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FILMBOX launches 7 thematic channels and VOD Content on SonyLIV Web and App in India

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FILMBOX launches 7 thematic channels and VOD Content on SonyLIV Web and App in India

Global media group SPI International (FILMBOX) and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) have signed a distribution agreement to launch seven thematic channels from SPI’s worldwide TV portfolio exclusively on SonyLIV. SonyLIV streams are accessible online, on mobile devices (Android and iOS), web and m-web.

From this month, SonyLIV’s TV line-up will include the following SPI channels:

- FilmBox ART HOUSE – an international movie channel featuring classic masterpieces of world cinema by such prominent directors as Kurosawa, Fellini, Hitchcock, Antonioni, Visconti along with an impressive selection of art house titles and independent films from all over the world. The channel also presents award-winning movies from top film festivals including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Sundance, Tokyo, Hong Kong and many more.

- FIGHTBOX - a 24X7 martial arts network with live broadcast of international MMA events and other TV programming covering more than thirty combat sport disciplines.

- FAST&FUNBOX - a sports/lifestyle channel featuring coverage of international shows and competitions in such disciplines as car racing (Formula One), motorcross, snowboarding, sailing and many more

- DOCUBOX – a unique documentary channel presenting documentary films and television programming devoted to nature, science, history and human civilization

- FASHIONBOX - a worldwide TV network focusing on fashion trends, top designers and shopping

- 360TuneBox – an independent international music video network showcasing breakthrough artists from all over the world and the best of art music video

- GAMETOON – SPI’s brand new worldwide entertainment TV channel for millennials revolving around gaming and eSports. The Gametoon channel features highlights of popular video games, entertainment content from gaming youtubers, video game tournaments (e-sports) with million dollar prize pools and much more.

Uday Sodhi, EVP and Head, Digital Business, SPN, said, “We are delighted to announce our strategic partnership with SPI International. With this association, we bring to our audiences’, content from seven additional international channels across different genres. This will add up to our existing bouquet of channels like SONY SET HD, SONY MAX HD, SONY SAB HD, SONY BBC Earth, SONY MIX and more. We continue to live to our core brand message of ‘We LIV to Entertain’ by bringing the best of content from across the world. SonyLIV premium users can now enjoy non-stop entertainment around sports, fashion, lifestyle, interactive gaming, music, movies and more.”

Murat Muratoglu, Head of distribution for MENA, Turkey, APAC, Russia, CIS, Baltics, Bulgaria and Ex-Yugo, SPI, said, “As SPI is committed to expanding its distribution footprint in Asia we are excited to deliver top quality television programming to viewers in India, thanks to the recent launch of our worldwide channels on SonyLIV. Users can now enjoy content across genres on 7 different channels.”

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