MEDIA RELEASE: CINEFLIX MEDIA LAUNCHES CINEFLIX STUDIOS VANCOUVER
Leading international indie producer and distributor Cineflix Media, has expanded its North American operations with the launch of a Vancouver office led by seasoned industry executive Mark Miller.
Cineflix Studios Vancouver will focus on producing and co-producing scripted series, movies, and factual content for North American and international streamers and broadcasters. Mark Miller will run the new company as President, reporting into Cineflix Media Co-Founder and CEO, Glen Salzman.
Mark Miller is one of Canada’s leading television executives, most recently in his dual role as President of Thunderbird Entertainment Group and CEO of Great Pacific Media, where he executive produced comedy Kim’s Convenience for CBC and Netflix. As CEO of Great Pacific Media, he led the company with a portfolio of multiple factual series which included High Arctic Haulers, Heavy Rescue: 401, and Highway Thru Hell. As a member of the Thunderbird Board of Directors and leadership team, he played a part in securing the rights to the Netflix animated series Beat Bugs, based on the music from The Beatles.
Cineflix Media has built its production business significantly in North America and Europe over the past few years. Alongside Cineflix Studios (Tehran, Reginald the Vampire, Late Bloomer, Coroner) and Cineflix Productions (American Pickers, Air Crash Investigation, Summer Qamp, Undercover Holiday), the group also encompasses a growing number of joint venture companies such as C3 Media (So Long, Marianne, Good Morning Chuck, Kings of Coke, Sugar) and Buccaneer (The Burning Girls, The Doll Factory, Irvine Welsh’s Crime, Whitstable Pearl) with creative partnerships including December Films (Reginald the Vampire, Carpe Demon, Wynonna Earp).
Glen Salzman, Co-Founder and CEO, Cineflix Media said: “Launching a Cineflix base in Vancouver will open up opportunities to increase our production capabilities and also provide a valuable, ideally positioned co-production hub for our creative partners in Canada, the West Coast of the US, and beyond. I’m delighted that Mark, who has such a wealth of experience overseeing high-profile, successful scripted and factual productions, will be joining us to run the new division.”
Mark Miller added: “I’m excited to be joining the Cineflix Media group and looking forward to the opportunity to deliver more of the standout content for which the company is globally renowned, and especially to forming close and mutually beneficial relationships with creative partners through the launch of Cineflix Studios Vancouver.”