Cineflix Rights Signs Package of Deals with Central and Eastern European Broadcasters
July 12, 2012
Cineflix Rights has signed deals amounting to more than 400 hours of programming with broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe in the lead up to, and around Natpe Budapest. The sales reflect Cineflix Rights’ position as one of the region’s leading international suppliers of blue-chip factual titles and high-rating, long-running food and property series from both Cineflix Productions and third party producers.
Cineflix Rights has sold titles including Mayday: Air Disaster, Cold Blood and Huge Moves to CET21 in the Czech Republic.
In Hungary, Chello Central Europe has signed deals for Property Brothers, Buying and Selling, Inside the Box with Ty Pennington, My House, Your Money, Conviction Kitchen, The Unsellables, Murder She Solved, Cold Blood, Dinner Party Wars and Family Food Challenge.
In Poland, TVN has bought Massive Moves, Final 24 and Zoo Tales: Birth of a Baby Elephant, while Discovery Poland has bought titles including Cold Blood, My Teenage Weddings and Ten Days to Victory.
Additionally, Zonemedia Europe has bought titles including A Gypsy Life for Me, Border Security and Medical Emergency, while Astana TV Kazakhstan has signed up to In-Law Wedding Wars. CME Romania has bought Mayday: Air Disaster.
Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights, Cineflix Media Inc said: “Increasing our activity in Central and Eastern Europe is a key part of Cineflix Rights’ business strategy. We’ve already raised our deals by more than 100 per cent over the last two years in territories such as Russia, the Baltic States and Ukraine. We are also targeting growth in other territories in the region and pleased that we’ve already signed deals in countries such as Kazakhstan and Romania as well as pan-EMEA broadcasters.”
The deals were concluded by Cineflix Rights’ Sales Manager for Central Eastern Europe Caroline Hurmson (Schroeter).
Cineflix Rights is one of the UK’s fastest growing distributors, currently providing 2500 hours of high-quality content – from both third-party producers and Cineflix – to broadcast partners in more than 180 territories worldwide. Its diverse portfolio includes factual, factual entertainment, formats, kids, and most recently, scripted series. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights also has staff in New York, Toronto, and Montreal.
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