Cineflix Rights announced that it has closed multiple international deals for true crime, history, and science content from its North American producer partners. “We are delighted to be partnering with some of the best producers in North America to provide high quality, series across a range of factual genres for our international buyers. We have some exciting new shows lined up for later this year but are actively seeking new shows to invest in, and our team will be on the ground at Realscreen and Banff to meet with producers and unlock the global potential of their IP,” said Richard Life, Head of Acquisitions at Cineflix Rights.
Leading the way is a raft of series from longtime Cineflix Rights partner, San Francisco-based Hoff Productions. “Jeffrey Dahmer: Killer Cannibal” (4x60’, Reelz US) has been sold to All 4 (UK), Paramount+ and Pluto TV (Latin America). “John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge” (4x60’, Reelz US) has been acquired by All 4 (UK), Paramount+ and Pluto TV (Latin America). “Green River Killer: Hunting the Monster” (4x60’, Reelz US) has been picked up by Foxtel Crime and Investigation (Australia) and All 4 (UK). Meanwhile, “Ted Bundy: The Survivors” (4x60’, Reelz US) has been sold to All 4 (UK), Paramount+ and Pluto TV (Latin America), Foxtel Crime and Investigation (Australia), Crime & Investigation Networks (Spain and Portugal), and n-tv (Germany). Rounding off the Hoff Productions deals, “Battle of Alcatraz” (2x60’, Reelz US) has been bought by AETN (UK), Channel 8 (Israel), Mediaset (Italy), and SBS (Australia).
Furthermore, Law&Crime Productions’ hit series “Killer Cases” (seasons 1-3, 30x60’ for True Crime Network, US), which weaves together first-hand interviews and gripping footage from some of the US’s most chilling murder trials, continues to perform well internationally: Foxtel Crime and Investigation (Australia), Paramount+ and Pluto TV (Latin America) have bought seasons 1 and 2; CBC (Canada) has taken season 1; Crime & Investigation Networks (Spain and Portugal) has bought season 2; and All 4 (UK) has picked up season 3.
From Cineflix Rights’ extensive history slate, “Secret Nazi Expeditions” (6x60’, Go Button Media for Super Channel Canada), which exposes the covert missions behind Hitler’s propaganda machine, has beeb sold to AETN (UK and EMEA), History Channel (Spain and Portugal), Mediaset (Italy), BILD (Germany), Foxtel History (Australia), and A&E (Latin America).
Lastly, jaw-dropping tours of automated houses provide the international attraction for “Smart Home Nation” (10x30’, Efran Films for FYI US and Crackle US), with sales to Talit (Israel), AMC’s Decasa Network (Spain and Portugal), and Heim TV (Norway).