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Pay TV operator moves into films

Update: May, 13/2015 - 08:31

K+ is the first pay-TV operator in Viet Nam to invest in production of Vietnamese movies for television. — Photo VNS Quynh Hoa

HCM CITY (VNS) — Viet Nam Satellite Digital Television K+ (VSTV) has announced a strategic partnership with the country's two leading players in film production industry, BHD (Viet Nam) and CJ (South Korea), to exclusively broadcast feature movies on K+ channels.

K+ will be the first pay-TV operator in Viet Nam to invest in production of Vietnamese movies for television. K+'s subscribers will be able to enjoy the latest movies at home.

Newly released movies such as De Mai Tinh 2 (Fool for Love) and Ngay Nay Ngay Nay (The Lost Dragon) will air on K+1 in May and June. The two films have been successful at the box office.

Bo Ba Rac Roi (Triple Trouble) and Quyen, which promise to be box-office hits, have been selected by K+.

The films will air during the last Friday of each month on K+1. Le Chi Cong, K+'s general director, said K+ was continuing to negotiate with producers to find good films to broadcast each month.

During the announcement, an anti-piracy agreement was signed that aims to to enhance the development of the content industry.

Well-known actors such as Thai Hoa, Ngo Thanh Van, Tran Bao Son and Kathy Uyen, as well as concerned directors, producers and investors (K+, BHD, CJ) took part in the signing ceremony. —VNS

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