Louise Duffy | 20-09-2013
Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has signed two exclusive output deals with Hong Kong movie studios Mega-Vision Project Workshop and Universe Entertainment.
The deals secure exclusive first-run pay TV-rights, as well as pay per-view and VOD rights, of all upcoming movies from the two studios for CTE’s premiere Chinese movie channel Celestial Movies in Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.
Ofanny Choi, executive vice president, TV networks, CTE, said: “We are very pleased to partner with Mega-Vision Project Workshop and Universe Entertainment exclusively on a broader level. Celestial Movies brings our viewers the biggest Chinese blockbusters and the biggest stars, first and exclusively, and the output from MVP and Universe ensures that we deliver on this promise."
Angela Wong, GM of Mega-Vision Project Workshop, added: “We have had a long-standing relationship with Celestial Movies and I am glad to see it develop into a stronger partnership with this output deal. I am happy our star-driven line-up of movies will premiere exclusively on one of the most widely distributed 24-hour Chinese movie channels in the world."
Alvin Lam, COO of Universe Entertainment, said: “We are delighted to see the prosperous growth of Celestial Movies over the years and expand our relationship with such a distinguished and trustful partner. We believe with the unique strengths of Celestial Movies, we will achieve a successful distribution of film content across those regions."