American Pickers Behind The Scenes Cineflix Productions


Independent for more than 25 years, we’ve never lost our belief that creatives are core, and a win-win commercial approach is what brings great content to the world.

Cineflix creates, produces, and distributes must-watch TV for broadcasters, streamers, and FAST platforms worldwide with operations in Montreal, Toronto, New York,
London, and Dublin.

A leading international media company, the Cineflix group includes Cineflix Productions, Cineflix Rights, and Cineflix Studios, as well as joint venture companies Buccaneer, C3 Media, Husk Media, and Shiny Screens Entertainment. We also share strategic partnerships through first-look deals and co-productions with a hub of producers from the US, UK, and Canada.

With a catalogue of more than 6,000 hours of select programming across a wide range of genres, Cineflix is behind some of TV’s most popular and long-running shows.


J.C. Mills
President and Head of Content, Cineflix Productions
J.C. Mills Cineflix Productions
J.C. Mills
President and Head of Content, Cineflix Productions

J.C. leads scripted and unscripted content strategy for Cineflix Productions, and oversees the deal-making process with networks and third parties. He curates the development slate—boosting growth through internally-generated ideas as well as partnerships with outside creatives—and is responsible for building the division’s emerging feature doc business. As part of the Cineflix Media executive team, J.C. drives new commercial opportunities such as joint ventures and overall deals across the company. In 2022, he was behind the launch team for Cineflix Media’s first three FAST channels: The Real Disaster Channel, Crime & Justice, and Property & Reno.  

J.C.’s executive producer credits with Cineflix Productions include: Summer Qamp,a feature documentary chronicling the stories of LGBTQIA2S+ campers and counselors for Super Channel and TVA, which is making waves on the festival circuit with official selections including Toronto International Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, Hamptons International Film Festival, and Montclair Film Festival; the acclaimed Nancy Buirski film Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Midnight Cowboy, which premiered at the Venice International Film Festival and the Telluride Film Festival in 2022; multiple TV Movies for Hallmark Channel including Undercover Holiday; as well as Bad Behind Bars: Jodi Arias for Lifetime; discovery+’s powerful and unflinching docuseries Fight or Flight; and A&E’s gripping two-part special The Torso Killer Confessions. In 2024, J.C. and his team will be debuting two new series in the home category: Betting on Paradise for HGTV and Property Virgins for Lifetime.  

Previously, J.C. was President and General Manager of Glass Entertainment Group, increasing its content portfolio to over a dozen new networks and platforms while producing more than 160 episodes. Prior to Glass, he was an agent at ICM Partners representing showrunners, directors, and production companies of non-fiction content. As a Director of Development at National Geographic, J.C. developed over 100 hours of content.  He began his career in international distribution with Shine International working from both LA & London while selling tape and formats to the global market. Later, at Zodiak Rights, he led the U.S. acquisitions strategy out of LA and NY.  J.C. is also admitted to practice law in New York, and serves as a Realscreen DIALOG mentor. 

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