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Cineflix Rights closes multiple deals for Finestripe programming

August 16, 2017

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s largest independent TV content distributors, has closed a number of international deals for programming from producer partner Finestripe Productions. 

Diana: The Day The World Cried (1x60’, ITV UK/Smithsonian Channel USA) marks the 20th anniversary of the death of the ‘People’s Princess’ and is told in the words of those who were there, including some of the famous faces at Westminister Abbey and those behind the scenes, and with many speaking exclusively for the first time.  The documentary special, narrated by Kate Winslet, was  acquired by Nine Network (Australia), SVT (Sweden), NRK (Norway),  Sky (New Zealand), OnDIRECTV (DIRECTV Latin America), ITV (Asia, Middle East and Africa), Manoto (Iran), and Channel 8 (Israel).

Inside Dior (2x60’, Channel 4 UK), which gives viewers an exclusive look at the billion-dollar luxury empire as it celebrates its 70th anniversary led by its first-ever female creative director, has sold to RTL Living (Germany), Foxtel (Australia), Sky (New Zealand), Planete+ (France), Movistar+ (Spain), Channel 8 (Israel), Manoto (Iran), and Fox (India).

Whizz Kids: On the Fast Track to F1 (1x60’, Channel 4 UK) which delves into the eye-opening world of young drivers and their parents dreaming of  Formula 1 stardom, has been picked by RTS (Switzerland) and PCCW (Hong Kong) following previous sales to countries including Australia, Denmark,  Belgium and South Africa.

Finestripe’s documentaries The Day Kennedy Died (1x60’, ITV UK/Smithsonian Channel USA) and The Day Hitler Died (1x60’, ITV UK/Smithsonian Channel USA) continue to pull in international sales, with RTE (Ireland) being the latest broadcaster to take both titles. 

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: ”There’s strong international demand at the moment for high-calibre documentaries, and Finestripe has a fantastic ability to produce programming based on impeccable research, rarely granted interviews, and exclusive behind-the-scenes access that appeals to a global market. We’re thrilled that this longstanding producer partnership continues to provide our international buyers with top-rated content.” 

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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 4,500 hours of bold and innovative 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.