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March 5th, 2010

Globecast — An Animated Contract (SatBroadcasting™)

GlobeCast’s newly launched Content Acquisition and Distribution division has signed a VOD distribution deal with ZN Animation, one of China’s biggest animation producers, as well as general and popular entertainment content from Shanghai Media Group’s subsidiary, WingsMedia. Under the deal, GlobeCast will help this content reach VOD viewers on DTH and pay-TV bouquets throughout Europe.

The contract was signed with Zhejiang Zhongnan Group Animation Video Co., Ltd. (ZN Animation) as represented by their worldwide distributor, CHINAnimax Pte Ltd in Singapore, and Shanghai Media Group’s subsidiary WingsMedia. ZN Animation’s popular programs include Chinese animation hits such as RUBI, an educational and entertaining pre-school program, and Zheng He’s Voyages to the West Seas, the adventures of the great explorer, Admiral Zheng He, which won the 2009 Accolade Award of Excellence/TV/Animation and was nominated for Best Animation by The Asian TV Awards 2009. WingsMedia is a wholly owned subsidiary of China’s one of the biggest media groups, Shanghai Media Group (SMG). Among its hit shows are talkshow ChenChen All Star and hugely popular dramas such as Love Affairs and Burning Roses.