You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Celestial sets up Taiwan office

Jeffrey Soong to serve as managing director

BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director.

Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and TV series co-productions, explore new-media licensing opportunities and raise its profile in Taiwan’s biz.

“Taiwan’s important role in Chinese entertainment is unquestioned and, as a Chinese content company, it is imperative we have a local presence there,” said Celestial CEO Ross Pollack. – — Clifford Coonan

More TV

  • Transparent

    'Transparent' Without Jeffrey Tambor? Unimaginable But Possible. Here's How

    BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director. Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and […]

  • Carmen Ejogo Trust Detective

    'True Detective' Season 3 Casts Carmen Ejogo

    BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director. Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and […]

  • iHeartRadio Music Awards Live Stream

    E! Investigating Ryan Seacrest Misconduct Claim

    BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director. Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and […]

  • Rev Run

    Netflix Orders Comedy Series Starring Rev. Run, Wife Justine

    BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director. Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and […]

  • I Am Elizabeth Smart

    TV Review: Lifetime’s ‘I Am Elizabeth Smart’

    BEIJING — China’s Celestial Pictures has set up an office in Taiwan in response to the expanding biz there and named industry vet Jeffrey Soong as managing director. Celestial, which also operates regional pay TV channels, said it would use its presence in the self-ruled island to expand distribution of its channels, develop film and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content