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Celestial Pictures

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Industry  Entertainment
Founded  2002
Headquarters  Hong Kong
Parent organization  Astro
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Celestial pictures presents the shaw brothers library

Celestial Pictures is a diversified entertainment company focusing on Asian-language film and television content including production, aggregation, distribution and the operation of TV channels.


Headquartered in Hong Kong, the company owns the world's largest Chinese film collection including the Shaw Brothers film library. Celestial Pictures is restoring the Shaw Brothers' movies and distributing them to cinemas and the worldwide television and home video markets.

Television channels

Celestial’s television channel operations include Celestial Movies; Celestial Movies Asia, which screens Japanese and Korean blockbusters; Celestial Classic Movies, which features Chinese classic films including the Shaw Brothers film collection; and WaTV, a Chinese infotainment channel dedicated to a new reflection of modern China.

Film and television content acquisition

Besides the library and TV networks, Celestial Pictures produces and acquires feature films and hundreds of hours of television programmes each year, including television dramas, children's programmes, animation and documentaries for their channels and worldwide distribution.

Celestial Pictures is a wholly owned subsidiary of Astro Overseas Ltd,owned by Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd.


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