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Cineflix Rights Completes Asia Deals in Advance of Asia TV Forum 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, has built on its success in Asia with a series of deals with regional broadcasters in advance of Asia Television Forum 2012.  

Cineflix Rights has sold titles to True Visions Thailand including: Head Games (3x60’, Sharp Entertainment) the interactive science show that uses fun social experiments to reveal how the brain reacts to uncomfortable, unusual, and confrontational circumstances; House Hazards (14 x 30’, Cineflix Productions), which uses state-of-the-art technology to put potential home hazards to the test in a real house, and finds out just how much damage it can endure before domestic disaster ensues; Wildlife at the Zoo (16x30’, Imagination productions), which profiles the fascinating world of Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia; Animal Science (13x30’, Screentime productions) set around Massey University’s Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences; and I Human (2x60’, Touch Productions) which uses real-life sequences and cutting edge CGI, to explore the human body in a way never seen before.  

CCTV China has taken series seven of Mayday: Air Crash Investigation (8 x 60’, Cineflix Productions) which investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why; and Special Delivery: Baby ER (10x60’, LMNO productions), which chronicles the real stories of babies, their parents, their doctors, and caregivers in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  

HTV Vietnam has bought Austin Stevens Adventures (16x60’, Tigress/Cineflix Productions), which follows wildlife expert Austin Stevens as he travels the globe in search of the world’s most fascinating and dangerous animals. In Korea, KBS Korea has bought one episode of Animal Mega Moves (1x60’, Windfall Films), which follows teams of  In movers, vets and transport engineers as they relocate huge animals across the globe by land, air, and sea.

Finally, Nippon Television Japan has bought individual episodes of Border Security (Seven Network Australia), which follows the teams protecting Australia's borders as they intercept suspicious travelers and uncover evidence of drug trafficking, wildlife smuggling and identity fraud; and Weird or What? (Cineflix Productions), which investigates all that’s weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

All the deals were completed by Chris Bluett, Sales Manager for Asia at Cineflix Rights, who is attending ATF.

Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights, Cineflix Media said TBC: “Broadcasters in the region are looking for fast paced, fun and informative high quality programming which appeals to both male and female viewers. The majority of these deals are for new brands in our catalogue so I’m pleased that we continue to be successful in identifying and providing fresh programming to our clients.  We look forward to finalizing more sales at ATF as well as acquiring content for our third party catalogue.”

Cineflix Rights, the distribution division of Cineflix Media Inc., has built a catalogue delivering 3000 hours of established, returning series and fresh content to broadcast partners in more than 180 territories.  The company’s diverse genres include factual, factual entertainment, children’s, formats and scripted series from Cineflix Productions, Cineflix Studios and 40 leading producers from around the world.  Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.


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

Gabrielle Free, VP Publicity and Communications, Cineflix Media:
gfree@cineflix.com; +1 416 504 7317 (ext. 638); +1 416 220 0201