Distributor Cineflix Rights has appointed industry veteran Richard Life to the newly-created position of Head of Acquisitions.
Life will spearhead acquisitions for Cineflix Rights, as the company increases its content streams through producer partnerships, development and first-look deals, and co-productions.

Life previously held the roles of Head of Acquisitions and Co-productions at ITV Studios Global Entertainment and Head of Programming at Channel 4 International.

Based in London, Life will oversee the global acquisitions team which comprises of Kate Laffey, VP, Acquisitions; Catherine McCormick, Manager, Acquisitions; and Giuliana Benvenuto, Manager, Acquisitions, North America. Life will report to Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media.
The company is also recruiting for a VP, Acquisitions, North America.
Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “Richard brings a wealth of commercial and creative experience to the company. Building up our international acquisitions team will position us for further growth in our unscripted and scripted portfolios.”
Richard Life, Head of Acquisitions, Cineflix Rights said: “I’m delighted to be taking on this role and working with the talented team at Cineflix. This is an exciting opportunity as Cineflix Rights is able to offer producer partners an enhanced range of deals, including an increase in our deficit financing and co-financing activity.”

Jon Creamer

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