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Cineflix Rights strikes deals for more than 250 hours of content

Jul 11, 2014

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, has signed new deals for more than 250 hours of content from Cineflix Productions and third-party producers.

Crime continues to pay for the distributor, with new deals from TV4 Sweden and Digicast Italia for Last Seen Alive (6x60’, Cineflix Productions), the series is already a proven success in the US, premiering last month with high ratings on Investigation Discovery. TV4 Sweden has also taken Murder in Paradise (season 2, 6x60’, Cineflix Productions) and Wives with Knives (season 2, 8x60’, Indigo Films). Seasons 1 and 2 of Wives with Knives (14x60’) have been bought by Digicast Italia.

Other crime brands continuing to perform for the distributor are Obsession: Dark Desires (10x60’, October Films), which has sold to A+E Networks Italy, who have also bought Imposters (6x60’, CMJ Productions) and Crimes That Shook Britain (season 5, 6x60’, Title Role Productions). Cold Blood (seasons 2 and 7, 26x60’, Cineflix Productions) has sold to CBS Chellozone UK, while seasons 3, 6, and 7 (46x60’) have been bought by NT1 France.

Lifestyle programming is also generating strong sales for Cineflix Rights with Discovery UK and Discovery Europe both buying season 3 of Food Factory (26x30’, Cineflix Productions). Season 4 (26x30’) of Food Factory has been bought by Discovery Europe and AETN All Asia Television Networks has acquired seasons 1 and 2 (52x30’). Alongside the success of its food programming, property continues to do well with Mediaset Spain buying into the globally successful brand Property Virgins (seasons 7 to 10, 78x 30’, Cineflix Productions) and Sky Italia taking Property Brothers (season 4, 26x60’, Cineflix Productions).

Finally, Cineflix Rights’ science programming remains popular with buyers, with RTVE Spain and DR Denmark acquiring The Man Who Doesn't Breathe (2x60’, Back2Back Productions) and RAI Italy buying 1000 Days for the Planet (10x60’, Glacialis Productions).

Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights, Cineflix Media said: “We’ve closed a high volume of sales over the last couple of months, following up a very successful MIPTV. These latest deals reflect the strength and breadth of our catalogue to our buyers.”

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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 more than 3600 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 programmes from 65 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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