STAR Chinese Movies launches Southeast Asia feed

Louise Duffy | 02-11-2013

FOX International Channels Asia (FIC) has launched STAR Chinese Movies (SCM) in Southeast Asia. The channel offers the latest Chinese-language blockbuster movies and other premium content.

SCM’s SEA feed is available in Thailand via affiliate partners GMMZ and MeTV, and in Indonesia via affiliate partners First Media, Big TV, Parabola Orange TV, Skynindo and will be available on Aora TV from 1 December.

SCM’s SEA feed includes blockbusters such as Saving General Yang, Ah Boys to Men 1 & 2 and The Wedding Diary 2, an SCM original co-production. These films will be subtitled in Chinese and English as well as Bahasa Indonesia and Thai.

The addition of SCM’s Southeast Asia feed takes the premium Chinese entertainment channel to a total of 8 feeds. It is also available in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US.

In addition to the linear channel, FIC also offers SCM PLAY, an online catch-up service via the web or the iOS and Android app.

Cora Yim, VP of the Chinese Channels Group at FOX International Channels, said: “The launch of SCM’s new feed for Southeast Asia marks another milestone for FIC’s ambitious goals to develop and promote Chinese entertainment as premium crossover content, not just in Asia but worldwide. With our global scale, steady investment in not just acquiring but also producing content, and established channel brand of SCM, FIC is in a great position to lead the charge in taking Chinese content global.”