MEDIA RELEASE: Cineflix Rights closes scripted and factual deals ahead of NATPE Budapest
Cineflix Rights has closed multiple international deals with Central and Eastern European and Southern Mediterranean broadcasters for scripted and factual content, ahead of NATPE Budapest 2022.
On the scripted side, Tanweer has bought all three seasons of thriller Marcella (24×60’, Buccaneer Media for ITV, UK, and Netflix, worldwide) for ERT (Greece), and Disney+ has taken Season 1 of Coroner (8×60’, Muse Entertainment, Back Alley Films, and Cineflix Studios for CBC, Canada) for its streaming platforms covering the Balkans and Bulgaria.
True crime titles continue to perform well with John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge (4×60’, Hoff Productions for Reelz, US) acquired by TV JOJ (Czech Republic); Battle of Alcatraz (2×60’, Hoff Productions for Reelz, US) bought by AMCNI for Spektrum channel (Central Europe) and FTV Prima (Czech Republic); and hit series Killer Cases (Season 2, 10×60’, Law&Crime Productions for True Crime Network, US) selling to AETN (Poland).
Meanwhile Kino (Poland) has acquired Secret Nazi Expeditions (6×60’, Go Button Media for Super Channel, Canada) for its Stopklatka channel and Smart Home Nation (10×30’, Efran Films for FYI and Crackle, US) for Zoom TV.
Lucy Rawson VP, Sales, Africa, CEE, Middle East, and Southern Mediterranean, Cineflix Rights, who will be attending NATPE Budapestsaid: “I’m delighted to be closing these deals for some of our long-running scripted shows and recently acquired factual content with our partners in the region. I’m really looking forward to returning to NATPE Budapest in person with a strong slate of new content to launch to buyers at the market.”