BEIJING, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The China Internet Information Centre and the Southern Media Corporation jointly announced the 1st Golden Bauhinia International New Media Film Festival (GBINMFF) at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. GBINMFF is the first of its kind, initiated in China and supported by many countries internationally to promote innovation in content production, discovery, and distribution, from "All Ages, All Cultures & All Media" under the global evolution of the Internet era. The objective of GBINMFF is to create a healthy eco-system for the new media industry to develop unique talents and for high-quality productions to flourish.
During the launching ceremony, Editor-in-Chief of China Internet Information Centre, Wang Xiaohui; Board Member & General Manager of Guangdong South New Media Inc., Lin Rui Jun; Screenwriter Director & Film Producer of CCTV Production Centre of China Central Newsreel & Documentary Film Studio Group, Zheng Zi; Member of the Provisional Legislative Council and Legislative Council of Hong Kong, Ma Fung Kwok; Executive Vice President of China Society of Broadcasting and Television, and Ex-Director of China National Radio, Yang Bo; Ex-Vice Chairman of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and China Grade-A Film Director, Ding Yin Nan; Deputy Secretary of Party Committee of China Film Association, and judges of 29th & 30th China Golden Rooster Award, Xu Bolin; all shared their vision and ideas for future growth opportunities of new media films.
"Internet injects new momentum and brings new opportunities to traditional film industry through new business models and technologies such as cloud-funding, big-data, online ticketing, and VR/AR technologies," said Samson Lee, CEO of STM Digital Holdings Group, the co-organizer for GBINMFF for the international market sector. "Golden Bauhinia International New Media Film Festival consolidates vast resources and creates much synergy among diverse areas including talents, capital, production, distribution, IP management and product licensing."
GBINMFF will accept submissions until Jan 2017. The 1st Golden Bauhinia International New Media Film Awards Ceremony will take place in Hong Kong or Macau in March of 2017.
About China Internet Information Centre
The operator of online web portal of China.org.cn which offers broad access to up-to-date news about China, with searchable texts of government position papers and a wealth of basic information about Chinese history, politics, economics and culture.
The authorized government portal site to China, China.org.cn is published under the auspices of the State Council Information Office and the China International Publishing Group (CIPG) in Beijing.
For more information - www.China.org.cn
About Southern Media Corporation
Southern Media Corporation (SMC), established on 18 January 2004, is the nation's first provincial enterprise group (coalition of broadcast TV system enterprises in provinces, cities and counties). SMC was formed by the Southern Media Holdings Limited, Radio Guangdong, Guangdong TV, Southern TV, Guangdong TV Technical Centre and 19 city-level broadcast stations in the province and 76 county-level broadcast stations. SMC has a total of 20 radio stations and 21 television stations, with TV signal coverage available in 53 countries and regions for over 20 million of population across Asia Pacific, Africa and Eastern Europe etc. Radio Guangdong is the largest provincial radio station with the most resources; Guangdong TV is the very first and the most influential mainstream media in the province; whereas Guangdong Southern TV is the youngest and fastest-growing provincial TV media.
Since its inception, SMC has been boldly looking for reform and innovation, its subordinating units such as Radio Guangdong, Guangdong TV and Southern TV all created their first brand and award-winning programs, and many other masterpieces.
For more information - www.snm.gd.cn
About STM Digital Holdings Group
STM is a leading digital content and value-added service operator offering high-quality digital content and value-added services through a network of O2O-Partners, including Internet-cafés, hotels, bars, restaurants, e-kiosks, smart-home, private clubs and Wi-Fi hotspots.
With a focus on the Greater China and Asia markets, STM partners and aggregates a wide variety of content & value-added service providers, to securely and efficiently deliver content/ services to the consumer of their O2O-Partners, through an advanced technology platform – namely V.S.O.P. "VAS Synergized O2O Platform".
Leveraging on V.S.O.P., STM empowers consumers from tier 2/3 cities, and even the most remote suburban and rural areas with limited Internet bandwidth, to enjoy premium content and value-added services such as movies, live concerts, cultural performances, sports, travel & lifestyles, education, investment, e-commerce, career, gaming and VR/AR content/services…etc. To date, these consumers have been inadequately served under current market landscape and structure.
SOURCE STM Digital Holdings Group