Cineflix scores deals in Asia

Cineflix International Distribution announced several new deals with broadcasters across Asia Thursday, brokered by sales manager Chris Bluett (pictured).
February 24, 2011

Cineflix International Distribution announced several new deals with broadcasters across Asia Thursday. The deals span South, East and Southeast Asia and were brokered by CID sales manager Chris Bluett.

LIC-China has acquired season one of Python Hunters and Animal Mega Moves.

In India, Real Global Broadcasting’s Real channel picked up The Cupcake Girls and National Geographic India acquired four episodes of Paradise Lost.

Japanese broadcaster SFINX acquired competitive dog grooming series Extreme Poodles for air on Nippon TV’s family show World’s Great TV and TV Asahi will air the “Shoot Out in Marseille” episode of Zero Hour.


Korea’s CJ Media acquired Family Food Challenge, while HomeStory TV picked up the first three seasons of For Rent, the Canadian and British versions of The UNsellables and Kim’s Rude Awakenings. Kim will also air in Malaysia on ntv7. Cineflix also sold the first season of For Rent to Malaysian broadcaster Li TV.


Singapore’s Asian Food Channel picked up Conviction Kitchen, The Cupcake Girls, Dinner Party Wars and The Opener. In Hong Kong, Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) picked up How Machines Work and now TV acquired Inside The Box.

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