2 DEC 2020

ATF ONLINE+ 2020: CINEFLIX RIGHTS SIGNS NEW DEALS IN ASIA

The distributor secured the deals in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. CREO Contents acquired “Timeline of the Century," NHK Enterprises bought “Who Was the Real Neanderthal?” and TVB Hong Kong “Lost Treasures of Egypt."

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Cineflix Rights closed a series of deals with broadcasters across Asia attending the Asian Television Forum 2020, specifically in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. Chris Bluett, SVP of Sales in Asia Pacific, and Benelux at Cineflix Rights negotiated the deals.“History is an evergreen genre with buyers in the Asia Pacific region and I’m delighted to have closed these deals for some of the newest additions to our blue-chip documentary slate,” Bluett said. 

CREO Contents has acquired the six 60-minute episodes of “Timeline of the Century” by CIC Media for A+E, Latin America and Korea’s NATV channel. The new show explores the extraordinary characters and events of the new millennium that have shaped society and transformed the world as it is today.

NHK Enterprises, which is an affiliate of NHK Japan, has bought the 60-minute “Who Was the Real Neanderthal?” by Idéacom International for CBC in Canada. Combining cutting-edge science with the latest discoveries, top scientists and archaeologists transform our understanding of human evolution and prove our prehistoric cousins were more like us than we ever imagined.

TVB Hong Kong has acquired the six 60-minute episodes of “Lost Treasures of Egypt” by Windfall Films for Channel 4, UK, RMC Décoverte, France; SBS, Australia; National Geographic Channels International. Featuring unprecedented access, the series follows modern-day explorers on the front lines of archaeology as they unearth jaw-dropping relics from the sands of time.

History is an evergreen genre with buyers in the Asia Pacific region and I’m delighted to have closed these deals for some of the newest additions to our blue-chip documentary slate.” Chris Bluett SVP of Sales, Asia Pacific, Benelux, Cineflix Rights