Cineflix Rights has hired Richard Life to serve as their Head of Acquisitions – a role that will see him heading up the company’s global acquisitions team.
In the newly created role, Richard will spearhead acquisitions for Cineflix Rights, as the company executes its strategy of increasing content streams through producer partnerships, development and first-look deals, and co-productions.
He will be based in London and will report to Chris Bonney, CEO Rights for Cineflix Media. Additionally, the company is looking to expand the acquisitions team and is actively recruiting for a Vice-President of Acquisitions for North America. “Richard brings a wealth of commercial and creative experience to the company”, Bonney said. “Building up our international acquisitions team will position us for further growth in our unscripted and scripted portfolios.”
Richard Life comes Cineflix after having previously served as Head of Acquisitions and Co-Productions for ITV Studios Global Entertainment and Head of Programming for Channel 4 International. “I’m delighted to be taking on this role and working with the talented team at Cineflix”, Life said. “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.”