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Cineflix Rights sends “Angry Planet,” “Ocean Vet” abroad

UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights has struck a number of international broadcast deals that will send its series across Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Italy. (Pictured: Angry Planet)
July 28, 2015

UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights has struck a number of international broadcast deals that will send its series across Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Italy.

AMC Networks Iberia has picked up a slate of wildlife and natural history titles, including season one of 1000 Days for the Planet (10 x 60 minutes, Glacialis Productions), Angry Planet (10 x 30 minutes, Cineflix Productions; pictured), Ocean Vet (11 x 30 minutes, gassProductions), and Battle Factory (14 x 30 minutes, Yap Films).

Meanwhile, Discovery Networks Latin America has acquired seasons two and three of Trauma InvestigatorsWives with Knives (10 x 60 minutes, Indigo Films). The network has also bought South African travel series Food, Booze & Tattoos (13 x 30 minutes, Hive Content), which has also been picked up by Italian conglomerate De Agostini.

The indie has also moved property and crime titles into Latin America as seasons one and two of Colin and Justin’s Home Heist (52 x 60 minutes, Cineflix Productions) have been obtained by AMC Networks Latin America, while A&E Latin America has purchased seasons one and two of Border Security Canada (39 x 30 minutes, Force Four Entertainment/Seven Network Australia).

Finally, Portuguese entertainment channel SIC Caras has landed Celebrity Legacies (26 x 60 minutes, CMJ productions).

All deals were secured by Sabrina Ayala, VP and GM of Italy, Iberia and Latin America for Cineflix Rights.

“The growth of pan-regional broadcasters extending their reach into new and existing regions is one of the current trends we’re seeing in the industry,” said Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights at Cineflix Media, in a statement. “We’re delighted to be working with so many of them to provide successful content which works for a diverse range of audiences across the territories in which they operate.”

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