SPI International Polska, a distributor of cinema, television, video, and DVD films, has signed and agreement with ATM S.A. for data transmission in the Ethernet technology.
The agreement covers three television channels: Filmbox, Nonstop Kino, and Nonstop Kino HD, which enriched the portfolio of the "N" New Generation Television as of December 1.
In spring this year SPI International Polska became the owner of the Kino Polska television recognized two years ago as the best European film channel (winning the Hot Bird TV Award 2005). Then, the station had another significant success: it moved up to among leading Polish theme channels, taking a position in the top ten this year.
The SPI group consists of SPI and Spinka, i.e. independent companies dealing with film production and cinema distribution. In the recent years, SPI produced "Jasne błękitne okna" by Bogusław Linda, "Teraz ja" by Anna Jadowska, and "Chaos" by Xawery Żuławski, as well as co-produced "Wesele" by Wojtek Smarzewski, "Symetria" by Konrad Niewolski, and "These Times" by Ken Loach. It also distributed hits such as "The Queen", "The Hours", "Finding Neverland", and "Taxi" in Polish cinemas. SPI Video has over 100 DVD premieres in the market each year. The group also includes the Luna cinema, one of the most interesting Warsaw's cinemas presenting ambitious repertoire.