SPI International Launches Filmstream on Freeview


SPI International, a CANAL+ company, has rolled out Filmstream on Freeview in the U.K., presenting a collection of classic and contemporary films.

Filmstream is the second channel from CANAL+ Group to be launched on the platform. Among the titles on Filmstream’s lineup is the Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant starrer Charade (1963).

More classic titles on the channel are A Farewell to Arms (1932), Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), while contemporary films include The Ambassador to Bern (2014) and That Trip We Took with Dad (2016).

Filmstream is now available on channel 269.

“We are excited to introduce Filmstream to Freeview users, providing an unparalleled entertainment experience to 15 million households with our curated selection of films,” said Georgina Twiss, managing director for Western Europe and Africa at SPI International. “This partnership, facilitated by Global Distribution Services with Axiom managing advertising sales, marks a significant milestone in our mission to expand our global footprint and provide premium, exclusive content across a variety of platforms.”