HONG KONG, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Starrise Media Holdings Limited ("Starrise Media", or the "Company", Stock Code: 1616.HK), formerly known as Silverman Holdings Limited, today announced that its Shares traded on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has been renamed from "SILVERMAN HL" to "STARRISE MEDIA" effective today (Friday, 3 November 2017). In addition, the Company's new logo alongside a new website (www.starrise.cn) has taken effect from 31 October 2017 to reflect the change of the Company's name.
Following the disposal of the Company's textile business in July 2017, Starrise Media has focused its efforts on further developing its television and film media business. The Company believes that this complete rebranding will complete the transition process, and the new stock short name, company logo, and company website will better reflect the current status of the Company and its direction of future development.
Starrise Media continues to see great growth opportunities in the television media business. "The Adoption", a 40-episode television series, produced and invested by Beijing Huasheng Taitong Media Investment Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, premiered on CCTV8 on 13 August of this year and won the "Gold Angel Award for Outstanding Chinese Television Play Series" at the twelfth Chinese American Film Festival; the shooting of "Qiao's Grand Courtyard 2" and "March in River City" was completed in the first half of the year and both are currently in the release phase; "Wudang Yijian" and "The Echoes of Xibaipo" were completed and are currently in the post-production phase. The aforementioned four dramas are expected to be broadcasted in the second half of the year to the first half of the next year.
The Company believes that these series will further enhance Starrise Media's competitiveness and brand name in the industry. The Company continues to be optimistic about the film, television and media industry in China, and will continue to explore opportunities in the industry to achieve better returns for shareholders and investors.
About Starrise Media
Starrise Media Holdings Limited (1616.HK), listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2012, operates business in film, television and media industry in pursuit of new growth driver and aims to be the biggest film and television production company in China. In 2015, Starrise Media completed the acquisition of Beijing Huasheng Taitong Media Investment Company Limited, a domestic film and television production company led by Mr. Meng Fanyao, a National Top Ten TV Producer. Beijing Huasheng Taitong Media owns a production scale of over one hundred episodes per annum and has gained excellent production capacity, with premium television series including Qiao's Grand Courtyard, Mazu, and The Wild Duck, as well as its TV series ''Eastern Battlefield," a 66-episode history drama on Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression. Meanwhile, Starrise Media owned Starrise Pictures, an emerging content producing platform aiming at young audiences, having works include a TV drama series ''The Unforgettable Years'', a youth web drama ''Goddess From the Future'', IP movie ''Li Lei and Han Meimei'', to further strengthen the Group's market coverage in the PRC media industry by new media forms such as web dramas and others.
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