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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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