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Cineflix Rights lands sales in Asia

London-based distributor Cineflix Rights has sold a package of titles into Thailand, China and Japan ahead of the Asia Television Forum (ATF). (Pictured: House Hazards)
December 4, 2012

London-based distributor Cineflix Rights has sold a package of titles into Thailand, China and Japan ahead of the Asia Television Forum (ATF).

True Visions Thailand picked up Head Games, a 3 x one-hour science show from Sharp Entertainment;  House Hazards (pictured), a 14 x 30-minute series from Cineflix Productions; Wildlife at the Zoo, a 16 x 30-minute series from Imagination Productions; Wildlife Animal Science, a 13 x 30-minute series from Screentime Productions; and I Human, a 2 x one-hour program exploring the human body via CGI.

In China, CCTV picked up series seven of Mayday: Air Crash Investigation, a 8 x one-hour Cineflix Productions series, and Special Delivery: Baby ER, a 10 x one-hour LMNO Productions series.

HTV Vietnam bought Austin Stevens Adventures, a 16 x one-hour Tigress and Cineflix Productions series following wildlife expert Austin Stevens, while in Korea, KBS has bought one episode of Animal Mega Moves, produced by Windfall Films.

Nippon Television in Japan picked up episodes of Border Security from Seven Network Australia, and Weird or What from Cineflix Productions.

“Broadcasters in the region are looking for fast paced, fun and informative high quality programming which appeals to both male and female viewers,” said Chris Bonney, Cineflix Media’s CEO of rights. “The majority of these deals are for new brands in our catalog so I’m pleased that we continue to be successful in identifying and providing fresh programming to our clients.”

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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