FilmBox secures Disney content for premium and basic channels

FILMBOX_HDSPI International/FilmBox has signed a deal with Disney for first-run movie content for its FilmBox channels in central and eastern Europe.

Content for the deal, a content package acquired by SPI International’s Kino Polska TV from Disney for the pay TV broadcaster’s FilmBox brand movie channels and FilmBox Live VOD service in CEE, includes ABC Studios’ American Crime television series.

Among other titles picked up by SPI from Disney are animated movies Planes 2 and Big Hero 6, Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella, Tinker Bell and The Pirate Fairy, and Tinker Bell and The Legend of the NeverBeast.
SPI is planning to air these titles on FilmBox brand premium movie channels in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and other CEE countries/ The company has also secured SVOD rights for titles included in the deal.

“We are thrilled to work with Disney, world’s top provider of entertainment content,” said Berk Uziyel, executive director of Filmbox International Ltd. and Member of the Management Board at Kino Polska TV.

“With the package filled with movie hits, popular TV series and iconic shows we’ve just acquired from Disney,  FilmBox channels’ subscribers across CEE will continue seeing new, remarkable content featuring unforgettable Disney characters, starring Hollywood most popular actors and telling heartwarming stories for viewers of all ages.”