Sales Accelerate in the CIS Territories

November 25, 2010

Cineflix International reports buoyant sales to Russia and Ukraine, with several landmark deals closed in the last month.

The Russian distributor Studio U7 has taken 78 hours of CID programming — with the emphasis on animals.

Among the titles included in the package are A Dog’s Life, a docu-soap about the rescue, rehabilitating and re-homing of abused… more

Asian Deals Soar

November 24, 2010

Cineflix International comes to next month’s Asian Television Forum (ATF) on the back of several pan-regional deals, fuelling its ambition to become a major content-provider to the booming Asian market.

Brokered by sales manager Chris Bluett, who added Asia to his territory portfolio in August, deals have been closed from India to Indonesia for a wide range of factual entertainment… more

Cineflix Studios Signs Nick Witkowski

November 18, 2010

Cineflix Studios today announced another major step in the building of its scripted division with the hiring of Nick Witkowski, a former founder of Alchemy, to work with the company as a consultant on international finance and sales for scripted programming.

Cineflix Studios was set up in July this year with former Mad Men exec Christina Wayne as President. It… more

Paul Heaney Among the UK’s ‘Top Deal Makers’ CID Ranks Third in Broadcast’s 2010 Peer Poll

October 22, 2010

Cineflix International and CI President Paul Heaney have received top honours in Broadcast magazine’s annual survey of the UK’s leading distributors.

Paul has been named one of the country’s best dealmakers, ranking fourth in an article titled ‘The Top Deal Makers_ — The people making… more

Sales Boom Continues in Nordic Territories

October 15, 2010

Cineflix International has sold close to 230 hours of programming from across its non-fiction and factual entertainment catalogues to broadcasters across the Nordic territories. The deals, which were brokered by Sandra Piha, Cineflix International’s head of sales for Scandinavia, build on Cineflix international’s impressive sales performance in the… more

Format Director

September 15, 2010

Cineflix International today signaled a major push into formats and international partnerships with the news that former BBC Director of International Formats Colin Jarvis is to work with the company as a consultant.

Reporting into CEO Glen Salzman and working with Cineflix’s sales and production executives, Jarvis will focus on both the licensing and production side of the company’s… more

German Sales Soar

September 7, 2010

Cineflix International reports a sharp increase in sales to Germany – the world’s second largest TV market – with 160 hours of programming acquired by broadcasters in the last six months.

Among the A-list broadcasters to have acquired Cineflix International programming is Discovery Networks Deutschland, which has taken seasons one and two of Seven Network’s… more

New Recruit

August 19, 2010

Further expanding its global reach, Cineflix International, the London-based international television distribution company has hired Sabrina Ayala as its new Vice President of Latin America and Iberia Sales and Acquisitions.

“We are thrilled that Sabrina has decided to join us at Cineflix International. She has an impressive track record in distribution, programming and marketing,”… more

Deals in France

June 16, 2010

Making significant inroads in France with its slate of in house and third-party programming, Cineflix International has announced several major deals with some of the country’s top broadcasters. Brokered by CID’s Head of Sales, Kate Llewellyn Jones, W9 has purchased all three seasons (36 hours) of the forensic crime investigation series Cold Blood, as well as both seasons… more

US Deals

June 10, 2010

Cineflix International has announced 175 hours of sales to US broadcasters, proving its wide range of quality programmes are as popular with American audiences as they are with viewers around the world.

Brokered by Lucinda Garner, Cineflix International’s Sales Manager for North America, the number marks a 75% YOY increase in business for the territory, and reflects the diversity of… more

Shatner at MIPTV

March 17, 2010

Leading international media company Cineflix announced today it has partnered with television and film icon William Shatner in a new series that seeks to find a logical, scientific explanation for fascinating mysteries and strange phenomena.

Produced by Cineflix Productions, in Weird or What? William Shatner will investigate and analyze all that is weird in the world, including everything… more

250 New Hours

March 17, 2010

Cineflix International announced today it is launching 250 hours and 20 brand new in-house and third party series at MIPTV 2010, the biggest and most commercial slate in the distributor’s history.

The new catalogue boasts highlights across factual entertainment, entertainment, reality, documentary, drama-documentary and specialist factual programming and notably sees a return to… more

Seven Title Deal

February 2, 2010

February 2, 2010 – Cineflix International announced today the company has acquired the distribution rights to 64 hours of factual programming from leading independent producer Frantic Films. Comprised of six series and one special, the distribution agreement was negotiated by Diane Rankin, Cineflix International’s Head of Acquisitions.

Rankin says: “The opportunity… more