Cineflix Rights has announced multiple deals with streamers and North American broadcasters, Nat Geo Wild, CBC Gem, A&E, and Bell Media Canada. “This has been a busy spring with lots of demand for some of our latest heart-warming series reflecting a desire for content that moves and uplifts viewers,” Lucinda Gergley-Garner, SVP, Sales, North America and German Speaking Territories, who closed the deals, said. “Alongside this content, our refreshed slate of high-quality true crime continues to sell well, as do our growing number of movies.”
Nat Geo Wild has acquired for the US Seasons 1 and 2 of "Wizard of Paws" by The Dodo and Nomadica Films, amounting to 21 30-minute episodes. The film was created for BYUtv in the US. It shows how pet prosthetics pioneer Derrick Campana gives troubled animals a second chance with unique limbs. Blue Ant Media in Canada has also acquired Season 1 of the series.
CBC Gem bought rights for Seasons 1-3 of “My Big Family Farm,” spanning 18 episodes, as well as the 90-minute film “Five Years on the Farm” by Renegade Pictures and Motion Content Group for Channel 5 in the UK. The film which showcases the adventures of hill shepherds Amanda and Clive Owen as they raise their nine children and more than 1,000 sheep on a British Farm. Vegan cookery and lifestyle series "Living on the Veg" by Rock Oyster Media for ITV in the UK is also on the acquisitions list, along with “The Day Will and Kate Got Married," a 60-minute film by Finestripe Productions for ITV, UK.
A&E has bought Seasons 1 and 2 of "Killer Cases" by Law&Crime Productions for True Crime Network, US. The 2o episodes details criminal cases in the form of interviews and evidence footage. Investigation Discovery has acquired another title from Cineflix Rights’ true crime portfolio, taking Season 3 of “Homicide: Hours to Kill," created for A+E Networks, UK.
Bell Media Canada now has rights to two additional titles “I Was Lorena Bobbitt," made for Lifetime, US. The story of an anti-domestic violence crusader is told by her for the first time, allowing her to set the record straight, and provide hope, and help victims of domestic violence everywhere. “An Ice Wine Christmas," also by Lifetime, tells the story of a big-city sommelier returning to her hometown and family-run business for the annual harvest.
This has been a busy spring with lots of demand for some of our latest heart-warming series reflecting a desire for content that moves and uplifts viewers. Alongside this content, our refreshed slate of high-quality true crime continues to sell well, as do our growing number of movies.” Lucinda Gergley-Garner SVP, Sales, North America, German Territories