SPI International Acquires Worldwide Distribution Rights to Documentaries from Earth Touch
SPI International inked a content acquisition deal with Earth Touch for a total of thirty-four riveting documentaries. The company licensed all worldwide TV and VOD non-exclusive rights of the content to broadcast on DocuBox and SPI’s other linear and digital assets.
SPI International announces that it has acquired thirty-four documentaries, which amounts to approximately eighty hours of programming from Earth Touch, an award-winning producer of high-end factual series. According to the deal, SPI will be able to broadcast the freshly acquired programming on DocuBox and on any of its other linear and digital brand assets worldwide.
“We are delighted to collaborate with Earth Touch, a company that shares our passion for providing audiences with high-quality content produced via state-of-the-art technologies,” commented Revi Benshoshan, Director of Acquisitions at SPI International. “This new slate of programming from Earth Touch will be a great addition to our library, especially to DocuBox’s rich collection of fascinating documentary and factual series that explores different cultures and the wonders of our world,” added Benshoshan.
The licensed programming includes various nature and wildlife documentaries such as, Deep Blue Dive and Black Mamba: Kiss of Death and travel themed content like Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey and Most Intriguing Safari Destinations.
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 Earth Touch
Earth Touch is composed of three affiliated entities: production companies in Durban and Washington DC, and a sales and distribution office in London. Earth Touch is a specialist in factual production and distribution, focusing primarily on wildlife and history documentary and factual entertainment series and films. It has an extensive archive of over 9000 hours of high-quality UHD and HD material, as well a total of 394 hours of blue-chip original programming. Learn more at www.earthtouchnews.com