Cineflix Rights sells C5′s Our Yorkshire Farm
Cineflix Rights has signed international deals for Channel 5′s Our Yorkshire Farm, produced by Renegade Pictures and Motion Content Group.
The series — sold as My Big Family Farm — has been picked up in 25 territories, bought by broadcasters including CBC (Canada), Nine Network (Australia), Discovery Networks (New Zealand), TV2 (Denmark), YLE (Finland), NENT (Norway and Sweden), Manoto (Iran), TRT (Turkey), Tanweer Alliances for ERT Channel (Greece), and First HDTV (CIS and Baltic states), with other deals currently in negotiation.
Teleset Mexico exec boards Endemol Shine Boomdog
Javier Perez Teuffer Lopez has been named SVP of operations and business affairs for Endemol Shine Boomdog, the Spanish-language division of Endemol Shine North America.
Perez Tueffer boards the company from Sony Pictures Television’s Teleset Mexico, where he most recently served as executive director of operations. Prior to that, he spent nearly 15 years at Televisa in various roles, including director of finance and operations for entertainment, for Grupo Televisa.
In his new position, Perez Teuffer will oversee Endemol Shine Boomdog’s physical production efforts, business affairs, facilities, IT and general services.
He will be based at Boomdog’s Mexico City offices and reports directly to the division’s CEO, Alejandro Rincon.
Harbour Rights secures factual, doc sales
Hong Kong-based TV distributor Harbour Rights has secured a raft of sales for documentary and factual content.
The company has licensed a package of more than 50 hours to Wowow in Japan, including series Flavors (42 x 52 minutes); From Africa with Love (8 x 52 minutes); and Masters of Savors (8 x 52 minutes).
Discovery Network Asia-Pacific, meanwhile, has acquired three episodes from Harbour Rights’ wildlife series Icons of the Wild – The Vegetarian Giants (1 x 52 minutes); The Antelopes (1 x 52 minutes); and The Predators of Africa (1 x 52 minutes).
PCCW has picked up various titles for its newly launched Now True On Demand in Hong Kong, including history titles Hitler’s Champions (2 x 52 minutes); Angela Merkel, The Unexpected; lifestyle title The N°5 War (1 x 52 minutes); sports doc Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (1 x 105 minutes); Inside Korea (1 x 48 minutes); and science series Space Tomorrow (6 x 52 minutes).
Finally, Hong Kong’s RTHK acquired The Immortals (1 x 52 minutes) and Trees: A Global Superpower (1 x 52 minutes).