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Cineflix Rights announces pre-MIPTV 2017 sales

March 29, 2017

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s largest independent TV content distributors, signed a series of deals for factual content in advance of MIPTV 2017. 

Cineflix Rights’ LEGO® documentaries continue to reap international success, with the latest instalment A Big LEGO® Christmas (1x60’, Waddell Media) going to Foxtel’s Lifestyle Channel Australia and Fokus TV Poland and The Secret World of LEGO® (1x60’, Waddell Media) to National Geographic Channel US, Space Canada, and German network Spiegel. 

Whizz Kids: On The Fast Track to F1 (1x60’, Finestripe Productions), which follows the parents and children setting out to fulfill their dreams of one day becoming a Grand Prix driver, sold to Nine Australia, TV2 Denmark, BBC Worldwide’s BBC Brit Channel South Africa, BBC Poland, and Medialaan Belgium.

Planete+ France, Fokus TV Poland, and TV Catalunya bought Black Watch Snipers (1x90’, Yap Films).  The show documents the Canadian military experience during WWII as seen through the eyes of a tightly-knit group of snipers from Canada’s most storied Regiment: the Black Watch. 

The company’s catalogue of lifestyle and property shows also are performing strongly: Digicast Italy and Kuchnia+ Poland picked up New Zealand sisters Karena and Kasey’s Foreign Flavours (10x30’, Imagination Television);  renovation format Flipping Virgins sold to WP Poland (Seasons 1&2, 12x60’, Cineflix Productions), Telecinco Spain (Season 2, 6x60’) and Digicast Italy (Season 2, 6x60’); and Brother Vs Brother,  the hit series featuring Jonathan and Drew Scott, went  to Viasat Norway (Seasons 3&4, 10x60,  Scott Brothers Entertainment), Telecinco Spain (Season 2, 6x60’, Scott Brothers Entertainment), Domo+ Poland (Seasons 3&4, 10x60’), and SIC Mulher Portugal (Season 2, 6x60’).

The latest in Cineflix Rights’ Factory franchise, Style Factory (14x30’, Cineflix Productions), an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at how some of fashion’s biggest brands are made, went to Discovery Life Middle East and Digicast Italy. 

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “These latest sales demonstrate that our newer shows are proving to be real hits with our clients. Combined with our new roster of scripted and factual programming, it’s a promising indication of business to follow at the market.”  

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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.