Digital distributor acquires US digital rights to over 100 hours of factual content
Leading Toronto-based digital distribution company Syndicado has inked a digital distribution deal with the UK’s largest independent content distributor Cineflix Rights that sees the company acquire the digital rights to over 100 hours of factual content for the US.
The deal with Cineflix Rights covers a broad range of factual entertainment series and documentary content.
Highlights include the hit paranormal activity reality television series ‘Most Haunted’ (20 x 60’), and ‘Wild Animal Rescue’ (6 x 60’), which originally aired for Animal Planet and follows an international animal welfare organization. Other series featuring in the agreement include ‘Is That a Nail in Your Head?’ (6 x 60’), which premiered on TLC revealing miraculous medical triumphs.
The agreement also includes the 6 x 30’ food travel series ‘Delinquent Gourmet’ that aired on Food Network Canada. The series follows Canadian celebrity chefs Gord Martin and Rodney Bowers, who scour the globe in search of great local food and experiences.
The deal also includes feature documentaries such as ‘Battle of the Somme’ (90’), a film following a team of investigators who use forensic science to determine whether combat footage of the infamous World War I event is real or fake.
“We are very excited to partner with industry leader Cineflix Rights and be able to share a significant but highly curated library of TV series with our key VoD retailers. We continue to see momentum in factual programming on digital platforms as viewers love both the entertaining and informational aspect of programming” said Greg Rubidge, President of Syndicado.
Syndicado is a film and television digital distribution company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Toronto with an office in Las Vegas. The company’s focus is on global digital distribution to major Internet and cable VOD major outlets such as Amazon, iTunes, Google, Vudu, Shudder, Popcornflix, cable VOD in the US and Canada and several other leading VOD platforms.
Syndicado recently announced sales of over 40 hours of both scripted and unscripted content with Popcornflix and the acquisition of films from British director Tony Palmer and Isolde Films including the ‘lost’ Leonard Cohen documentary ‘Bird on a Wire’.