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Paul Heaney to Leave Cineflix Rights

Leading international producer and distributor Cineflix Media announced today that Paul Heaney, President and Managing Director of Cineflix Rights, has decided to leave the company.

Paul Heaney said: “I’ve had a fantastic ten years at Cineflix growing the distribution operation from scratch to the success we are today. It has been an incredibly tough decision but I feel that it’s the right time to pursue new opportunities and I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead.  Cineflix has, without doubt, one of the best teams in the business and I’m extremely proud of what we accomplished together. I will be watching Cineflix's progress intently and wish everyone at Cineflix continued success.”
 
Glen Salzman, CEO of Cineflix Media said: “Paul has been instrumental in leading Cineflix's international distribution business from a start-up operation to an industry leader which has grown considerably in revenue and industry respect each year. We’re very sad to see Paul go and would like to thank him for his outstanding contribution to Cineflix and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”

Heaney leaves Cineflix at the end of May 2012 after a transitioning period.

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.

Cineflix Media Inc. is a leading international media company that is bringing together a mix of global broadcast and production partners, major talent and key executives to get top quality original content produced and distributed for television and other emerging platforms. Currently involved in the creation of more than 400 hours per year of multi-genre TV for international broadcasters, and with a rapidly expanding library of 2500 hours, Cineflix Media is a recognized leader in the industry with offices in Montreal, Toronto, London, New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Dublin.

For more information, contact Gabrielle Free, Vice President Publicity and Communications:
gfree@cineflix.com; 416 504 7317 (ext. 638); 416 220 0201

Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix):
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk; t: +44 (0) 7789 981 561