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Cineflix Rights signs distribution and production partnership deal with Seadog Productions

Dec 05, 2016

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s largest independent TV content distributors has signed an exclusive partnership deal with Seadog Productions, the fast-growing British factual producer founded by multi award-winning broadcaster, presenter, and producer Monty Halls.

The deal covers worldwide distribution rights for all of Seadog’s future productions including a series about World War II that Seadog has developed and which has been commissioned by a major UK broadcaster.

In addition, Seadog will work together with Cineflix Productions’ New York and Toronto teams to develop and co-produce programming for the North American market that will be distributed internationally by Cineflix Rights.

Seadog was founded by Monty Halls in 2009 and has produced series for networks including the BBC, Discovery Channel, and Channel 5. Halls has also worked as a presenter or producer on content for Channel 4, ITV, National Geographic Channels, and History, including various international award-winning productions.

Monty Halls, Founder of Seadog Productions said: “Cineflix Rights is the right fit to take us to the next level as a company. They have fantastic expertise in selling content globally but also in providing the international market knowledge to maximize the potential for our shows. And, with the added bonus of working with their development and production teams, we will be able to expand our commissions into the North American market.”

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “We’re thrilled to be forming this distribution and production partnership with such a vibrant company as Seadog, where Monty has built a very talented and experienced team. Their newest UK commission has great potential for the global market and we’re confident this will be the first of many!”

The partnership deal was closed by Cineflix Rights Director of Acquisitions Kate Laffey.

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For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk / +44 (0) 7789 981561

About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is one of the UK’s largest independent TV content distributors with a growing catalogue of more than 4,500 hours of popular content from some of the world’s most creative producers.  Our diversified factual and scripted programs cover a wide range of genres including crime & investigation, documentaries & specials, history, factual entertainment, lifestyle, reality, science & technology, wildlife & 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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