Cineflix Rights Inks Deal with SBS Australia


Cineflix Rights has signed a deal with SBS Australia for more than 20 hours of factual content from its blue-chip history and documentary slate.

Included in the deal is the Sandstone Global-produced Voices of the Dead, following Professor Bettany Hughes as she uses new technology and her investigative skills to reveal how people lived in Ancient Egypt and Pompeii.

Other titles coming to SBS Australia are The Story of Late Night from Cream Productions; WWII By Drone from Like A Shot Entertainment; Battle of Alcatraz from Hoff Productions; Battle of Britain: Three Days that Saved the Nation from Lion Television; and The Day Hitler Died and The Day Kennedy Died from Finestripe Productions.

Chris Bluett, senior VP of sales for Asia Pacific and Benelux at Cineflix Rights, said: “History has always been a strong performer in the Australian market, and I’m delighted to be continuing Cineflix’s longstanding relationship with SBS with sales of some of the latest additions to our slate alongside enduring titles.”