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SPI International is a global media company operating 40 television channels on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship channel, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. Working with over 1,400 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 65 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox channels on any Internet-connected device via major global streaming media players as well as local OTT providers. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in the Netherlands, including four movie channels and digital services. For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading distributor of theatrical films and television programming in the international market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand.
From our family to yours, we wish you a happy and healthy Eid! 🍬🍭
SPI/FilmBox and Red Bull Media House Ink a New 4K/UHD Content Deal for FunBox UHD
SPI/FilmBox acquires documentary series “Culinary Heights at Ikarus” from Red Bull Media House for its 4K and HD channels including FunBox UHD. Through the deal, SPI will also be able to sublicense the series to third parties in select territories.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Red Bull Media House once again to expand our portfolio of dynamic programming with incredible visual quality,” said Revi Benshoshan, Director of Acquisitions at SPI International. “The addition of Culinary Heights at Ikarus to SPI’s portfolio reflects our commitment to providing our audiences with a diverse range of quality programming to suit different tastes,” continued Benshoshan.
“Culinary Heights at Ikarus” offers a unique glimpse into the world of high-end cuisine. Each month at Salzburg’s two Michelin-starred Restaurant Ikarus, a different top international chef creates the menu. For this globally unique concept, Hangar-7 executive chef Martin Klein visits the cream of the crop, takes a look behind the scenes of haute cuisine, and is let in on some exciting culinary secrets. The series provides an interesting portrait of each guest chef, their culinary philosophy, and the food culture of their country.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-and-red-bull-media-house-ink-a-new-4k-uhd-content-deal-for-funbox-uhd-
Happy #InternationalFamilyDay! 👪
Let’s not forget about things that really matter in life. Family is one of them. 💖
Explore 1950’s Egypt in a 2018 action film “No Surrender”. Watch now on your favorite VOD platform.
#Nosurrender #movie #VOD #Egyptionmovie #film
SPI International’s Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and Gametoon Now Available on StarTimes
SPI/FilmBox and #StarTimes, one of Africa’s leading digital TV operators have brought the first global Turkish drama channel #TimelessDramaChannel (TDC) and SPI’s gaming channel #Gametoon to Africa. The agreement builds on the distribution of Filmbox Africa and Fashionbox on StarTimes and makes two of SPI’s most in-demand channels available to StarTimes subscribers from 1st May. Gametoon and TDC will be broadcast in English and Turkish, respectively, while the latter will have English subtitles.
“Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) is one of our fastest growing channels due to a global affinity for Turkish dramas,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International. “Providing audiences with a diverse collection of high-quality content is a shared mission with our partner StarTimes, and we can’t wait to introduce the world of TDC to African audiences. SPI has an eye for new trends in the market, as with TDC, Gametoon has also gained huge popularity within the community and I am sure that StarTimes subscribers will enjoy our exclusive content,” continued Twiss.
#HappyMothersDay to all the strong, loving and caring mothers around the world. 💐💖
SPI/FilmBox and #Bulsatcom Partner to Bring Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) to Bulgaria
SPI/FilmBox announced that Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), the first global Turkish drama channel, will now be offered in Bulgaria through a strategic partnership with Bulgaria’s largest TV operator, Bulsatcom, via the operator’s DTH and IPTV platforms. Apart from TDC, four additional channels - FilmBox Plus HD, FilmBox Extra HD, DocuBox HD and FightBox HD - from SPI/FilmBox’s diverse suite of channels, will be made available on Bulsatcom’s DTH platform. The deal also marks a three-year extension for the distribution rights of the channels across all platforms.
“We are delighted to announce that we have renewed and greatly expanded our partnership with Bulsatcom to include TDC and four more of our sought-after channels on their DTH platform in Bulgaria,” said Murat Muratoglu, Head of Distribution at SPI International. “We are excited to witness the success of TDC across the globe and we are confident that the Bulgarian audience will also enjoy the high-quality content offered on the channel,” continued Muratoğlu.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-and-bulsatcom-partner-to-bring-timeless-drama-channel-tdc-to-bulgaria-
SPI/FilmBox and 2BENAMED Partner to Distribute SPI Channels and VOD Content in Latin America
SPI/FilmBox and 2BENAMED announced that they have reached a strategic alliance centering on SPI’s SVOD packages and its localized linear channels. The deal grants 2BENAMED distribution rights to SPI’s VOD packages and localized linear channels in Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The three SVOD packages included in the deal feature on-demand content from some of SPI/FilmBox’s most riveting channels and are specially curated to fit the different tastes and needs of the Latin American audience.
“We are very excited to be working with Edgar Spielmann and his team at 2BENAMED to bring our content, linear channels, and digital products to the Southern Cone market. We believe our motto 'Home of Great Entertainment' will be a great fit for the market to cover the many needs of ever-growing consumer tastes,” said Berkin Ecevit, Sales & Business Development Director at SPI International.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-and-2benamed-partner-to-distribute-spi-channels-and-vod-content-in-latin-america
On this #EarthDay 🌍, we celebrate this magnificent planet that we call #home and all its wonders.🏠
SPI International Revamps Flagship Channel FilmBox
Global media company SPI/FilmBox which operates 40 channels on six continents, continues to improve its products and services to provide a high-quality entertainment experience to millions of viewers worldwide. The new and improved FilmBox channels will feature hundreds of hours of new, highly-demanded hit movies and series from major studios and a revamped graphics package which aims to reflect the innovative yet familiar aspect of the channel. The new graphics package will be used across FilmBox channels in all territories with the Czech Republic and Slovakia leading the launch in April.
FilmBox channels have also expanded their selection of titles through recent multi-territory deals with major studios and distributors to include a new batch of popular Hollywood blockbusters, world cinema gems and critically-acclaimed local productions.
“We will continue to deliver on our promise to constantly improve our products and services and we are delighted to be able to share these enhancements with our viewers all around the world starting with the Czech Republic, where FilmBox has proven to be the best performing pay-movie channel for the past five consecutive months,” added Behar.
FilmBox channels have over 30 million subscribers worldwide with the majority residing in the EMEA region. FilmBox channel reaches almost all pay TV users in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and it is the most watched pay-movie channel in the Czech Republic.
The new graphics package launches in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in April and will roll-out in other territories thereafter.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-international-revamps-flagship-channel-filmbox
You can be anyone on the Internet. But, it's really best to be... yourself. "People You May Know" is available on VOD platforms!
TV and VOD rights of "People You May Know" are distributed across many territories by SPI International 🌎
#HomeofGoodMovies #HomeofGreatEntertainment #FilmBox #Movies #StayHome
Season’s Greetings from SPI International 💐 We wish you and your loved ones healthy and happy holidays. 🎉
SPI/FilmBox Expands Cooperation with IPTV Operator Nej.cz
#SPIFilmBox and Czech television operator Nej.cz announced that they have expanded their long-term partnership. According to the newly minted agreement, Nej.cz subscribers will have access to a total of 13 channels from SPI/FilmBox’s versatile portfolio including a wide range of #FilmBox channels and other channels that provide thematic entertainment. Nej.cz will also offer over a hundred specially-curated VOD movie titles through its online platform under the #FilmBoxOnDemand branded corner.
“The popularity of FilmBox channels among the Czech audience is a proof of our continued commitment to providing our viewers with a well-blended mix of acclaimed movie titles and general entertainment content fit for every taste,” said Tamas Fülöp, Regional Director of Operations at SPI International. “We are delighted to be able to make our world of great entertainment accessible to a wider range of audience through our cooperation with Nej.cz,” added Fülöp.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-expands-cooperation-with-iptv-operator-nejcz
Today is #WorldHealthDay! We celebrate the real life superheroes who are out there fighting to save our lives👨⚕️👩⚕️
#ThankYou to all the healthcare workers and first responders that are on the front lines.🩺
SPI/FilmBox Brings Gametoon to French Leading OTT Platform #Molotov
SPI/FilmBox announces a new channel distribution deal with the 10+ million user French OTT platform Molotov for the gaming and esports channel, #Gametoon The channel will be available to subscribers in Molotov’s #GamerZone package.
Global media company SPI/FilmBox and French streaming service Molotov – which has just been named the Best App of the “App Annie Top French Publishers Awards 2020” – have inked their first ever channel distribution deal which will see SPI’s gaming and esports channel Gametoon added to the platform. The channel, created by gamers for gamers, features hundreds of hours of content dedicated to the gaming and esports phenomenon and will be offered to Molotov subscribers in the “Gamer Zone” package.
“We are excited to sign our first deal with the innovative streaming platform Molotov for one of our most unique channels, Gametoon, which has revolutionized the way audiences consume gaming & esports related content,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at #SPIInternational. “Molotov and SPI/FilmBox both acknowledge the importance of adapting traditional television to modern needs and we are confident that our shared vision will render this a long-lasting partnership,” continued Twiss.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-brings-gametoon-to-french-leading-ott-platform-molotov-
SPI International Affiliate Kino Polska TV SA Inks Content Acquisition Deal with #TheWaltDisneyCompany for Poland
SPI International affiliate Kino Polska TV S.A. continues to add to its impressive selection of movies and TV series through new content license agreements with key players in the industry. The latest agreement is with the leading international family entertainment and media enterprise, The Walt Disney Company, and aims to bring a diversified portfolio of new movies including Hollywood-blockbusters, critically-acclaimed movies and hit television series to Poland. The vast majority of the new titles will air on Polish linear movie channel #Stopklatka, with some slotted to broadcast on #ZoomTV and #KinoTV.
“Our partnership with The Walt Disney Company reflects our commitment to delivering highly-demanded, top quality content in all genres to our audiences in Poland. The new titles that we acquired through this deal, will enhance the TV viewing experience of Stopklatka, Zoom TV and Kino TV audiences,” said Magdalena Błasiak, Acquisitions Director at SPI International.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-international-affiliate-kino-polska-tv-sa-inks-content-acquisition-deal-with-the-walt-disney-company-for-poland
This Cory Bowles's directorial debut is a thought-provoking police drama. The movie is already available on most VOD services. 🎥
#blackcop #movie #vod #movieondemand
SPI/FilmBox Inks Partnership with HUAWEI to Bring Its VOD Content to HUAWEI Branded Devices in 23 Countries
SPI/FilmBox and HUAWEI have inked a new agreement that allows FilmBox On Demand content to be featured in HUAWEI’s new platform HUAWEI Video in 23 countries including UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Poland, Turkey and Russia.
HUAWEI announced today that its entertainment service HUAWEI Video will now be available to more countries together with its new mobile flagship P40 series, which will allow users to access the FilmBox On Demand VOD content easily and efficiently.
“We are very excited to bring the rich and curated catalogue of FilmBox On Demand to many countries across the globe through HUAWEI’s new VOD service HUAWEI Video, available on HUAWEI mobile devices that offer premium viewing and sound experience,” said Berkin Ecevit, Sales & Business Development Director at SPI International.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-inks-partnership-with-huawei-to-bring-its-vod-content-to-huawei-branded-devices-in-23-countries-
"This #JustinKurzel version is based on an award-winning 2000 novel by Peter Carey and manages to be simultaneously more realistic and poetic than any previous attempt to catch the fleeting madness of Kelly's life."
SPI International distributes #TrueHistoryOfTheKellyGang across many territories 🌎
On June 28, 1880, Ned Kelly, his brother Dan and his gang rode into the remote Victorian settlement of Glenrowan. They took hostages, but treated everyone pretty well and even staged an impromptu party before pursuing police arrived, surrounded the hotel in which the Kelly Gang was based, and starte...
SPI International’s FilmBox Premium Now Available on Telekom Romania
SPI/FilmBox and Telekom Romania expand their partnership to include SPI’s flagship premium movie channel, FilmBox Premium. The channel is now available to subscribers across all of Telekom Romania’s distribution networks
“We are delighted to be able to enhance the at-home movie watching experience for the Romanian audience through our partnership with one of the major players in the region, Telekom Romania,” said Tamas Fülöp, Regional Director of Operations at SPI International. “Through this deal, movie lovers of all ages will get to enjoy hundreds of hours of critically-acclaimed movies featuring world-famous stars on FilmBox Premium,” continued Fülöp.
Telekom Romania already carries three channels from the expansive SPI/FilmBox portfolio, including the rapidly-growing, premium Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), which now reaches 5 million homes in 14 countries. The other channels offered through the operator’s platforms are DocuBox and FightBox.
For more information please visit: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-internationals-filmbox-premium-now-available-on-telekom-romania
Happy International Women's Day to all the women out there who continue diligently to write their own stories. 👩🎉
#BeYourOwnHero #HomeofGoodMovies #WomensDay
SPI/FilmBox and Right&Rights Bring Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) to Lebanon
SPI/FilmBox has struck a distribution deal with R&R for its premium drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC). The deal renders R&R the exclusive distributor of the channel in the region and marks the launch of the channel on Cablevision in March.
For more information please visit our website: https://spiintl.com/news/spi-filmbox-and-rightrights-bring-timeless-drama-channel-tdc-to-lebanon
A car crash, drugs, millions of dollars, and... amnesia. Did everything go according to plan? #Killerman - now available on Polish, Czech and Hungarian VOD platforms! 🍿
TV and VOD rights of "Killerman" are distributed across many territories by SPI International 🌎
Click here to watch the trailer➡️: http://bit.ly/37SnD4p
Haley Joel Osment had his debut in "Sixth Sense" and Freddie Highmore gained popularity thanks to "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory". Their first film together - "Almost Friends" - is available on Polish, Czech & Hungarian VOD platforms! 🍿
TV and VOD rights of "Almost Friends" are distributed across many territories by SPI International 🌎
Enjoy the Best Romantic Movies on FilmBox!💕
What is your favorite romantic movie? 🎥
Ask your operator for #SPIFilmBox channels!🍿
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FilmBox being its flagship channel, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. Working with over 1,400 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 65 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox channels on any Internet-connected device via major global streaming media players as well as local OTT providers. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in the Netherlands, including four movie channels and digital services.
For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading distributor of theatrical films and television programming in the international market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand. www.spiintl.com