SPI International Acquires Seven New Documentaries from Beyond Rights Limited
SPI International signed a new content acquisition deal with Beyond Rights Limited for all worldwide TV and VOD rights of seven documentaries from the latter’s catalogue. The freshly acquired programming will be available for broadcast on SPI’s linear and digital assets.
SPI International and global content distributor Beyond Rights Limited have concluded a content acquisition deal which renders seven documentaries, that amount to a total of 23 hours of programming, available for broadcast on SPI’s linear and digital brand assets worldwide. Other platforms will also be able to air the content in their SPI branded corners.
“It is our pleasure to work with world class distributors like Beyond Rights Limited to bring such high-quality programming through our linear and digital operations to our audiences from all walks of life,” commented Revi Benshoshan, Director of Acquisitions at SPI International. “These seven brilliant documentaries are stellar additions to our programming portfolio that we are confident will please our audiences worldwide,” added Benshoshan.
The documentaries included in the agreement are:
Beyond Siberia (2 x 60’) – A group of adventure bikers embark upon a 30,000-kilometer motorbike ride from London to Magadan, pushing themselves and their bikes to the limit.
Inside Story (9 x 60’) – A prime time current affairs series that investigates major crime and inspiring stories and events that hit the headlines in Australia and beyond.
Pets, Vets & Debts (1 x 60’) – This documentary takes the viewer inside veterinary surgeries across the US and Canada to witness cutting edge technology being used to treat pets, even including prostheses.
Beyond Sahara (2 x 60’) – In a thrilling follow-up to Beyond Siberia, this documentary follows 16 motorbike riders across 20,000 grueling kilometers through Africa.
Police- Stop (10 x 30’) – This crime documentary series from the producers of hit crime shows Highway Patrol and Highway Cops, follows the men and women tasked with controlling illegal street racing, dangerous and drink driving, reckless speeding and other road-related crime across the city of Auckland, New Zealand.
Wild and Dangerous (1 x 60’) – Wild & Dangerous peers into the relationships between people and their exotic pets and examines the issues that come with keeping undomesticated animals.
Cause of Death- Unknown (5 x 30’) – Cause of Death: Unknown explores cases where the circumstances of death may initially appear to be one thing but the investigation ultimately reveals something quite different.
About SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 42 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 700 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.
About Beyond Rights Limited
Beyond Rights is committed to bringing a refreshing new approach to the international content marketplace. What sets us apart is our ability to secure long and rewarding partnerships with international broadcasters and producers, driven by collaboration, transparency, investment, and fast decision-making.
Proudly independent, and with an experienced, enthusiastic and creative team, our business successfully combines scale and stability with innovation and flexibility. We are known for our enviable and rapidly growing catalogue which includes key titles such as global hit lifestyle format Love It or List It, Emmy-nominated MythBusters, Abandoned Engineering, Underground Worlds and Border Patrol as well as popular scripted titles such as Halifax Retribution and kids’ programming such as Netflix Originals, Beat Bugs & Motown Magic.
While predominantly based in the UK, we are the distribution arm of Beyond International Limited, one of Australia’s leading production, distribution and digital companies, with more than 30 years’ experience in creating and delivering quality programming that is seen all over the world.