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Cineflix Rights reveals acquisition deals

The UK-based distributor picks up series and specials from new production partners such as Touch Productions, Icon Films and Yap Films, among others, as well as content from existing prodco partners such as Windfall Films (pictured, Massive Moves).
March 22, 2012

UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights has announced a raft of acquisition deals in advance of MIPTV.

The company has acquired Touch Productions’ science special The Human Body in 3D (2 x 60 minutes); Icon Films’ Animal Airport (13 x 30 minutes), about the giant creatures that pass through the Animal Reception Centre at London’s Heathrow Airport; Bargerpole Productions Timothy Spall — Somewhere at Sea (11 x 30 minutes), a seafaring show starring one of Britain’s top actors and his wife; Yap Films’ show about extreme shredding, Shred It (13 x 30 minutes); and The Downlow Concept’s science format Bigger Better Faster Stronger (10 x 30 minutes)

New content acquired from existing partners includes Windfall Films’ Massive Moves (13 x 30 minutes), about the moving of an entire house over a variety of challenging terrain, and Imagination Television’s Wild Life at the Zoo (10 x 30 minutes) about life in Sydney, Australia’s Taronga Zoo.

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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