With production and development hubs in Toronto and New York, Cineflix Productions is responsible for creating some of the longest running brands in cable: Property BrothersAmerican Pickers, and Air Crash Investigation. Our feature documentary lineup includes Nancy Buirski’s acclaimed film Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Midnight Cowboy and Summer Qamp which chronicles the stories of LGBTQIA2S+ campers and counselors. These titles join a slate of compelling shows like discovery+’s powerful follow-docuseries Fight or Flight, HGTV Canada’s hit series Rock Solid BuildsA Time to Kill with more than 100+ hours, as well as tentpole TV movies Undercover Holiday for Hallmark Channel along with 2022 Canadian Screen Award-winner for Best TV Movie I Was Lorena Bobbitt.

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

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.

J.C.’s executive producer credits with Cineflix Productions include Nancy Buirski’s acclaimed film Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Midnight Cowboy; Summer Qamp, a feature documentary chronicling the stories of LGBTQIA2S+ campers and counselors for Super Channel and Quebecor Content; Hallmark Channel’s Undercover Holiday; discovery+’s powerful and unflinching follow-docuseries Fight or Flight; and a soon to be announced true crime event series for A&E.

Previously, J.C. was President and General Manager of Glass Entertainment Group, increasing its content portfolio to 12 new networks and platforms while producing more than 160 individual episodes. Prior to Glass, he was an agent at ICM Partners—selling over 30 projects across cable TV. As a Director of Development at National Geographic, J.C. developed 100 plus hours of content and, at Shine International, he sold formats while managing third-party producer relationships. J.C. is also admitted to practice law in New York, and he serves as a Realscreen DIALOG mentor.

Kristin Wendell
VP, Development
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Kristin Wendell
VP, Development

As VP, Development, Kristin is responsible for unscripted development for the US market across all content platforms. She has more than a decade of development, production, and casting experience across a wide range of genres including factual series, reality formats, documentaries and specials, and studio talk shows.

Previously, Kristin was VP of Development at All3Media-owned Optomen Productions, where she was responsible for developing docuseries and original formats for US broadcast and cable networks including PBS, Lifetime, and Food Network. Prior to Optomen, she served as VP of Development for Part2 Pictures where she oversaw the development team and a slate of titles such as MSNBC’s docu-series Story of Cool with LL Cool J and investigative three-part series Breaking HateScene of the Crime with Tony Harris for Investigation Discovery; and CNN’s News and Documentary Emmy® Award-nominated Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. She has also held various development positions at networks including truTV where she oversaw casting and talent for the network, and developed Swamp HuntersSafe Crackers, and Cash Dome. While at Discovery Channel, Kristin recast Dual Survival and oversaw casting and research for the network’s internal development. She then was the Director of Development for National Geographic Channel, where she developed multiple shows including the six-part series Original Sin: Sex, event special Brain Surgery Live, and The Boonies.