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Cineflix Rights sells 200-plus hours to Discovery

The UK-based distributor has sold both third party programming and Cineflix's own productions to Discovery channels worldwide, including such titles as Border Security and Force Four Entertainment's Cupcake Girls (pictured).
December 13, 2011

UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights has sold more than 200 hours of programming to Discovery Communications channels from around the world.

The sales include third party programming as well as shows from Cineflix Productions.

Discovery UK has snapped up Force Four Entertainment’s Cupcake Girls (pictured), as well as Conviction Kitchen Australia, the docusoap Air Ways, all three series of Birth Days, and all five series of Birth Stories, which was also bought by Discovery Scandinavia.

Discovery India has picked up Frantic Films’ Rags to Red Carpet, while Discovery India & Taiwan has bought The Eyes’ travelog, Ɯberguide. Elsewhere, Discovery Real Time Italy has snapped up Extreme Poodles.

Also, Seven Network Australia’s Border Security racked up several sales, with all seven series of the program picked up by Discovery’s soon-to-launch Spanish DTT Channel, Discovery Middle East and Africa buying series six, DMAX Germany taking series three and four, and Discovery UK buying series one.

“Discovery has been a key player for Cineflix Rights and we’re pleased to see the relationship grow stronger than ever,” said Paul Heaney, MD of Cineflix Rights.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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