MEDIA RELEASE: Jeff Vanderwal Promoted to VP, Scripted, Cineflix Productions

February 03, 2023

Toronto—Cineflix Productions has announced that Jeff Vanderwal has been promoted to Vice President, Scripted. Vanderwal sources, develops, and oversees the production of scripted series and movies for the division. Based in Toronto, Vanderwal reports to J.C. Mills, President and Head of Content, Cineflix Productions.

Since moving to the Cineflix Productions scripted team in 2018, Vanderwal has developed and produced a wide-range of projects including the multi-award-winning films I Was Lorena Bobbitt and Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey, along with crime thrillers Stolen by Their Father and Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story. Vanderwal produced the music-based holiday movies Undercover Holiday for Hallmark Channel and Lifetime’s Miracle in Motor City, starring Tia Mowry and Motown legend Smokey Robinson.

Vanderwal’s latest movie—Bad Behind Bars: Jodi Arias—recently premiered on Lifetime in the US and Canada. He is currently developing a crime series based on the critically acclaimed Wakeland novels by celebrated Vancouver author Sam Wiebe, along with another soon-to-be-announced scripted series.

“Jeff has been instrumental in building Cineflix Productions’ scripted division with a strong slate of gripping true crime thrillers, modern holiday classics, and compelling series. He’s great with talent, spot-on with story, and delivers high production values necessary to capture an audience. We’re thrilled to recognize his success with this promotion,” says J.C. Mills, President and Head of Content, Cineflix Productions.

“It’s been great to have the opportunity to grow here at Cineflix. We’ve built an amazing team and I’m very excited about all of the projects on our slate,” says Jeff Vanderwal, VP, Scripted, Cineflix Productions.