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Cineflix International racks up Scandinavian sales

Cineflix International has announced nearly 230 hours of programming sales to Scandinavian broadcasters.
October 14, 2010

Cineflix International has announced nearly 230 hours of programming sales to Scandinavian broadcasters. The distributor sold crime investigation series Cold Blood, home buying reality show Property Virgins and Frantic Films’ makeover show Princess to Danish broadcaster Viasat. DR-Danish Broadcasting Corporation picked up Mayday: Science of Disaster and Industrious, an hour-long doc about a deepwater port.
TV4 Sweden acquired Animal Squad, ICU: A Matter of Life Or Death and docu-soap Surf Patrol for Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Swedish broadcaster Kanal 5 picked up season six of Seven Network’s Border Security, as did Norway’s TV Norge.
In Finland, Cineflix inked seven deals. MTV Oy picked up adventure series Air Dogs, Conviction Kitchen and Cupcake Girls, while Channel 4 acquired season one of Dinner Party Wars and Frantic Films’ restaurant-rescue show The Opener, which will also roll out across the region thanks to a multi-territory deal with TLC Scandinavia.
TV2 Norway picked up Conviction Kitchen and NRK Norway acquired the 90-minute drama-doc Manson, about the infamous Tate/La Bianca murders in 1969.

About The Author
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.

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