Creative partners play a key role in Cineflix Media’s growth strategy as we continue to build our global network with creative indie producers. These strategic partnerships vary from joint ventures, first-look deals, and co-production agreements.
||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); the internationally acclaimed teen drama, House of Anubis; the comedy, Fresh Meat; as well as one of TV’s biggest brands, Coronation Street. Buccaneer Media'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. 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 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 – 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.