MEDIA RELEASE: Cineflix Rights unveils MIPCOM 2021 factual slate

September 23, 2021

Cineflix Rights has revealed its slate of factual programming launching at MIPCOM 2021, with a wide range of content covering everything from the greatest sports stars of the past 50 years to epic historical events, extraordinary engineering innovations, true crime, and classic car restorations.

The Greatest of All Time with Photographer Walter Iooss (3X60’, Kaufman Films for ESPN, US)celebrates the greatest athletes of the past half century through the extraordinary work of America’s most iconic sports photographer.

Richard Hammond’s Workshop (6X60’, Chimp Productions and Kremplewood for Discovery+, UK and Eire) follows daredevil TV presenter and legendary car buff as he launches a high-end restoration shop for rare classic cars and motorbikes.

Voices from the Dead (3X60’, SandStone Global for Channel 5, UK) sees Professor Bettany Hughes using new technology while putting her investigative skills to the test to reveal intimate portraits of people and how they lived in Ancient Egypt and Pompeii.

Secret Nazi Expeditions (6X60’, Go Button Media for Super Channel, Canada) exposes Hitler’s twisted hunt for ancient knowledge and artifacts, exposing the covert missions behind the Nazi propaganda machine.

Smoke & Steel: Secrets of the Modern World (6X60’, Like a Shot Entertainment for UKTV and Discovery Science, US) explores the extraordinary engineering innovations of the industrial revolution and reveals how the same techniques and inventions are helping to build the modern world.

Moving Houses (10X60’, Imagination Television for TVNZ, New Zealand) follows daring Kiwis as they take on the ultimate reno recycling project: moving must-have homes to picture-perfect New Zealand settings.

Expert Witness (15X30’, Rare TV for BBC1, UK) celebrates the unsung courtroom heroes who helped solve some of the most complex crimes, using science and determination to uncover critical hidden clues.

Ainsley’s Good Mood Food (10X60’, Rock Oyster Media for ITV, UK) sees larger than life chef Ainsley Harriott on a delicious cross-country road trip fuelled by a passion for local produce and food that feeds the soul.

Smart Home Nation (10X30’, Efran Films for FYI and Crackle, US) guides viewers on an exclusive tour of the most jaw-dropping, technologically advanced homes in the world.

Tim Mutimer, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “It’s great to be launching nine brand-new factual series covering multiple genres that we know our buyers are hungry for: true crime, history, lifestyle, science, and engineering. Representing content originally commissioned by PSBs, cable networks, and streamers in the UK, North America, and New Zealand, we see real potential for these new series to join our successful returners such as Mayday: Air Disaster, Property Brothers, and My Big Family Farm as staples of our clients’ schedules.”


Media contact: Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
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About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights is the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor, providing premium programming from leading international producers to more than 500 broadcasters and platforms worldwide. Our diverse catalogue spans the full range of factual genres as well as scripted series and formats. Established in 2002, Cineflix Rights is based in London, and is part of the Cineflix Media group of companies.