Celestial Signs Deal for Shaw Digital Distribution in Singapore

Downloads Available for Creative Technology Media Players

HONG KONG – Celestial Pictures has inked a strategic licensing deal with Singapore-listed personal digital entertainment technology provider Creative Technology to distribute 668 Shaw Brothers library titles and 500 hours of Celestial-produced original TV drama through the latter company’s portable viewing devices.

The film and TV content will be available for full-length download in Singapore via portable media players developed by Creative Technology, the provider for digital entertainment products for the personal computer and the Internet. 

The agreement includes non-exclusive digital download rights and Internet download-to-own rights. Films to be released through Creative Technology’s portable players in the deal includes Chang Cheh’s martial arts classic The One-Armed Swordsman and The Heroic Ones, King Hu’s Come Drink With Me, and Liu Chia-liang's The 36th Chamber of Shaolin.