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Cineflix Rights to shop JFK assassination special at MIPTV

The distribution arm of Cineflix Media is bringing a 200-hour slate to Cannes next month, including the ITV special The Day Kennedy Died.
March 20, 2013

Cineflix Rights has added the ITV special The Day Kennedy Died to its MIPTV slate to mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in November 2013.

As part of a 200 hour lineup of programming to be shopped in Cannes, the one hour special from Scottish producer Finestripe Productions for ITV1 in the UK and Smithsonian Channel in the U.S. includes testimony from witnesses of the assassination.

Previously announced Cineflix Productions projects bound for MIPTV include Trauma Investigators; Loaded, about truckers battling tight deadlines; and Little Couple, about a newlywed couple, both of whom are under four feet tall.

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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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