TCL Multimedia Establishes a Strategic Collaboration with "Iron Man 3"
Featuring the World's Largest 110-inch 4K Full HD 3D LCD TV Panel
HONG KONG, Jan. 9, 2013
HONG KONG, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings
Limited ("TCL Multimedia" or "the Group", HKSE stock code: 01070) announced
that the Group will launch a series of collaborations with the Hollywood
blockbuster "Iron Man 3" through brand placement, joint promotions and
authorized usage of creative elements. TCL's smart TV, particularly the
world's largest 110-inch 4K full high-definition 3D LCD TV (UHD) panel, cloud
technology and mobile handsets will be featured in "Iron Man 3". This move
will illustrate comprehensively the innovative products and strong capability
of the Group, widening the horizon of audiences from around the world.
TCL has been committed to building an international, young and vibrant brand
image in the areas of branding culture and entertainment marketing, to deepen
its brand influence. Over the years, TCL has been establishing brand
placement, joint promotions and authorized usage of creative elements
arrangements with various Hollywood commercial movies, such as "Transformers
3", "The Avengers", "Batman 3 - The Dark Knight Rises" and "Cloud Atlas", etc.
TCL has been aiming at showcasing to consumers from around the world its
innovations and technologies, as well as the young, trendy and
internationalized element of its brand charisma, through the influential
Widely sought after by movie fans from around the world, the superhero movie
series "Iron Man 3", co-produced by The Walt Disney Company and Marvel
Studios, will be released on 3 May 2013 simultaneously in the United States,
China and other selected countries. Mr. Bob Sabouni, Executive Vice President
of Marvel Studios, the investor and producer of "Iron Man 3", said, "This is
the first commercial co-production with huge investment between Hollywood and
China. Elements of Chinese culture had been incorporated in the shootings and
the plot lines, marking a milestone collaboration between movie industries in
the US and in China. We apply the most stringent standards in selecting our
commercial partners. Despite an emergence of expressions of collaboration
interests from many international and top-notch companies since this project
began, we finally chose TCL for its position as a world-renowned electronics
consumer brand with leading innovation capability, its high level of
internationalization, its experiences in collaborating with many different
Hollywood titles. We believe that TCL is our best partner in promoting this
movie to markets around the world."
Mr. Li Dongsheng, Chairman of TCL, said "TCL has attached great importance to
the collaboration with Hollywood. Through this cross-industry collaboration,
we are looking at introducing our latest smart products to consumers from
around the world via a wide range of different brand promotion activities
associated with the 'Iron Man 3' theme, bringing more wonderful user
experiences to consumers."
About TCL Multimedia
Headquartered in China, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited (HKSE stock
code: 01070) is one of the leading players in the global TV industry. TCL
Multimedia is engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and
distribution of consumer electronic products comprising television and audio
visual products. Its ultimate shareholder is TCL Corporation. According to the
latest DisplaySearch report, the Group's global LCD TV market share increased
from 5.0% in the second quarter of 2012 to 6.7% in the third quarter of 2012,
thereby lifted its ranking up to the fourth. The Group has maintained its No.1
position in the LCD TV market in China with a market share of 18.7%.
For more information, please visit its website: http://multimedia.tcl.com.
SOURCE TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited
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