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$35M class-action lawsuit filed against Cineflix Media

Law firm Cavalluzzo has taken on the suit, alleging the producer has violated the terms of the Employment Standards Act.

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Deals: Cineflix, Evolutionary Films, levelFILM

Cineflix options a true-crime article from journalist Karen K. Ho, levelFILM and Seville International grab Jasmin Mozaffari’s Firecrackers ahead of TIFF, plus more.

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BBC Studios adds two directors to T.O. team

Jodi Mackie and Brad Horvath will manage content sales and identify copro opportunities for the British producer/distributor.

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Corus renews eight unscripted series

The renewals include Frantic Films’ Backyard Builds, Great Pacific Media’s Worst to First and Cineflix’s Property Brothers.

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Deals: Blue Ant, Cineflix, Syndicado

Blue Ant International adds adult scripted to its sales catalogue as it looks to expand its offerings heading into MIPTV, plus more pre-market deals.

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Cineflix, Talesmith partner on T-Rex doc

The one-hour special was jointly commissioned by BBC, CBC and France Televisions.

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Dave Snyder joins Cineflix as VP of Development

The former VP of development and production at Jigsaw Productions will be based out of Cineflix’s New York office.

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Dave Hamilton to lead development for Cineflix

Hamilton (pictured), most recently an SVP at Leopard USA, is moving to Cineflix Media in September as EVP of development.

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Our House Media’s blueprint for international markets

With five series put into production this year and a recent pickup from Investigation Discovery, Simon Lloyd discusses the strategy behind the prodco’s first year of business.

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Cineflix makes U.K., U.S. deals in acquisitions drive

Crimes That Shook Britain is among a slate of recent U.K. and North American acquisitions made by the distributor as part of a drive to secure more third-party content.

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eggplant group acquires Optix Toronto

The move bolsters the newly formed eggplant pictures division to include post-production services.

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Cineflix promotes Andy McEntee to VP of development

The promotion comes as the Canadian producer continues to target North American buyers with unscripted series developed out of Toronto, New York and Los Angeles.