As a result, the global rights of 200 hours of Arte produced programmes will be made available on DocuBox both in linear streaming and On Demand at www.filmboxlive.com.
Commenting on the development, Revi Benshoshan, director of acquisitions at SPI International, said: “It is my pleasure to announce the very first partnership between SPI/FilmBox and Arte. Subscribers of our thematic channel, DocuBox will now experience the quality, excitement, and beauty of some of the best cultural programmes that Arte offers”.
Celine Payot Lehmann, Arte’s head of distribution, added: “This is Arte’s first collaboration with SPI/FilmBox and we are delighted to have the Arte brand and 200 hours of Arte’s premium content taken to thousands of households worldwide, in every language”.
Arte Distribution is the commercial arm of the German and French public broadcaster Arte.