jan 09, 2015

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television distributors, has acquired new content from Canadian producer Yap Films and South African producer Hive Content, as it heads to the Realscreen Summit 2015 looking to make more acquisition deals with producers.

Cineflix Rights has added to its growing “Factory” franchise with Battle Factory (14x30’, Yap Films). The series takes viewers into the hidden world of military and frontline gear factories all over the world and reveals how they are manufactured.

Battle Factory will sit alongside the highly successful brands Food Factory , Food Factory USA , and latest title Home Factory in the Cineflix Rights’ catalogue.

Food, Booze & Tattoos (13x30’, Hive Content) follows Brett Rogers as he travels across South Africa to track down the most mouth-watering food establishments, the coolest microbreweries, and the edgiest tattoo parlours; as well as showcasing South Africa’s unique and diverse contemporary cultures.

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “I’m delighted to be cementing our relationship with Yap Films and working with such an exciting producer as Hive Content. As Cineflix Rights continues to grow our third-party slate, we’ll be at Realscreen looking for more content to acquire, particularly in the lifestyle genre and specifically property, food, and travel programming.”

The deals were negotiated by Anthony Kimble, VP Co-Productions and North American Acquisitions, who is attending Realscreen alongside other members of Cineflix Rights’ sales and acquisition team including Lucinda Gergley-Garner, SVP Sales and Acquisitions North America, and Chris Bonney.

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For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk; t: +44 (0) 7789 981 561

About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is a leading, independent UK television content distributor with a catalogue of 4000 hours of established, returning series and fresh content that is successfully building broadcasters’ schedules worldwide. The company’s roster of factual and scripted in-house and third-party programs from 72 producer partners covers a wide breadth of genres including crime and investigation, history, home and design, lifestyle, science, wildlife and natural history, as well as formats. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.

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