Cineflix International sells docs and series to France

Cineflix International Distribution has announced it has made a number of major deals with France's top broadcasters.
June 16, 2010

Cineflix International Distribution has announced it has made a number of major deals with France’s top broadcasters. W9, part of the M6 network, has bought all three seasons of the forensic crime investigation series Cold Blood and both seasons of Conviction Kitchen (16×60), where top chef Marc Thuet and a crew of ex-cons try to open a restaurant. W9 also picked up doc series Eaten Alive (6×60) and Glasshead Productions’ one-hour special My Monkey Baby. Digital terrestrial broadcaster Direct 8 has licensed the first four seasons of Huge Moves and 27 episodes of the airline disaster doc series Mayday. All of Mayday‘s eight seasons have now been sold in France across Direct 8, W9, France 5 and M6. Planete has purchased all of the episodes of Border Security and Border Security USA while the TF1 family of cable and satellite channels has acquired World’s Greenest Homes 2 (for Ushuaia) and Weddings SOS 4 (for Odyssee). Lastly, Cuisine TV has acquired the hit series Eat Yourself Sexy (13×30).

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.